When are petroleum royalties not petroleum royalties? When they are deemed to be "goodwill funds", of course. If you suffer from insomnia, then wading through the Malaysian Auditor General's report may be just the thing for you. But then again,...
Now might be a useful time to recall what happened to high-riding Enron and its auditors Anderson. It goes to show that we cannot always trust the auditors, even if they happen to be big reputable ones. After all, who...
We are all familiar with petty corruption in our everyday lives, but what is this grand corruption we have been hearing about? This is the definition provided by Transparency International: Grand corruption consists of: - acts committed at a high level...
Some details about the deal involving the 20 Pykett Avenue building, whose demolition over the weekend caught the MPPP by surprise. In December 2009, the Mah Sing board announced to Bursa Malaysia that its subsidiary Klassik Tropika had entered...
Big money is at stake in negotiations between national electricy corporation TNB and private electricity producers (IPPs). The stakes can get really high. Check out what happened in Sabah during negotiations between TNB subsidiary Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) and...
This map is taken from the geotechnical report for the Bolton Surin project along Persiaran Tanjung Bunga (Click to expand) The Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) clearly states that Bolton Surin can only work on Lot 4189. The map above shows where...
Aliran has issued a response to the Deputy IGP's remarks on the National FeedLot Corporation scandal. Read P Ramakrishnan's statement.
Just what was the administration of former PM Mahathir, especially his henchmen, up to in Sabah during the mid-1990s? Just as we suspected, a large number of foreigners were given identification documents so that they could vote in the...
The long struggle to find out who killed Indonesia's leading human rights activist Munir Thalib received a major boost when Indonesia's Supreme Court convicted Polycarpus Priyanto, an ex-pilot for national airline Garuda, of poisoning Munir with arsenic during an...
The new Ketua Penguasa of the Penang Botanic Garden, Tengku Idaura, has a monumental challenge ahead of her in restoring and improving the Garden in line with best practices. She is seeking the assistance of volunteer botanists and garden...

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