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  1. Former Hanoi mayor faces corruption probe

    Posted Jan 04th 2006, 12:00am by David Marsh

    ... media reports last week. The State Inspectorate, Vietnam's chief anti-corruption agency, has announced a special 45-day investigation of the case. Mr Nghien, who is also a member ... high-ranking officials in the past few years, many triggered by the state-controlled media, which has been given a long leash for chasing corruption stories. Several officials were jailed ...

  2. Corrupt officials targeted in war on pollution

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing The central government yesterday vowed to tackle widespread corruption blamed for worsening pollution and environmental disasters, announcing a new regulation ... a vice-minister of supervision, blamed the pursuit of economic development at the cost of environmental protection by corrupt and negligent officials for worsening the situation. 'Some local ...

  3. Corrupt councillor gets year in jail

    Posted Jan 18th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... and corrupting nature. He said the defence had argued Wong needed money to subsidise his election campaign and relieve the financial burden of his office. 'Sadly, he has chosen a very wrong aim ... as part of the deal to renew its licence to operate a bus service for residents in the housing estate. The bus company director reported the case to the Independent Commission Against Corruption ...

  4. Women often the downfall of corrupt officials

    Posted Dec 13th 2006, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Corruption on the mainland may come in many shapes and sizes, but the country's most horrendously dishonest officials have much in common, the Procuratorial Daily reported ... is the rule of law, said Jiang Dezhi, a top anti-graft official. Mr Jiang, Jilin province's anti-corruption bureau chief who has decades of experience in high-profile graft cases, said public ...

  5. Mix of command and market economies a melting pot for corruption

    Posted Aug 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp 'Mainland leaders cannot be faulted for not trying harder to crack down on corruption- they even ordered the execution of several leading officials, including Chang Kejie, a former deputy chairman of the National People's Congress. However, the end result was that the harder they tried, the more officials became corrupt.' Wang Xiangwei, China ...

  6. ICAC targets business with online corruption awareness campaign

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly The ICAC is launching an awareness drive in the private sector, which accounts for more than half of the city's corruption cases. A link to ICAC Post, the agency's online magazine, will be distributed to chambers of commerce, consulates and research organisations. Even though six out of 10 corruption reports received by the Independent Commission Against ...

  7. Anti-corruption message comes to life

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH A group of students from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) and three secondary schools have created an entertaining animation for the Independent Commission Against Corruption ... who witnessed the rampant corruption in 1960s and 70s. Some of them were retired civil servants while others were vendors who suffered the effects of corruption. They recalled the days when ...

  8. Corruption is getting worse, says court

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Huang More Guangzhou officials appear to be taking bribes in return for awarding government procurement contracts, with a steep rise in the number of commercial corruption cases in the city this year, according to a local court. The Southern Metropolis News yesterday quoted the Guangzhou Intermediate People's Court as saying nine commercial corruption cases had come ...

  9. Campaign against corruption aimed at symptoms, not causes

    Posted May 08th 2006, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... pharmaceuticals to hospitals or sell sophisticated equipment to major mainland telecom companies. After nearly 20 years of deceiving itself about the scale of corruption, the mainland leadership finally ... of pharmaceuticals and bank loans for land resources development. The drive is unprecedented in several ways. First, the campaign is the largest and most comprehensive to combat corruption in so many sectors ...

  10. ICAC boosts officers' training to tackle complex corruption cases

    Posted May 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, Daniel Li Ming-chak, said the commission had to continue to enhance investigators' training to gain an edge over increasingly complex corruption ... involving 1,305 transactions in 2004. Overall, the ICAC received 3,685 corruption reports last year, a 2 per cent drop on the previous year. The ICAC announced in March that it would set up ...




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