Tag: Corruption

Dr Mahathir came to fix Malaysia’s economy but corruption proves to be a bane

This week, Malaysia celebrates one year since the Pakatan Harapan government swept to power after it dislodged former Prime Minister Najib Razak in a tight electoral race. The new regime under the leadership of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad set out to fix the broken economy and...

300 pages of documents related to corruption charges submitted to Rosmah’s defense team.

The prosecution team that brought charges against Rosmah Mansor, the wife of Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak, has submitted all the pertinent documents regarding the case to the defense. Rosmah is facing two charges of corruption concerning solar energy projects in rural schools in...

Mahathir: corruption in M’sia’s civil service ‘very, very low’ since PH now in power

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Dr. Tun Mahathir Mohamad has had much to say about corruption in his country lately, from declaring in a television interview October that corruption is a thing of the past, to saying last week that corruption has become part of Malay...

Corrupt Malaysians do not care about the future of the country : Dr. Mahathir

Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Dr. Tun Mahathir Mohamad, wrote in a post on Thursday, that not only has corruption become a part of Malaysia’s culture, but corrupt Malaysians also do not care for the future of the country. Dr. Mahathir further explained that when people take...

If a country’s top man is corrupt the rest will follow: Mahathir

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad speaking today at the Anti-Corruption Summit said when a country's top leader (Prime Minister) is corrupt, the rest of the people will follow in acts of corruption. "In a country when the top man is corrupt the rest will...

CEO of Family Dental Centre fined S$15,000 for bribery, now terminated 

On October 16, Tuesday, Nurul Aizat Zainudin, 32, the chief executive officer, director and practicing dentist at the Family Dental Centre (FDC) was fined S$15,000 for bribery and was promptly terminated by the FDC. Furthermore, Singapore Dental Council is investigating Dr. Aizat for professional...

WP NCMP criticises Channel NewsAsia for omitting questions on corruption in parliament coverage

Workers' Party (WP) Non Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Dennis Tan Lip Fong has criticised Channel NewsAsia for "omitting" questions on corruption he and another parliamentarian raised in the chamber, in their parliamentary coverage. The news publication only featured Minister in the Prime Minister's Office...

Brazil Charges Man Linked to Sembcorp Marine

Authorities in Brazil have charged a man named Guilherme Esteves de Jesus in connection with payments that were reportedly made illegally in connection with contracts for drillships awarded to units of Sembcorp Marine. This was confirmed by SembMarine on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, when Wong...

Malaysia should copy Indonesia in asset declaration: C4

The Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) urged Malaysia to adopt Indonesia's asset declaration framework, said its executive director Cynthia Gabriel. The issue of asset declaration became a hot topic when the Barisan Nasional launched a massive campaign to force the Democratic Action Party to adopt...

Mahathir’s ‘biting’ effect on Najib

Former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has been instrumental in the unravelling of the Umno - his queries about the 1MDB scandal lead to a break-up of the party - but this did not undermine Malaysia's PM Najib Razak. But here is the reason why Mahathir's...