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  1. Strange tale of poverty and drugs ended in airport siege

    Posted Dec 24th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo Believe it or not, asylum seeker's claims of adventure are impossible to verify He says he grew up orphaned with two older brothers in the infamous Golden Triangle and knew no other life than farming opium poppies. His village of 200 people i ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/483245/strange-tale-poverty-and-drugs-ended-airport-siege
  2. Jockey Club members raided in bribery probe

    Posted Nov 17th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Clifford Lo-graft officers raided the homes of at least two Jockey Club voting members in a bribery probe said to be related to applications to join the club. The raids, which began at about 6.30am yesterday, were still going on last night but the Independent Commission Against Corruption declined to comment or reveal whether any arrest was made. The Jockey Club ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/730655/jockey-club-members-raided-bribery-probe
  3. Vice-president has credentials as champion of poor

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... pesos. Binay denied he took 'commissions' from building projects. He said: 'The problem with us Filipinos is that anything negative on the life of a local government official we believe as gospel truth. You can't construct your own house, you must live in extreme poverty- that's the ideal government official.' One Makati resident said he still wanted Binay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718936/vice-president-has-credentials-champion-poor
  4. Graft-busters learn from HK approach

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), is one of 36 students from 12 countries on the three-week, full-time programme, and they are no ordinary students. ... Man-wai, former deputy commissioner with the Independent Commission Against Corruption, set up in 1974, explained that the programme went way beyond the Hong Kong approach. 'People don't ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/701835/graft-busters-learn-hk-approach
  5. Calibre of candidates to head graft watchdog a hopeful sign

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... credible candidates. The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has been partly rudderless since its chairman, Antasari Azhar, was sentenced to jail earlier this year for his role in the murder ... Court chief Jimly Asshiddiqie and Judicial Commission chairman Busyro Muqoddas. Adnan Topan Husodo, vice-co-ordinator of Indonesia Corruption Watch, said their inclusion was just what the KPK ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/717276/calibre-candidates-head-graft-watchdog-hopeful-sign
  6. Verdict good for property sector, says Centaline chief

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it might affect that person's decision to defend his or her own company's best interests. 'If the person of the company receives a commission when buying the property for the company, the commission would affect the person's judgment to act in the best interests of the company,' Mr To said. But Mr Shih said it was a good step by the Independent Commission ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/640213/verdict-good-property-sector-says-centaline-chief
  7. Verdict 'good for property sector'

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the property agency because it might affect that person's decision to defend his or her own company's best interests. 'If the person of the company receives a commission when buying the property for the company, the commission would affect the person's judgment to act in the best interest of the company,' Mr To said. But Mr Shih said it was a good step by the Independent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/640210/verdict-good-property-sector
  8. City Briefs

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... icac arrests 18 in cleaning jobs probe ICAC officers have arrested 18 people, including two directors of a cleaning firm, for allegedly accepting money in return for ensuring workers kept their jobs, it was revealed yesterday. The Independent Commission Against Corruption said two managers, a foreman and four cleaning workers of the company as well as seven subcontractors and two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/444400/city-briefs
  9. The inside story

    Posted Oct 17th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... they let out of the bottle when Deng Xiaoping pronounced that to get rich was glorious. More than anyone, Wong epitomised that get-rich spirit, clawing his way from a childhood of poverty to become ... dreams of the factory workers the boom was built on. Wong, with his first-hand knowledge of what poverty meant, was alert to the perils of a widening wealth gap and the suspicions harboured ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727786/inside-story
  10. Xinjiang at a crossroads, but signs point to more of the same

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... reign, the benefits were not evenly shared- most went to state firms, Han and the companies they own, and only a limited portion to Uygurs. They concluded that poverty is the most important ... important instrument of Chinese control in Xinjiang. Independent of the regional government, the Bingtuan reports directly to Beijing. In addition, the writ of the party Central Commission ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713831/xinjiang-crossroads-signs-point-more-same

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