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  1. Graft problems deepen: expert

    Posted Jun 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sun Lixia Corrupt public officials become increasingly adept The author of a report on graft on the mainland has warned that such crimes are growing in both magnitude and sophistication. Guo Yong, a Tsinghua University academic commissioned to write the China section of the Global Corruption Report 2004, observed an increase in corruption involving construction work, land-use ...

  2. Optimism on corruption rises

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee People in Hong Kong are increasingly optimistic that corruption is under control in the city, according to the ICAC's 2003 survey. The number of respondents who think graft is still a problem in the government and private sector has hit a three-year low. Of 1,500 respondents polled in the Independent Commission Against Corruption's annual public perception survey ...

  3. Economic crackdown 'breeding corruption'

    Posted Sep 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is breeding corruption. Wu Jinglian, of the Development Research Centre under the State Council, said with the government having to approve all new projects, state firms with the best connections had ... a meeting of venture capitalists in Beijing. 'One outcome is corruption.' Worried about overheating, the central government has tightened the screws on the economy, ordering banks to slow ...

  4. Fighting corruption

    Posted Jan 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Regarding China's continuing struggle against corruption ('Party-first policy may hinder graft fight', January 15), your leader's claim that the judiciary and media can effectively combat corruption when allowed to 'function in jurisdictions without fear or favour' was rather amusing. Exactly where do those jurisdictions exist? Over-optimism aside, I am ...

  5. Civil service corruption down 6pc last year: ICAC

    Posted Jan 18th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma The ICAC yesterday said corruption among government officials remained well under control, in spite of cuts to civil service salaries and soaring general crime rates. Commissioner Raymond Wong Hung-chiu made the comments as the graft-busting organisation announced it received 1,541 reports of government and civil service corruption last year, down about 6 per cent ...

  6. Corruption culture

    Posted Jan 09th 2004, 12:00am by B.J. Lee

    ... B.J. Lee, SEOUL It seems that there is no end to corruption in South Korea. As business leaders are being investigated for alleged illegal payment of campaign funds to politicians, an unlikely name was implicated in an alleged corruption scandal. IBM Korea, a subsidiary of the world-renowned computer maker, was said to have been involved in a massive bribery and unfair trading ...

  7. Veteran anti-corruption officer in rare resignation announcement

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee A veteran Independent Commission Against Corruption officer will make a rare move today by publicly announcing his plan to quit after 28 years of service with the anti-graft agency. Char Shik-ngor, 55, the senior assignment officer of the commission's corruption prevention department, would not say last night why he wanted to terminate his contract, saying only ...

  8. ESF turns to ICAC for help in preventing corruption

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung The foundation's new head wants greater transparency to restore confidence The English Schools Foundation will seek advice from the Independent Commission Against Corruption on preventing corruption and introducing best practices. Following her first executive committee meeting yesterday since being elected chairman last week, Felice Lieh Mak said the ESF did ...

  9. Victory for Hu Jintao in his war on corrupt officials

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

    ... Daniel Kwan President Hu Jintao has scored a modest but significant political victory after the Communist Party's anti-corruption watchdog yesterday adopted a regulation to strengthen internal party supervision. The Interim Regulation on Internal Supervision of the Communist Party gives power to anti-corruption investigators to probe the so-called 'number ones', ...

  10. Corruption watchdog arrests RTHK staff

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Several Radio Television Hong Kong staff were arrested by the Independent Commission Against Corruption last night. It is believed two or three people were arrested during the operation. They were said to be involved in outsourcing work to subcontractors. It was not known what involvement they had in the operation and the anti-graft agency would only confirm they had made ...




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