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1MDB forfeiture: Govt to get back RM1.2 mil from three entities

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is set to recover more than RM1.2 million related to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) funds from the bank accounts of three entities, including Yayasan Rahah. The other two entities are Umno Pekan Division Education Bureau chairman

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Azam Baki will be back in MACC

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya has refuted the report alleging that there will be changes in the agency purportedly due to its Deputy Chief Commissioner (Operation) Datuk Seri Azam Baki’s recent sick leave. Latheefa said the

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Six RTD enforcement personnel charged with corruption

GEORGE TOWN: Six more enforcement officers of the Road Transport Department (RTD) were brought to the Sessions Court in Butterworth today to be charged in connection with the lorry driver protection racket in Penang. They were among 18 low-ranking RTD

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Latheefa: I’ll make MACC itself graft free

PUTRAJAYA: The biggest challenge for us is to make the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) itself a corruption-free agency, said MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya. The first woman appointed to head the country’s enforcement agency in combating corruption said she was

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MACC: No more orange lock-up attire, handcuffs only if necessary

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has stopped the practice of bringing in suspects to court in orange-coloured lock-up attire, said MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya today. In a statement, she said it was in line with the presumption of

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MACC nabs Melaka assemblyman for misappropriation of funds

PUCHONG: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested a Melaka state assemblyman and a clerk today in an investigation over misappropriation of funds linked to the National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS). In a statement, MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya said

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Latheefa lashes out at The Star

PUCHONG: Newly appointed Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner Latheefa Koya has lashed out at English daily The Star Online to task over an article entitled “No cronyism involved in Azmin’s case, says Latheefa.” “This is not true. My comment this

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Latheefa takes oath as new MACC chief commissioner

KUALA LUMPUR: Latheefa Koya took her oath of office as chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah at Istana Negara today. Sultan Abdullah presented her the letter of

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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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