Month: January 2021

Think tank proposes public funding for parties to curb political corruption

KOTA KINABALU: The government should consider public funding for political parties to reduce corruption in the country, says local think tank the Wisdom Foundation. Its executive chairman Datuk Wilfred Madius Tangau (pic) noted Malaysia’s position in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) dropped six spots from 51st in 2019 to 57th in 2020 out of 180 …

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Let An Independent EC Regulate Registration of Parties!

The rejection of Pejuang’s and MUDA’s application for registration as political parties just underlines the glaring conflict of interests in the regulation of parties. Why should whichever politician who is Home Minister be allowed to control Registrar of Societies (ROS) and decide if his/her potential rivals can register a new party or if an existing …

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