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Malaysia’s public sector ‘performs relatively well’ but still lags behind high-income countries: World Bank

In particular, Malaysia's public service lags behind other advanced economies in terms of openness and transparency.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Mark Zuckerberg gets taste of privacy invasion as New York Times reports the contents of his trash

Items retrieved from Mark Zuckerberg's trash included a working coffee machine, A&W diet root beer, and boxes of Chinese takeout.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump during an unannounced visit to Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, December 26, 2018.

Trump says it’s ‘insane’ that watchdog reports about Afghanistan are released to the public: ‘The public means the enemy’...

President Trump inveighed against the transparency provided SIGAR, a Congressionally-mandated watchdog that has exposed widespread waste and fraud.

Facebook delays tool showing exactly who is paying for political ads after journalists ‘gamed’ it to expose flaws

Facebook political ads transparency tool was meant to roll out on November 7, but now Facebook says it will launch 'in the next month.'
"How much do you make?" might send chills down your spine.

People are so desperate to keep their salaries secret that they won’t even reveal them to coworkers for $125 cash

"How much do you make?" might send chills down your spine. But transparency and knowing how much your coworkers make are important parts of salary negotiation.
David Siegel.

As CEO, I let the whole company see the same charts, graphs, and data as the execs, and I’m convinced that’s the key to success

As CEO, David Siegel realized that smart decisions are made based on data, and that the greatest reason for disagreement in organizations is asymmetrical access to reports. So he instituted three steps to make sure employees had access to data detailing progress across the company

Google needs to apologize for violating the trust of its users once again

Google owes its users a true apology. Quietly updating an online help page isn't good enough.
Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey have come under heat for cleaning up their advertising practices.

‘There’s a big responsibility on us’: Facebook and Twitter are promising to make much more information about advertising public

Facebook and Twitter are doubling down on new policies that detail what advertisers' ads look like.
Tax march London

PwC: The use of tax havens to avoid paying taxes will soon be ‘unacceptable’

The firm said the public demand for tax transparency and for companies to pay their "fair share" was growing.