PUTRAJAYA, July 10 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government was in the process of drafting the best formula in ensuring corruption that are taking place in country is reduced and subsequently eliminated.
He said since taking over the federal government, the National Centre for Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption (GIACC) was established - empowering the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), enacting laws involving corruption and drafting the...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, July 10 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad began his daily duties, among others, on his 93rd birthday today when he joined about 160 government administration officers, including Cabinet ministers for a briefing on Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters here.
The closed-door briefing, scheduled at 9.30 am, was also attended by political secretaries and almost all the Pakatan Harapan (PH)...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 (Bernama) - The days of top executives of government-linked companies (GLCs) drawing fat salaries regardless of their companies´ performance are over, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has warned.
Giving the rationale for the move, he said what happened in the past was that the government found it convenient to place its supporters in these GLCs, and these executives got a good income from the companies.
"The result is that we have a lot of...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, July 9 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today reminded administrators and civil servants not to use the power vested in them for personal gain and in the interests of their families and friends.
Addressing the monthly assembly of the Prime Minister's Department at the Perdana Putra Building here, he said it was important for every civil servant to practise noble values in discharging their duties.
"The power vested in us is not for us to...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, July 9 (Bernama) -- The Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, Cabinet ministers and ruling party elected representatives have been classified as members of the administration as a measure to curb corruption, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
He said an amendment would be made to the Code of Ethics for Members of the Administration and Government Members of Parliament to redefine 'Members of the Administration'.
This measure would ensure that all these...[Continue Reading]