Posts Tagged ‘MACC’

A Malaysian Leader Speaks

Monday, October 11th, 2010

As usual, Azrina Abdullah says it all regarding illegal wildlife trade in Malaysia, Anson Wong, and the wildlife department in her latest column for The Sun.

Anti-Corruption Commission Raids Wildlife Department

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers raided the Wildlife Department (Perhilitan) Tuesday morning and seized a computer and files from the office of Perhilitan’s Deputy Director General Misliah Mohd. Basir

Misliah Mohd. Basir

Misliah Mohd. Basir

Read the story in The Star and in the NST.

NGOs Welcome ‘Special Permit’ Reform, Call for Report

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

 From Malaysia:

The Star
January 26, 2010
Permits Process Lauded
NGOs welcome transparency to curb illegal wildlife trade

PETALING JAYA: Environmental groups welcome the Government’s intention to make wildlife special permits approval a more transparent process, to curb the illegal trade in wildlife contributing to species extinction.

World Wide Fund for Nature Malaysia executive director Datuk Dr Dionysius Sharma suggested that a formal committee be set up with relevant non-governmental organisations (NGOs) sitting in by invitation.

“This committee also needs a specific Terms of Reference (ToR) so its role and responsibilities