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Media Release: MACC ops rooms are what M'sia deserves, civil society engagement is what it needs


PETALING JAYA (Thursday): MACC’s plans for the next elections are what Malaysia sorely deserves, but steps need to taken to ensure that civil society can fully utilise the planned 24-hour operation centers for the next General Elections.

BFM Interview: Eliminating Corrupt Practices at Elections

In conjunction with International Anti-Corruption Day, BFM Radio - The Business Station interviewed C4 Center Executive Director Cynthia Gabriel over our recently released a report, 'The roles and functions of the Election Commission and the MACC In Addressing Corrupt Practices in Elections'.

NGO Proposes Ways to Combat Corruption During Elections


PETALING JAYA: An anti-graft NGO today proposed six recommendations to combat corrupt practices during elections, including empowering the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to investigate election offences.

Lawyers want public access to political funding draft bill

Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has demanded public access to the Political Donations and Expenditure draft bill, set to be tabled in Parliament next year.

Executive director Eric Paulsen said that it is “unacceptable” that so little is known about the exact contents of the document.

Corruption ranking system for ministries to clean up public sector

Image via NST/Muhammad Asyraf Sawal

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission’s (MACC) move to announce a corruption ranking system for all the ministries is expected to help fight misconduct in the public sector.

C4: MACC does have jurisdiction over political donations

PETALING JAYA: The Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) today challenged the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission’s (MACC) claim that it has no jurisdiction to investigate political donations.
Citing Section 16 of the MACC Act (2009), C4 executive director Cynthia Gabriel said the legislation in fact empowered the agency to investigate such donations.

C4: Syed Saddiq expose shows need to strengthen whistleblowers law

PETALING JAYA: The Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) has called for amendments to strengthen legislation governing the protection of whistleblowers, following reports that a PPBM Youth leader is being blackmailed with “sensitive” pictures.