Hoping to be rid of ‘kleptocracy’ label with NACP

PUTRAJAYA: With the launch of the National Anti-Corruption Plan (NACP) 2019-2023, Malaysia aims to shrug off its infamous tag of “klepto­cracy” and become a country known for integrity.

Wrongdoing involving procurement (42.8%) topped the list of sectors prone to corruption, based on complaints received by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) between 2013 and last year.

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