Source: The Malaysian Insider
- Anti-graft group gives Budget 2016 low marks for transparency, best practices [18 Nov 2015]
- Lack of transparency in GLC, GLIC budget spending, says anti-graft group [17 Nov 2015]
- Putrajaya taxing people to support spending, says anti-graft group [17 Nov 2015]
Malaysia gets low marks in budget transparency, the Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) said in an analysis of Budget 2016, saying Putrajaya failed to produce three out of eight accompanying documents recommended by international standards.
The documents were a pre-budget statement, a citizens’ budget and a mid-year review report, C4 said.
C4’s analysis also found a lack of mechanisms to enable public and civil society participation in the budget setting process and monitoring of its implementation. Read more