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CFOs told to be competent as part of good governance

Bursa chairman Shireen Ann Zaharah Muhiudeen says this is necessary to enhance Malaysia's capital market and bring it on par with other countries.

Make accounts of state firms public, academic says

Terence Gomez says the concentration of power in GLCs like MBI and CMI is not in keeping with open and transparent governance.

SPAN aims to flush out corruption in water, sewerage industries

National Water Services Commission chairman says new-anti corruption policy intends to prevent a repeat of water corruption scandals like those in Sabah and Pahang.

Lessons from Europe: Transparency key to regulating political funding

Diplomats and a political foundation representative show what their countries’ political funding systems offer Malaysia.

When integrity issues knock on PH’s doors

The problems of integrity in Umno and PAS are nothing new. But when they are faced by PH which came to power on a promise to clean up, it raises questions.

As party in power, PH told to be transparent in upcoming...

Among ways to ensure that corruption is kept at bay is by setting a limit on the amount of money that can be pledged to the party.

Penang GLCs are social enterprises, not profit centres, says CM

Unlike companies, the GLCs in Penang were not formed to make profits but to help uplift the state’s economy, says Chow Kon Yeow.

Out with old cronies doing business with govt, Wan Saiful tells...

PPBM supreme council member says genuine businessmen, who can offer better quality and prices, should be given an opportunity to obtain contracts.

Public officials must declare assets, not just income

Making it mandatory for all public officials to declare their assets, including those of their spouses and children, is crucial to the campaign to prevent corruption in politics.

In Malaysia Airports, no landing space for corruption

Seasoned airport operator MAHB welcomes a new tough law to fight graft in corporate bodies.

Deputy minister agrees monarchy needs to be more transparent

It may be a sensitive subject, but the rulers have to move together with the direction of the country, says Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Steven Sim.

Melting ice sculpture protests ‘fake news’ at US Capitol

The artists decided to take their call for more transparency and honesty to Washington.

I was not sacked as board member, says FGV CEO

Zakaria Arshad, who has been suspended by FGV Holdings, says he gave up his position on the board to preserve the integrity and transparency of the company.

AGC, MACC urged to explain ‘suspicious flags’ in Guan Eng’s acquittal

Anti-graft group C4 questions the ease with which Lim Guan Eng was acquitted, even when the prosecution asked for a discharge not amounting to an acquittal.

GLC stake sale: Don’t repeat mistakes of 1990s, warns economist

UM's Edmund Terence Gomez says the government must ensure that those taking over the stakes in GLCs have the capacity and financing to take the companies forward.

Mexico says US trade deal will send a ‘signal’ on currency...

Guajardo suggested that disputes over currency transparency could play out under Nafta’s Chapter 20 state-to-state settlement process.

2 ways millennials invest and what you can learn from it

Millennials conduct extensive research before investing and demand more transparency and digital security.

Why were charges against PH supporters dropped, lawyers ask AG

They say silence by Tommy Thomas will give rise to speculation and suspicion which are not good for the PH government.

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.

Make reforms committee proposals public, government told

Former Bar president Ragunath Kesavan says the people are entitled to know the contents of the report as they expect transparency and accountability from the new government.

Penang development is for the masses, not the elite

If we want true dynamism in Penang, we need to open up ideas and services or risk a government promoting the elite and lacking transparency in its processes.

Agong backs financial transparency, scrapping GST

King praises the government’s commitment towards promoting better financial practices and thanks the people for contributing towards Tabung Harapan Malaysia.

TNB okay with axing of 4 IPP contracts

Tenaga Nasional Bhd CEO says the industry should re-look the power plants policy, agrees with the government that competitive bidding for contracts is best.

The best companies to work for in the US

Facebook Inc. was ranked as the best place to work in 2018, according to Indeed.