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  1. Corruption is a public sector phenomenon

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with its survey. This Berlin-based watchdog of corruption had actually set out to measure how much bribery there was in different business sectors, with zero representing the most prone to bribery ... and the level of bribery are still a close match in this survey. And this gives you a Jake Golden Rule: Corruption is a public sector phenomenon. There is also a corollary: Corruption measured by dollar ...

  2. Still corrupt- but not as much

    Posted Dec 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Last March, Xiao Yang, president of the Supreme People's Court, reported that more than 83,000 Chinese officials had been found guilty of corruption in the past five years. In the months since then, the Minister of Land and Resources has been dismissed over allegations of corruption and two provincial party secretaries accused of corruption have lost ...

  3. Children pay a price for corrupt parents

    Posted Dec 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Children of corrupt officials in Fuzhou who were studying overseas had to leave school and become illegal workers after their parents' downfall, it was reported yesterday. The Hong Kong-based newspaper Ta Kung Pao reported that sending their children to prestigious universities in Europe, the US or Australia was common among corrupt officials. Corruption ...

  4. Two state executives arrested for corruption

    Posted Dec 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a string of cases in the country's fight against official corruption. Xiao Yang, president of the Supreme People's Court, said last month that more than 83,000 officials had been found guilty of corruption in the past five years. Two recent high-profile cases were former Shenzhen vice-mayor Wang Ju, who was sentenced to 20 years in jail and fined 500,000 yuan for accepting ...

  5. The swelling cancer of corruption

    Posted Sep 01st 2003, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... made China potentially the largest Aids time bomb next to Africa. The second is corruption. While the government remains officially in denial over the first, it must now face the second head on. Corruption is not only causing a massive draining of the state's coffers, but it also poses the single most serious challenge to the government's own political legitimacy ...

  6. Beat corruption

    Posted Jul 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... way to resist a temptation is to succumb to it. But another way is to be prepared for it, as the schools which took part in a competition to produce an anti-corruption video will tell you; corruption is just around the corner of every school. The above scenario was part of the work of the students from PLK Lee Shing Pik College, who received the most creative award in the Secondary ...

  7. Dedicated unit aims to stamp out corruption

    Posted Dec 06th 2003, 12:00am by Wendy Ng

    ... Wendy Ng Law enforcement, prevention and education are the key weapons in this battle Hong Kong is one of the least corrupt places in Asia in the eyes of business people, field analysts and ordinary citizens, according to a Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index study of 102 countries. The city ranked second in Asia after Singapore, the study found. Much of Hong ...

  8. Passports seized in war against corruption

    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... in the latest effort to curb widespread corruption among senior officials. The travel documents of many senior officials have been seized by inspectors from the Central Commission for Disciplinary ... administrative units and organisations. In recent years, countries including the United States, Canada and Australia have become safe havens for corrupt mainland officials and their relatives. They often ...

  9. District elections bring eight alleged cases of corruption

    Posted Sep 15th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... ICAC says the complaints involve vote planting and bribes to influence electors The Independent Commission Against Corruption has received eight complaints of corrupt practices involving the upcoming District Council elections, even though voting will not take place until November. But the anti-corruption watchdog said the early complaints did not necessarily suggest there would ...

  10. New legislation aims to freeze proceeds of corruption

    Posted Dec 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Grace Liu Under a planned crackdown, dishonest officials will forfeit their ill-gotten gains Corrupt officials will no longer be able to hang on to their ill-gotten gains if proposals ... rampant corruption in the party ranks, Xinhua reports. The proposals include freezing the assets of officials being investigated for corruption and seizing the assets of those convicted. 'The ...




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