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Tag: Public Accounts Committee

PAC man runs into flak for taking govt post

Critics say that Wong Kah Woh, deputy chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, cannot also be chairman of the Sustainable Energy Development Authority.

Ex-transport minister appears before PAC over Vehicle Entry Permit contract issues

Liow Tiong Lai says his ministry was 'pressured' to quickly see the Vehicle Entry Permit system realised and that is the reason for not doing it through an open tender.

Kiandee confirms he will make way for new PAC chairman

I'll abide by Tun's decision, says former Sabah Umno leader at the centre of a storm.

Speaker: Better to keep PAC hearings private

Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof says general principle is that hearings should be confidential but there should be possibility of opening some proceedings to public.

PAC, A-G to probe 1MDB scandal again

MPs, including those from Barisan Nasional, approve fresh motion to reopen investigations.

Ex-PAC head denies hiding facts in report on 1MDB

The former Public Accounts Committee chair wants to defend himself against the allegations if referred to parliamentary select committee.

PAC will be headed by opposition MP, says deputy speaker

Nga Kor Ming says the speaker will hold a meeting this Thursday to decide on the candidate.

Art questions 1MDB ‘paper-shifting exercise’

The commentator asks why Finance Ministry assets, owned under its subsidiary 1MDB, were transferred to itself.

MP Raja Kamarul: Is fake news law to silence 1MDB critics?

MP fears the proposed law will be used to stop people from criticising 1MDB and that only the Public Accounts Committee findings will be considered as facts.

Tony Pua: Why is Arul Kanda protecting Jho Low?

The MP says he cannot understand the reason for this, adding that Arul Kanda was not being truthful when he said all relevant documents had been submitted to PAC when it was probing 1MDB.

Pua slams MAHB for citing PAC meetings on klia2

PJ Utara MP says MAHB seems to have forgotten how former Public Accounts Committee chief Nur Jazlan had criticised klia2 for not being 'customer centric'.

2 ministries hauled up by PAC over Auditor-General’s report

PAC chairman names youth and sports ministry, rural and regional development ministry as needing to be questioned over performance in A-G's report.

PAC: Review universities’ financial regulations, procedures

Public Accounts Committee chairman Hasan Ariffin says role of internal audit in every university must be strengthened.

Rafizi tips hat to Umno MP for 1MDB query

PKR vice-president says he knows it is hard to criticise 1MDB from within Umno.

PAS ‘satisfied’ with 1MDB’s explanation on rationalisation

Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man of PAS says 1MDB’s Arul Kanda has briefed party representatives on the matter and company should be given the chance to resolve its debts.

PAC chief’s deafening silence on 1MDB-IPIC settlement

With two Barisan Nasional MPs in the Public Accounts Committee also seeking answers on deal, time for Hasan Arifin to take action or quit his post, says Tony Pua.

Tony Pua: Auditor-general needs to relook 1MDB fiasco

The MP invites minister Johari Ghani to join him in calling for the A-G and the Public Accounts Committee to re-look the 1MDB issue in light of the latest developments.

Shrimp farm denies PAC allegation of RM55 million double-billing

Hannan Corporation says only one component was found to have been paid by both agencies and the Fisheries Department was informed about it.

PAC: Government billed twice for same farms

Hannan Corporation Sdn Bhd found to have allegedly made claims for several of the same components from two separate government agencies.

1MDB: Don’t we want justice on our shores, too?

The attorney-general should save whatever is left of our national pride, now that Singapore has convicted three people over transactions related to 1MDB, the US has taken forfeiture action, and Abu Dhabi has arrested two men.

Report claims possible boycott of PAC chief

The boycott is believed to be the result of Hasan Arifin's sole decision to remove a key sentence in the PAC's report on 1MDB.

Penang PAC reminded to table undersea tunnel report

Ng Chek Siang of PKR says state Public Accounts Committee must release its report on undersea tunnel feasibility study cost at state assembly next month.

Kit Siang: Will police look into 1MDB offences?

DAP leader asks if police 'have their own copy' of Auditor-General's report, claims it shows criminal offences of embezzlement, money-laundering and corruption.

PAS: Release 1MDB audit and thwart Sarawak Report

Fight facts with facts, says Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man. The government can show how the website is deceiving the public if it releases the real report from the Auditor-General.