ALL Malaysians must unite to support the government against Indonesian demonstrators who attacked our embassy in Jakarta on Monday.Irrespective of race or religion, the actions of the Indonesians cannot be tolerated any Malaysia.We must respond without hesitation to defend our country’s image, integrity and sovereignity.The attack on our embassy is a direct threat to our sovereignity. As citizens, we must respond positively to defend our government and country.On Monday, the Benteng Demokrasi Rakyat (Bendera) demonstrators threw faeces into the compound of the Malaysian embassy in Jakarta.
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has sought a meeting with Malaysia Airlines (MAS) following its complaint to MACC's advisory board and the Parliamentary Special Committee on Corruption on the two police reports lodged against the airline's former chairman Tan Sri Tajudin Ramli.MAS' general manager for corporate services Dr Wafi Nazrin told The Malay Mail: "The MACC has sought a meeting with MAS, therefore, we are unable provide any further comments.
Why were previous video recordings of the Teoh Beng Hock inquest uploaded on the website of the Attorney-General's Chambers, but not of the last session?Does this have anything to do with theless-than sterling performance of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission's (MACC) head of prosecution Abdul Razak Musa at the last hearing?Raising these questions today, DAP lawmaker Lim Lip Eng said the prosecution's failure to put up the video of the inquest proceedings of Aug 18 is an indication of its lack of neutrality.
SHAH ALAM, Aug 25 — The defence won a delay today in the trial of former Port Klang Authority (PKA) general manager Datin Paduka OC Phang for criminal breach of trust involving RM254.85 million in the Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) scandal as they have yet to go through new evidence submitted by the prosecution.
Judge Asmadi Hussin postponed the trial to October 26 following the defence’s request for more time to study the 246 new documents submitted yesterday and also because their representation was still under consideration.
EMOTIONS are strong and passions are high in the ongoing Teoh Beng Hock inquest. While the truth of the matter is that the cause of the political aide’s death must be established, the fact is that many people have already made up their minds as to how the 30-year-old ended at the bottom of Plaza Masalam in Shah Alam after a marathon interrogation session by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).The battered image of the MACC continues to take a beating as a purported "suicide note" is revealed a year after his death – although the investigations are done by the police.
Thai pathologist Dr Pornthip Rojanasunand today testified that, in the event of a crime scene investigation, any notes found should be immediately sent for forensic examination.Questioned during the inquest into the death of DAP political aide Teoh Beng Hock, she said this is the “protocol for investigations into death, especially for suicide”.
Reference is made to my earlier press statement that was released to Malaysiakini today pertaining to the purported TBH suicide note.What I actually meant , that the Police as well as AG have much to explain because they have discovered this suicide note many months ago. I believe in CONTEXT of this said suicide note, MACC is definitely in the dark because whatever contents that may be released by the court tomorrow will not be in favour of MACC.
The delay in the tendering of a 'mystery note' to the inquest on Teoh Beng Hock's death has reinforced public perception of a conspiracy at play, said Social Care Foundation chairperson Robert Phang."In this context, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is definitely a victim of circumstances," said Phang (left), who is also the commission's Corruption Consultative and Advisory Panel member.
The HELP University College (HELP) will collaborate with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to develop knowledge and expertise in curbing corruption in the country. This was contained in the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by both parties to develop an academic training programme through the establishment of the Institute Of Crime And Criminology (ICC), to raise the standard and quality of investigation on white-collar crime.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today urged associations and Chambers of Commerce to help in the fight against corruption among businessmen.MACC Chief Datuk Abu Kassim Mohamed said Chambers of Commerce have a major role to play in the business community, in efforts to achieve a corrupt-free business community."We have established an understanding with some business houses and now working towards roping in business chambers to assist MACC in the fight against corruption.
KUALA LUMPUR: Former transport minister Ong Tee Keat said he welcomed any investigation into the purchase of 38 electric trains from China.Ong, however, said the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) had not contacted him over the purchase of the Electric Multiple Units (EMUs) that were said to be overpriced by half a billion ringgit.
The arrest last Friday of veteran politician Dr Ling Liong Sik as the architect of the mismanagement of as much as RM12.45 billion in the botched construction of the Port Klang Free Zone – a year after the scandal first broke – raises about as many questions as it answers.
The 67-year-old Ling is a former transport minister and president of MCA for 17 years until 2003, the second biggest component in the BN ruling coalition. One of the MCA's most prominent leaders, he was named a Tun by the king, the country's highest rank in its odd assortment of royalties, roughly equivalent to a British lord. He is believed to be the first Tun ever to be arrested.
Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief Abu Kassim Mohamed said today he would step down if any complaint made to the MACC, including against cabinet ministers, went uninvestigated. "If no investigation is carried out on any report, even against cabinet ministers, I am willing to go down," he said during a question-and-answer session on the final day today of the three-day Malaysian Law Conference in Kuala Lumpur.