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  1. Filipino activist's poverty spoke louder than words

    Posted May 24th 2008, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... who declared assets of 1.04 billion pesos. Most of the 238 lawmakers were millionaires. Catholic priest Robert Reyes, of the Hong Kong-based Human Rights Commission, said this 'poor ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Youth's death revives call for police oversight in Malaysia

    Posted Jan 30th 2009, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... for an independent oversight commission into police activity. On Wednesday, about 500 Tamils led by opposition lawmakers marched through central Kuala Lumpur parading the coffin of Kugan Ananthan, who ... an effective police watchdog commission to end custodial death, curb corruption and promote accountability,' Mr Anwar said. By Wednesday, Attorney General Ghani Patel had ordered a fresh ...

  4. Bail conditions lifted for pair

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... whether Chan, who must report to the Independent Commission Against Corruption in the next few days, will be released from his bail conditions; Chan's former personal assistant, Edthancy ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Supreme style

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Mary Wilson, formerly of the Supremes, made a grand appearance at the FCC ball on Saturday, dressed in white like a bride. But she proved she was no prima donna when she climbed on board a junk with 40 people, mainly FCC members, corporate sponsors and fr ...

  7. Defenders of rights have become the abusers

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... the Independent Commission Against Corruption leaked information to the press before his arrest, which drummed up immense media attention. The case put the police on a collision course with the ICAC ...

  8. Killings verdict a test for India

    Posted Sep 14th 2003, 12:00am

    ... killings. A trained nurse, Gladys Staines refused to leave India after the tragedy and, with her daughter Esther, 17, has since taken over her husband's work in the poverty-stricken tribal ... the leprosy hospital. In its August 1999 report, a judicial commission of inquiry headed by Justice Wadhwa held Singh individually responsible for the killings but exonerated Hindu groups. Its ...

  9. Running from jail

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Anuj Chopra

    ... 'Gatekeeper Sahib,' the woman's tattered, handwritten letter says, 'do not stop auntie from coming to see me.' The national Election Commission got wind of Ansari's cushy ... in this year's election had police records. And 40 of these were in 'red alert' constituencies; where three or more candidates had a criminal record. The Election Commission requires that all ...

  10. Customs officer on bribe count

    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A Customs officer was charged yesterday over leaking confidential information to a factory operator in return for bribes. The Independent Commission Against Corruption also charged six other people in a separate case for cheating the government. Ricky Len Sing-yan, 34, assistant trade controls officer of the Customs and Exercise Department, is accused of accepting ...




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