Mahathir launches Malaysia’s anti-corruption action plan

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama) – The National Anti-Corruption Plan 2019-2023 (NACP) launched yesterday by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad seeks to deal with the country’s four main causes of corruption: administrative failure (the manipulation of systems and procedures), conflict of interest (relating to discretionary power, absolute power and political interference), weak internal control and non-compliance, and a lack of transparency. More details in Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin.