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  1. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia to perform autopsy on body suspected to be missing British tourist

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:49am

    ... by international criticism over its response to missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, with many relatives of the 239 people aboard saying it was too slow and not transparent. In a previous case ...

  2. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Alarm at rise in use of fake datuk titles in Malaysia

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:58pm by Jennifer Pak

    ... Jennifer Pak in Kuala Lumpur Calls for more transparency in datuk awards system in Malaysia to preserve sanctityof the monarchy after a string of crimes Alarm at rise in use of fake titles ... datuks or ones suspected of corruption have become staples in the Malaysian media. They have fuelled calls for more transparency in the honorary awards system in an effort to preserve ...

  3. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian court clears Ling Liong Sik of wrongdoing in Port Klang dealings

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... parliamentary majority was further reduced. Corruption, from small bribes for minor traffic offences to the awarding of huge contracts without transparent tender process, is endemic in Malaysia. ...

  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian tribes protest Borneo mega-dam

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 03:24pm by AFP

    ... to the already-operating 2,400-megawatt Bakun dam, which Transparency International has condemned as a graft-plagued ecological catastrophe. Despite Bakun providing more than double Sarawak’s current energy needs, ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Graft watchdog calls on Sarawak chief Taib Mahmud to resign

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... watchdog Transparency International has called on the powerful head of a Malaysian state to step aside after a video purportedly linking him to abuse of power went viral online. But the man ... investigation of the video, Josie Fernandez, secretary-general of Transparency International's Malaysian chapter, said in Kuala Lumpur. She also urged the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission ...

  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia opposition hopes state’s success can spread

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 03:22pm by Agence France-Presse in Georgetown

    ... weakened by Barisan, said Josie Fernandez, secretary general with Transparency International’s Malaysia chapter. “It will be very challenging. I think the political will is there [within Pakatan] ... as polls near. “Prior to 2008, no one really talked about good governance, transparency. To me this is a new vocabulary that has become commonplace,” said Francis Loh, president of independent ...

  7. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Graft buster Paul Low joins Najib's cabinet

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... Amy Chew in Kuala Lumpur Surprise appointment of ethnic Chinese NGO chief greeted with applause and scepticism Graft buster Paul Low joins Najib's cabinet Well-respected Malaysian graft buster, Paul Low Seng Kwan, 67, has his work cut out for him. Low- the president of Transparency International Malaysia (TI), an NGO that monitors political and corporate corruption- ...

  8. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia to hold closely contested polls on May 5

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:55pm by AFP

    ... transparent governance and respect for civil liberties. The UMNO-controlled Barisan Nasional (National Front) coalition had romped to victory in every election until 2008, when it won the polls ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Outrage grows over scandal-tainted Malaysian leader

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 04:24pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuching

    ... development, said Josie Fernandez, Transparency International’s Malaysia director. A 2008 US State Department cable revealed by WikiLeaks called Taib “highly corrupt” and “unchallenged”, saying ...

  10. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia defends poll setup after massive opposition rally

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 02:45pm by Associated Press in Kuala Lumpur

    ... Associated Press in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia’s government defended the country’s electoral system as free and fair after a massive opposition rally demanded further transparency in general elections due in months. About 45,000 people joined the rally Saturday by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s three-party alliance in a downtown Kuala Lumpur stadium ahead of elections that must ...




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