Field honest candidates, G25 tells political parties as GE14 looms

G25 says political parties must vet through their party's candidates and field only those who are honest and free from corruption. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 5, 2017.

G25, the group of prominent and influential Malays, has called on political parties to vet their potential candidates for honesty and integrity before fielding them to contest in the coming elections.

Members of Parliament and assemblymen should be people of good character, and free of unethical practices that could make them “hostages” to corruption when they hold office and positions of power, the group said in a statement.

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  • Unfortunately, the MACC has no power to charge anyone. The power comes from the Attorney General.

    Posted 5 years ago by Joe Blog

  • G25 is asking for the substantially improbable from our political parties. The election system is set on money-politics mode & it needs a collective political will to change that.

    In this coming election, honest candidates do not win elections.

    Posted 5 years ago by Malayan Boy