Strengthen MACC to keep hooking the big fish

WHETHER we know it or not, we are anglers at heart. We tend to be dissatisfied when the small fry are the authorities’ catch of the day, and we are ever ready to cheer when a regulator lands a big fish. This is not unique to Malaysia; people all over the world have more confidence in the enforcement agencies when they see those agencies going after the rich and the powerful without fear or favour.

But what is different about the situation here is that the body that spearheads the nation’s war against corruption has been under intense scrutiny of late, and there is a clear need to win hearts and minds.

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