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  1. ICAC takes aim at building managers

    Posted Mar 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Graft-busters have pledged to step up scrutiny of building management, fearing corruption in the industry will worsen as buildings age. The Independent Commission Against Corruption says crooked managers are grasping the opportunity to extract bribes from companies called in for maintenance projects on ageing structures. The situation could get worse as the government ...

  2. Number of corrupt cadres fleeing 'curbed'

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing More than 70 corrupt cadres who fled overseas have been arrested by mainland authorities on graft charges since 1998 as part of a wider national crackdown on corruption, according to a senior prosecutor. Wang Jianming, director of the Supreme People's Procuratorate's Anti-Graft Bureau, said: 'China has effectively curbed the number ...

  3. Diverse faiths unite in war on corruption

    Posted Nov 25th 2005, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi's wavering war on corruption has received a major boost, with leaders of Malaysia's leading religions pledging ... corruption is a sin. They pledged to fight corruption from the pulpit and start an advertising campaign to inform the rest of the community. They made the pledge at a two-day conference that ended ...

  4. Transparency is still best way to beat corruption

    Posted Oct 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at it realistically, its turning point is nowhere in sight. As top party leaders have repeatedly warned, the party's survival depends on its success in fighting corruption, but the battle is far from ... the party's anti-graft bodies investigated and punished 339,000 corrupt party officials. But those figures have failed to cheer top party leaders. A little more than one week before the opening ...

  5. Police chief who tore the mask of corruption from force

    Posted Sep 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... commissioner Charles Sutcliffe, who died at the weekend in Canada at the age of 89, took to his grave details of how he personally uncovered the corruption of chief superintendent Peter Godber. ... corruption in the Royal Hong Kong Police. It was Sutcliffe who ordered a fiercely resisted restructuring of the force, which crippled the power of the mighty station sergeants who- until that time- ...

  6. War on corruption to continue, party vows

    Posted Dec 21st 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Communist Party leaders yesterday pledged to continue the battle against graft next year with special emphasis on corruption in the business sector and more help for farmers. In a statement released by Xinhua last night, the Communist Party Politburo said corruption remained a widespread and rampant problem despite years of trying to stem the tide. 'It ...

  7. Anwar launches social movement to fight corruption

    Posted Nov 14th 2005, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Opposition icon Anwar Ibrahim is launching a social movement to fire public opposition against official corruption and demand an independent judiciary and free media. The movement called the Democratic Movement against Corruption, or Gerak by its Malay acronym, will be launched on Friday. It is multi-racial and apolitical and hopes to win support ...

  8. Murder provokes outrage at corruption

    Posted Dec 09th 2005, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi The murder of a young man who blew the whistle on the sale of impure fuel has provoked soul-searching in India on the depth to which corruption is entrenched ... in The Indian Express, his father, M. Shanmughan, despaired at India's pervasive corruption, asking: 'Why must a father like me grieve because his child was killed for honesty?' His ...

  9. Anti-graft hero gets life in jail for corruption

    Posted Nov 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Fujian anti-graft hero Huang Jingao was yesterday sentenced to life in prison for corruption. The former Communist Party chief of the province's Lianjiang county ... into the spotlight last August after the People's Daily website ran a letter he wrote denouncing corruption. He was widely dubbed the 'bullet-proof vest party secretary' when he said he had ...

  10. Chen confidant charged in corruption scandal

    Posted Nov 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei A disgraced confidant of Taiwanese leader Chen Shui-bian has been charged with corruption two weeks ahead of the island's local government elections. ... charged 10 other people, including two senior officials, with corruption or breach of trust. All those charged denied playing a role in the scandal, which came to the surface when the Thai workers ...




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