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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'Outdated' OSA used to hide misconduct, claims Abim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.

Second high-ranking officer indicted in Scorpene subs probe

Another high-ranking French official, allegedly active in corrupt activities, has been indicted over the Scorpene scandal

TI Malaysia: Set cap on civil servants’ tenure

Cynthia Gabriel proposed that declaration of assets once every few years should also be made compulsory

C4: Selangor FOI better than Penang's

Selangor's Freedom of Information (FOI) Act is better than Penang's, an anti-corruption watchdog said, as it compared the legislation between the two Pakatan-led states.

Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) director Cynthia Gabriel said Penang did not express its CAT (competency, accountability and transparency) principles clearly in the preamble of the Act.

Selangor, on the other hand, states very clearly that the Act is to address the issue of accountability and transparency in governance, she said.

'Let public scrutinise Political Funding Act proposal'

A corruption watchdog has questioned the federal government on its plan to present a proposal for a Political Funding Act for public review.