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No more handcuffs unless there is fear detainees will escape, says...

The anti-corruption body also confirms detainees will no longer be produced in court wearing the orange lock-up uniform.

MACC arrests BN rep in probe over misappropriation of state assembly...

Hasan Abd Rahman will be charged at the Sessions Court tomorrow.

Minimum penalty for graft, anti-lobbying law among highlights of National Anti-Corruption...

The 115 initiatives in the NACP include a minimum imprisonment penalty for corruption, a ban on the issue of support letters for projects, and a law making lobbying an offence.

Putrajaya unveils grand plan to stop corruption among civil servants

The plan targets six sectors with a slew of measures to fight coruption in the civil service.

UN clashes with Guatemala over anti-corruption commission

The Guatemalan president's son and brother have been accused of tax fraud as a result of the commission's investigation and are awaiting trial.

National plan to fight graft to be launched next month, says...

Abu Kassim Mohamed says the National Anti-Corruption Plan will ensure a continuous fight against graft.

Putrajaya announces powerful integrity committee to monitor all GLCs

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says this is in line with making Malaysia corruption-free.

Guatemala’s president says UN anti-graft body is threat to peace

He also attempted to blame deaths on the body, saying that it has caused fatalities by pressuring judges to deny 5 unidentified suspects in custody proper medical treatment.

Romanian president rejects government call to fire top anti-graft prosecutor

President Klaus Iohannis rejected a request by Justice Minister Tudorel Toader to fire Laura Codruța Kövesi.

Settlers give statements to MACC on Ijok land issue

MACC investigations into sale of land in Ijok sees 21 settlers giving statements today, with another 20 doing so tomorrow.

World Bank joins IMF in criticism of Ukraine’s anti-corruption draft law

Both the World Bank and IMF say that the law violates recommendations from the Venice Commission.

Bulgarian president vetoes anti-corruption law

President Rumen Radev claimed that the bill would not be able to keep corruption networks in check.

No elements of graft in Felda land transfer, says MACC

Anti-graft agency's deputy chief Azam Baki says its probe showed management weaknesses and breach of trust rather than corruption or abuse of power.

Court ruling on revealing defence unfair, says ex-judge

Gopal Sri Ram says that while prosecution in Lim Guan Eng's case needs to show its hand, accused is protected by constitution from having to state his defence prior to trial.

Amanah: Follow Indonesian example, burn illegal fishing boats

Kuala Terengganu MP Raja Kamarul Bahrin calls for Indonesian government's zero tolerance to be emulated, as he shares local fishermen's complaints on corruption.

Indonesia probes corruption in anti-graft monument tender

Riau province prosecutors say that the tender process was rigged by 13 public servants and five businessmen, alleging that the group had conspired in a plot that caused Rp 1.2 billion (US$89,000) in losses.

Warisan starts crowdfunding campaign for Shafie’s bail

The Sabah opposition party aims to raise at least RM300,000 to meet anticipated high bail amount for its president Shafie Apdal's release.

Warisan president Shafie Apdal arrested by MACC

Former rural and regional development minister is 11th person to be detained over probe into alleged misappropriation of RM1.5 bil of federal funds.

Shafie’s influence limited to eastern Sabah, says BN man

Kiulu state rep Joniston Bangkuai dismisses Warisan's claims about state, saying Sabah Chief Minister Musa Aman continues to control western, central regions.

MACC’s recovery of corruption proceeds increases by 400%

MACC chief commissioner Dzulkifli Ahmad says agency's RM21.4m recovered in first 9 months of this year, far exceeds RM3.9m in 2015 and RM4.95m last year.

Another RM29m frozen in ‘recent Sabah case’, says MACC chief

This is aside from RM150m seized from 15 locations in Sabah yesterday, says MACC chief commissioner Dzulkifli Ahmad over the probe into rural and regional development ministry.

Report: MACC tracking ministry staff, companies over RM100m theft

Senior officials from a ministry alleged to have conspired with at least 10 private companies in embezzling funds from various projects, according to NST.

Dzulkifli proud to have survived first year as MACC chief

Dzulkifli Ahmad says he's touched by support and confidence people have in the anti-graft body today compared with one year ago.

Why sign anti-graft pledge if no update on Ops Gopi, DAP...

Puchong MP Gobind Singh calls for IGP Khalid Abu Bakar and MACC to give status of probes into policemen involved in Melaka vice protection racket.

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