Bet this warning won’t be heeded by Najib’s administration. Via The Star:
Malaysians perceive political parties as the most corrupt institution in the country followed by the civil service, according to a survey.
Meanwhile, 67% of Malaysians said they were unconvinced with the Government’s efforts to tackle corruption, calling their actions ineffective.
This was in stark contrast to the 74% of Indonesians who felt their government was effective in combating corruption.
According to Transparency International’s 2009 Global Corruption Barometer, 42% of Malaysians viewed political parties, regardless of faction, as the most corrupt, followed by the civil service (37%), private sector (12%), judiciary (5%), legislative (4%) and media (1%).
The survey also showed that 9% of Malaysians paid bribes in the last 12 months, compared to 29% in Indonesia and 6% in Singapore.
What so startling is that “In Indonesia, the public perceives their government’s anti-corruption actions as effective as there is a breakthrough in the fight against corruption,”.