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  1. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Lawmakers accuse former anti-corruption chief of dodging graft questions

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung, JOSHUA BUT

    ... The hearing of the Legislative Council's Public Accounts Committee to question Tong and his successor, Simon Peh Yun-lu, was meant to run for four hours but ended after Tong gave evidence for less than 90 minutes when lawmakers accused him of dodging ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Reputation of Hong Kong's anti-graft agency at stake over Tong scandal

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney, Niall Fraser

    ... committee, which will report to Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. The scandal has unfolded against the backdrop of some of the most high-profile anti-corruption investigations in the ICAC's ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    ICAC chiefs should be open to investigation, says Carrie Lam

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO, Colleen Lee, Stuart Lau

    ... Apparently targeting former commissioner Timothy Tong Hin-ming for the first time, Lam said that while the Independent Commission Against Corruption was independent of the government, its officers were bound by the rules on civil servants, which included ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    No harm done, says scandal-hit ex-chief of ICAC Timothy Tong

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung and Tony Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung and Tony Cheung Timothy Tong insists worldwide reputation of anti-corruption agency will not be hurt by investigations into budget-busting dinners No harm done, says scandal-hit ex-chief of ICAC Former chief graft-buster Timothy Tong Hin-ming says he does not believe an investigation into his hospitality expenses will affect the anti-corruption agency's ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - THE ICAC

    Lawmakers blast ICAC's 'creative accounting'

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... chief, Timothy Tong Hin-ming. In April, the Audit Report revealed that Tong had hosted two lavish dinners in December 2011 based around an international anti-corruption video competition. ... from Beijing. The expenses of the Centre of Anti-Corruption Studies, set up in 2009, came under the administrative branch of the ICAC between 2009 and 2011. But they were calculated as expenses ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Duty visits of ex-ICAC chief put under spotlight

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... to Tong's predecessors, "his average expenditure [on duty visits] was triple … More than 10 of the courtesy calls were Beijing and Shanghai-bound. They were not for attending anti-corruption ... "During his five-year term, Commissioner Tong had more frequent contact with the mainland partly due to the establishment of the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    ICAC opening new HQ meant more entertaining, says Timothy Tong

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... it opened in 2007. He appeared before Legco's Public Accounts Committee to answer questions about expenses on anti-corruption education and entertainment during his term as commissioner from ... anti-corruption education in the community. The graft-busting agency reached about 23,000 people last year through talks, visits and meetings, a 25 per cent drop from 2008, the Audit Commission reported ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    ICAC's ex-boss spent big on mainland gifts

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... anti-corruption on the mainland?" she said. The largest expense was HK$10,325 for 35 pens, which Tong gave to different consuls general in Hong Kong in 2010 to 2011. He gave a camera worth HK$1,650 ... of Anti-Corruption Authorities in 2010-11. "Souvenirs should be decent but economical," Ho said. Some of the guests Tong had entertained were not directly related to his job as an anti-corruption ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    ICAC reputation pays price for Timothy Tong's spending

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Allegations of excessive spending against former boss of anti-corruption agency brings into question just who is checking the checkers Tong saga raises issue of an ICAC for the ICAC It is a case that is raising the prospect of bringing in tougher anti-corruption safeguards for Hong Kong's anti-corruption agency. Timothy Tong Hin-ming, former head ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Former ICAC chief Timothy Tong grilled on spending by lawmakers

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 04:51pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lijiang.” Maverick legislator Wong Yuk-man demanded Tong explain what the tours to Lijiang and Leshan had to do with the ICAC’s anti-corruption work. Tong replied: “An earthquake hit Lijiang a few ...




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