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By MalaysiaKini March 17, 2014 Malaysia has once again made world news for the wrong reasons, coming in third in The Economist‘s crony capitalism index for 2014. Topping the list was Hong Kong followed by Russia, wrote the UK business weekly last Saturday. According to the report, all three held the same positions since the last […]

BY THE MALAYSIAN INSIDER March 2, 2014 A long-time Asia watcher has panned Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, noting that Malaysia under his watch was not a progressive society as reflected in the rise of religious jingoism. Zoher Abdoolcarim, writing in the latest issue of Time magazine, said that the crackdown on Shia Muslims […]

Election 2013 lacked integrity, study finds

BY BOO SU-LYN The Malay Mail Feb 28, 2014 A study on the integrity of elections across the globe has rated Malaysia near the bottom of the pile, with the country’s general election last year coming in 66th out of 73 elections surveyed, just above Zimbabwe. The findings of the Electoral Integrity Project (EIP), based […]

BY RAHMAH GHAZALI The Star Online Feb 11, 2014 DAP lawmaker Teresa Kok says she is unperturbed by a corruption report lodged against her by a DAP member, and describes it as an “act of revenge”. Speaking to The Star Online, the Seputeh MP said she had nothing to hide if the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission […]

BY STEVEN GAN Malaysiakini Dec 12, 2013 Crime, corruption and tax evasion – the hemorrhaging of billions of ringgit in dirty money from Malaysia, one of the world’s top countries in illicit capital flight, continues unabated. RM173.84 billion (US$54.18 billion) was siphoned out of Malaysia in 2011, said Washington-based financial watchdog Global Financial Integrity (GFI) […]

Media Statement by Teresa Kok, DAP National Vice Chairman and MP for Seputeh in Parliament on Monday, November 25, 2013 Datuk Seri Najib should explain to the people what effective steps will be taken to resolve problems of corruption, leakage and wastage and why has there been no announcement of austerity measures? When outlining the […]

NEWS ANALYSIS BY THE MALAYSIAN INSIDER Nov 19, 2013 If there is one lesson to be learnt from the Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) fiasco, it is that some Malaysians never learn their lessons and continue making the same mistakes. And in the process, waste millions of public funds. Yesterday, de facto Law Minister Nancy […]

BY DESMOND DAVIDSON The Malaysian Insider Nov 12, 2013 One of the two logging companies in dispute with native customary rights (NCR) land owners over log extractions has been ordered by the Sarawak state government to cease operations. The company is alleged to have engaged thugs and gangsters to settle the disputes, but the suspension […]

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