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China’s Communist Party to hold key meeting in October

The closed-door meeting will involve roughly 370 of China’s elite bodies that rule the country.

Take heed of Fitch’s economic warning

Although Fitch Ratings has affirmed Malaysia's long-term foreign currency issuer default rating at A-, with a stable outlook, we must seriously consider the reservations it has made.

Curing Malaysia’s ills

To effect change, we need to fix our problems in governance, politics and education.

Renault and partner Nissan reach accord over board dispute

The lopsided shareholding arrangement between Renault and Nissan has been a long-running source of friction.

Nomura shares jump on US$1.4 billion buyback and governance tweaks

Institutional Shareholder Services recommends that shareholders also vote against Nagai, 60, saying he should be held responsible for the information leak.

Crying need for integrity in business, nation, says Malaysia Airports boss

Saying corruption has become infused into the DNA of the public and private sectors, Raja Azmi Raja Nazuddin calls on young people to build an ethical inventory and to speak up against ills in society.

Japan Inc has no plans to strengthen governance after Ghosn arrest:...

Some 64% of companies in the survey have no plan to set up compensation or nominating committees, whereas 12% are considering the matter.

Don’t expect high dividend for 2018, says TH CEO

Zukri Samat says Tabung Haji is currently undergoing a turnaround and, therefore, depositors should not raise their expectations too high.

Are we getting the changes we voted for?

Every day, there is talk about scandals, debts, wastage, poor governance but have we even begun to harvest some of the low-hanging fruit?

2019 brings new hopes and new expectations

Those who had voted for change in GE14 need to remember that they are in this together. It is early days yet and PH is still a work in progress.

Public caning free publicity for Terengganu, Mahfodz tells PAS assembly

Dewan Ulama chief Mahfodz Mohamed says the caning of two women led to many learning 'the beauty of Islam'.

Think tank warns of power imbalance with Dr M in Khazanah

IDEAS says the prime minister's 'overwhelming' power might cause other board members to refrain from going against him in crucial decisions.

Lawyer: Khairuddin willing to settle suit if compensation is adequate

Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla says he will write to the Attorney-General's Chambers to get them to consider the 1MDB critic as a victim of the BN government.

Playing cops and robbers with Dr Mahathir 2.0

Mahathir’s popularity is increasing by the minute, with even children wanting to become like him, but he has much to do – including putting in place safeguards against authoritarianism - if he wishes to leave a respected legacy

Why it’s dangerous for BN to disband

The coalition's very existence is in question following its disastrous showing in the general election, but there are good reasons why an active and alert BN is needed even more now.

Anti-graft body: Charge political masters too, not just civil servants

Transparency International notes that civil servants are often only pawns in the hands of politicians who make the decisions that may result in corruption or financial losses.

Dr M: PH to govern fairly based on Islamic teachings

The prime minister says the government will not discriminate against anyone as Islam is based on justice.

Why I’m back in Sarawak for GE14

Those of us who’ve been overseas and who’ve seen how well other nations are governed have a duty to perform: to return home to vote so as to bring about change for the better.

The real problem with 1MDB

Whether it is PKFZ, Felda or 1MDB, the problem is essentially the same – those responsible for managing our resources are not held accountable for the consequences of their actions.

IMF unveils new corruption policy for member states

The IMF launched new guidelines regarding corruption and governance for its members.

IMF unveils new corruption policy for member states

The new policy will also tackle how rich countries contribute to corruption in the developing world.

Hyundai confident reorganisation will benefit shareholders

US activist hedge fund Elliott Management says it held more than US$1 billion of shares in three key Hyundai Motor Group affiliates and called for more to be done to reform the family-owned conglomerate.

‘80% of PH manifesto on Felda already fulfilled by BN’

Felda chairman Shahrir Abdul Samad says PH's promises to Felda settlers are unreasonable and show that the pact does not understand Felda's system or governance.

1MDB won’t shake investor confidence, says InvestKL

Government entity says multinational companies also consider factors such as policies and regulations, cost and infrastructure in their decision-making process.