KUALA LUMPUR: The G25 group of eminent Malays is awaiting response from the Prime Minister on its report on proposed reforms for political party funding. G25 had collaborated with 70 NGOs to draw up the report, which was submitted to Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Nov 27. Universiti Malaya political economy professor Terence Gomez said the report outlined three major reforms to make political financing transparent and accountable. "First, the Government should enact a Political Parties Act to ban secret and foreign funding, limit contributions and ban party ownership of businesses. "Second, the Election Commission should have their autonomy protected, with stronger monitoring and enforcement
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