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C4 wants US President Barack Obama to review ties with Najib

The C4 anti-corruption activist group has urged US President Barack Obama to press Najib on human rights, corruption and 1Malaysia Development Bhd.

Better graft index ranking does not mean all’s well, say activists

It may seem like an improvement, but Malaysia’s better ranking on the 2014 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) does not tell the whole story about the country’s problems with graft.

New app for Selangor public to nab illegal dumpers, fix pot holes

Gone are the days when a phone call to the municipal council to lodge a complaint about pot holes or illegal rubbish dumping goes unanswered or is passed around.

Bold Steps on the Road to Good Governance : Ombudsman for Good Governance

C4 congratulates Selangor Menteri Besar Azmin Ali over his announcement to set up an Integrity Office and to pave the way for an Ombudsman for Good Governance in his budget speech 2015. This bold and innovative move is indeed a positive development on the road towards good governance.

Give the MACC more bite in fight against graft, MPs told

C4 is lobbying for parliamentarians to enhance the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission’s (MACC) enforcement rights.

Anti-graft group seeks tougher response to ‘bleeding’ civil service

An anti-graft watchdog wants an independent ombudsman to deal with the internal problems of a civil service bleeding with taxpayers’ money due to wastage and embezzlement

C4 Launches Website To Highlight Wastage, Leakage In Public Sector

To keep public pressure going following the release of the auditor general's report on wastage, leakage and corruption in the public sector, a civil society group has come up with a crowdsourcing initiative to let the government know that taxpayers will not just sit by and let these irregularities go unchecked year after year.

Why submerge water deal under OSA, C4 asks

An NGO says AG is abusing his powers by hiding details of water deal.

Hiding water deal is abuse of power, AG told

Attorney General (Abdul Gani Patail) has been told to “stop abusing his power” over the controversial water restructuring agreement between Putrajaya and Selangor.

Malaysia 19 years behind South Korea, complacency, graft among culprits

Malaysia are 19 years behind South Korea in terms of productivity, the Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry said today, naming graft, leakages, complacency and archaic labour laws as road blocks.