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Penang FOI's restrictive clauses not cast in stone, says Ramasamy

Several restrictive clauses in Penang’s Freedom of Information (FOI) Act are not cast in stone and may be amended when the time is appropriate, says the executive councillor in charge of the matter, P Ramasamy.

Putrajaya, states told to follow Selangor’s asset declaration move

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — Anti-corruption group C4 called on the federal government and other states today to emulate Selangor’s proposal to require all state assemblymen to declare their assets and financial interests.

C4 urges federal gov’t to emulate asset declaration move by Selangor

The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4Center) applauds and welcomes Selangor state legislative assembly speaker Hannah Yeoh’s proposal to require all Selangor state assemblypersons to declare their assets and financial interests.

C4: Mustafar would be more useful in MACC, instead of Immigration

Outgoing Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) deputy commissioner (prevention) Mustafar Ali should have been appointed as the new chief commissioner, instead of being transferred to the Immigration Department, said anti-graft group Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) executive director Cynthia Gabriel, adding that Mustafar would be more useful in the MACC.

C4: Don’t put the lid on 1MDB investigations

KUALA LUMPUR: The Center to Combat Corruption & Cronyism (C4) has urged the Attorney-General (AG) to urgently concede to requests for Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) by countries investigating the 1MDB Scandal. “We remind him that he must work for public interest, as he’s paid by taxpayers,” said the NGO’s Founder Director Cynthia Gabriel in a statement.

C4 condemns Salleh linking info leaks to ‘treason’

KUALA LUMPUR: The Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4 ) has condemned Communications and Multimedia Minister Salleh Said Keruak’s “calls to further strangulate information” on the leaked 1MDB Report of the Auditor-General (A-G).

C4 noted in a statement that Salleh has suggested, in calling for information to be plugged further, that the leaks were acts of “treason”.

C4 says Guan Eng is innocent until proven guilty

PETALING JAYA: The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) believes Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng’s arrest gives him an opportunity to present his side of the story in court.

C4 says NSC Act shows desperation in clinging to power

Anti-corruption watchdog Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) wants Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak to explain the gazette of the new National Security Council Act 2016 (NSC Act).
The group’s executive director Cynthia Gabriel said this and other recent trends suggests a desperate clinging to power amid the 1MDB scandal.

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