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  1. Reprieve for Anti-Corruption Court

    Posted Aug 24th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... the anti-graft court. Instead, the bill expands the Anti-Corruption Court and maintains the use of ad hoc judges. The ministry had sought to eliminate both in a draft released this year. The court hears ... and the Anti-Corruption Court have been credited with most of the progress made by Indonesia in the fight against corruption. 'The new draft is definitely a step in the right direction. If we lost ...

  2. Anti-corruption website overwhelmed

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok An official website dedicated to the government's anti-corruption efforts crashed a day after its debut due to an overwhelming number of hits, state media reported yesterday. The National Bureau of Corruption Prevention website, yfj.gov.cn, was launched on Monday but was inaccessible on Tuesday afternoon, Beijing Youth Daily reported. A representative from ...

  3. Getting tough

    Posted Jul 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government has appointed a former anti-corruption officer to help crack down on malpractices in the real estate industry. Is enough being done to protect prospective property buyers? Write to us. ...

  4. Bill tackling corruption may slow graft fight, say critics

    Posted Feb 15th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello in Denpasar A new anti-corruption bill drafted by a team appointed by the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights has worried local experts, who say it may slow down the war on graft. Danang Widoyoko, vice-co-ordinator of Indonesia Corruption Watch, warned that, in particular, the bill's intention of closing the Anti-Corruption Court could spell disaster ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shanghai anti-corruption exhibition touches on scandal Shanghai has opened an anti-corruption exhibition to coincide with the 17th National Congress in Beijing. According to China News Service, more than 7,000 officials have visited the show since it opened on October 9. The report said it included exhibits on the multibillion-yuan social security fund scandal which brought down ...

  6. Inquiry demanded into Malaysian police drama

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... (HK$62 million), claimed he was being unfairly targeted by rivals who had set the Anti-Corruption Agency to probe him and his officers. About 70 of Mr Ramli's officers attended the press ... was released in August. A month later, Mr Musa was investigated by the Anti-Corruption Agency amid allegations that he had Mr Goh freed after receiving a M$2 million payoff. The agency dismissed ...

  7. Anti-graft body plans to weed out corruption with preventive tactics

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... officials. Party officials are usually scrutinised and punished by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection- the party's top anti-corruption agency that also sets up bureaus at local ... The bureau, which reports directly to the State Council would be able to work more independently and implement more objective anti-corruption initiatives, he said. Ms Ma said it would focus its ...

  8. McDonald's MD faces kickbacks charge

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter McDonald's Restaurants (Hong Kong) Limited man aging director Joseph Lau Sze-shing, 47, was charged yesterday by the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) for allegedly accepting illegal commissions in return for recommending and approving a company to supply corn to the fast food chain between May 2005 and April this year. The anti-corruption watchdog ...

  9. KMT to push for referendum on corruption as feud continues

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... ideological feuds in Taiwan. 'The KMT will mobilise all members to push for an anti-corruption referendum and reclaim national assets stolen by corrupt officials,' said Wu Poh-hsiung, head ... the influence of the KMT. Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin, of the KMT, had announced that a section of Kaitakelan Boulevard in front of the Presidential Office would be designated Anti-Corruption Democracy ...

  10. Opposition hits back in name game

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... by a mainland-conciliatory KMT mayor, hit back in kind yesterday. Taipei mayor Hau Lung-bin officially designated Kaitakelan Boulevard, in front of the Presidential Office, Anti-Corruption and Democracy Square- ... Kaitakelan Boulevard as Anti-Corruption Square to mark an unprecedented anti-corruption and pro-democracy movement staged there last year,' Mr Hau said. Mass protests were staged in front ...




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