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Southeast Asia: civil society and governments join forces against corruption

Civil Society Organizations agreed on a set of proposals for action by States both at the national and regional levels, such as within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

Annuar suspension: C4 chief calls for full Mara audit

Cynthia Gabriel says auditor-general, MACC must take urgent action following Mara's suspension of chairman Annuar Musa, over possible misappropriation of funds.

Arrest Jho Low following revelations in S'pore court, M'sian authorities told

The Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) has called on Malaysian authorities to arrest and prosecute Penang-born billionaire Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low.

Why President Trump is Bad for Freedom... in Malaysia

Civil activists in the country enjoyed US support under Obama, but the incoming president’s anti-China stance may require him to turn a blind eye to Najib’s domestic agenda

Best way to stem graft is to lead by example, NGOs tell PM

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak has been urged to lead by example on his reminder to civil servants this morning not to take what rightfully belongs to the people. "Our message to Najib is practise what you preach. The best way to stem graft in the public sector is leadership by example," said Center to Combat Corruption & Cronyism (C4) founder Cynthia Gabriel.

Other countries give food stamps, we give BR1M

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Paul Low says the financial aid helps people affected by the introduction of GST and removal of subsidies for some items.

C4 reminds Putrajaya on combatting corruption

It notes a steep rollback in government accountability and respect for the rule of law.

Putrajaya using ‘foreign funding bogeyman’ to bully us, says C4

The Centre to Combat Corruption & Cronyism invites Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan Muhammad to dialogue with civil society instead of bullying them.

'Outdated' OSA used to hide misconduct, claims Abim

Thailand has the Official Information Act 1997, which allows the public access to government information.