Whither transparency? There was much talk in Penang about freedom of information last week especially around Right to Information Day (28 September). But sadly, when it came to the crunch, a freedom of information request to the Penang state government...
While much attention has focused on BUCG's removal from Consortium Zenith BUCG Sdn Bhd, perhaps it is time to take another look at how another state-owned firm from China, China Railway Construction Corporation Ltd (CRCC), ended up as the...
The World Bank has specific guidelines to highlight conflict of interest situations especially in procurement. This one from the bank's Procurement Guidelines should be of interest to us: 1.7 A firm shall be considered to have a conflict of interest in...
In solidarity with the brave students demanding accountability in the 1MDB scandal. There is hope for this country yet. #tangkapMO1 Tweets ...
Yesterday, Sarawak Report made an explosive allegation about an inflation of costs in the proposed East Coast Rail Line from RM30bn to RM60bn so that 1MDB debts could be paid off. The website claimed that the project would be awarded...