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  1. 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 ...

  2. Critics doubt anti-bribery stance

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... operating abroad have been subject to tightened anti-corruption provisions contained in amendments to Article 164 of China's Criminal Law. The provisions expanded the scope of China's existing anti-corruption laws by criminalising the offering and giving of bribes to foreign officials and officials in international public organisations. 'In practice, it will be difficult ...

  3. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to block those irrational bills. Legco president Tsang Yok-sing utterly abused his power. The director of public prosecutions, Kevin Zervos, says the anti-corruption law should cover everyone, including the chief executive: Sam Ho- Yes, nobody is above the law. Patrick Shu Wing-lee- It is only fair that [the] anti-corruption law should have been applicable to the chief executive as well. ...

  4. 'Red Troop' stops anti-Chen drive

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei The organisers of an anti-corruption campaign have decided to call off a year-long drive to depose Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian after the movement's leader left for the US for liver cancer treatment. Wei Chien-feng, deputy commander of the One Million People Campaign Against Corruption, said yesterday that with Mr Chen due to step down ...

  5. Mainlanders see reform as key to woo island

    Posted Mar 17th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung Mainland residents believe stepping up economic and political reform is the best way for the central government to draw Taiwan into reunification, an official poll has found. They felt improvements such as stronger anti-corruption efforts and democratic development would improve Taiwanese people's sentiments for the motherland, the study found. The suggestions came ...

  6. Local cadres named and shamed for fixing polls

    Posted Feb 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi The Communist Party's top cadre-selection agency has published a list of local officials punished for election-linked corruption in the recent reshuffle of party officials, Xinhua reported yesterday. The buying and selling of government and party jobs is rampant despite perennial central government anti-corruption efforts, a fact highlighted in the release ...

  7. 'Little Taiwan' move to lure island workers

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Area, a planned logistics and hi-tech hub, include two Hongkongers and that it have a Hong Kong-style anti-corruption commission and ombudsman and allow Hongkongers to adjudicate in legal ...

  8. Taiwan is committed to gradually increasing its defence budget

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... co-operation. Yet it fails to mention that an anti-corruption task force set up two years ago by the military and judicial authorities found no hard evidence of bribes being offered for promotion ...

  9. Agencies to share more information to catch corrupt officials

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... University's Anti-corruption Research Institute, said the official figures were low out of fear of the 'negative impact' on the public. He said the actual figures were much higher. He ...

  10. Shining a light on graft in Taiwan

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Transparency International, a global anti-corruption group based in Germany, rates Taiwan as the 32nd-least corrupt of 182 nations- or No 6 in Asia. The ranking, released in December, is Taiwan's ...




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