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PSC can only scrutinize candidates’ suitability

PUCHONG: The parliament select committee (PSC) on public appointments is neither authorized to recommend candidates nor introduce laws that enables it to do so. Its chairman Selayang William Leong Jee Kern of PKR confirmed that the PSC could only scrutinize

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The MACC quandary: Should stakeholders be consulted?

The Clamour The recent appointment of the MACC Chief Commissioner has come under severe criticism for various reasons. The Parliamentary Select Committee complains that the PM had not consulted it. The Bar Council complains that the candidate lacks relevant qualifications.

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Latheefa’s appointment: Lessons from the ruckus

Two important lessons from the ruckus over Latheefa Koya’s appointment as Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Chief Commissioner are: • The importance of constantly building trust among Pakatan Harapan leaders; and • The need for Pakatan Harapan leaders to reaffirm commitment

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Latheefa’s appointment as MACC chief is final

ALOR SETAR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has put his foot down amidst criticism over his appointment of Latheefa Koya as the new MACC chief. The premier said he would not replace Latheefa with another official to lead the

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Support and trust Latheefa to lead MACC

PUTRAJAYA: Support and trust Latheefa Koya to lead the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and to do her best to carry out her duties, said its former chief commissioner Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri Abdull. Mohd Shukri said it was a waste

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Latheefa Koya pledges corruption free environment for Malaysians

PUCHONG: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief Latheefa Koya has pledged to create a corruption free environment for Malaysians on her first full day at work. “I am also looking at long term action including education, to create an intolerant culture towards

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PAS: Disband PSC on public appointments

PUCHONG: PAS has called upon the government to disband the parliamentary select committee (PSC) on major public appointments, following Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s unilateral decision to appoint rights lawyer Latheefa Koya as the new MACC chief recently. PAS

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Anwar: Dr M needs to clarify Latheefa’s appointment

PERMATANG PAUH: The prime minister needs to clarify the sudden decision to appoint human rights lawyer, Latheefa Koya as the new MACC chief commissioner at proper forums, said PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. He also said that the prime

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MACC chief’s unilateral appointment a cause of concern

PUCHONG: Backbencher Ramkarpal Singh took Minister in Prime Minister’s Department Liew Vui Keong to task for defending Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s unilateral appointment of Latheefa Koya as Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission chief. The Bukit Gelugor MP pointed out the

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Gerakan to Latheefa: Probe Guan Eng’s bungalow and two other cases

PUCHONG: Gerakan president Dominic Lau Hoe Chai has dared the newly minted Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief Latheefa Koya to probe into the bungalow purchase of Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng below market price which Lau deemed as one of the

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