Posts Tagged ‘Crime’

The essentials against graft

December 12, 2010

Source_Star: The essentials against graft By SHAILA KOSHY

For a solid strategy to wipe out corruption, enforcement must work in tandem with prevention and education. That’s the experience the Hong Kong ICAC is sharing with the world.

WHEN its Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) was set up in 1974, Hong Kong was said to be a sump of corruption. In just three years, it had smashed all the corruption syndicates in the government and prosecuted 247 civil servants, including 143 police officers.


Youths must understand that Parents would be blamed for their misdeeds

November 22, 2010

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Source_Star: Parents must accept blame for uncontrollable youths.

MALAYSIA may be fast-growing technologically to become a developed nation by the year 2020 but there is a very serious problem growing just as fast – the deterioration of moral and ethical values among our youths.

Recently, a 17-year-old boy was shot dead as he and his accomplices tried to rob a household by threatening the occupants with parang.

In another incident, three Mat Rempit died while doing daredevil stunts on an uncompleted stretch of highway near Kampung Bukit Tepoh in Tepoh. It has been reported that there are about 2,000 youths belonging to different Mat Rempit gangs in Terengganu alone.