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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Group's quest to find the gems amid murky waters of mainland charities

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com As corruption scandals hit donations, a team of young philanthropists has set up a programme teaching the skills behind 'intelligent giving' Quest to find the gems of mainland charities The image of non-government organisations on the mainland has been taking a battering lately. Corruption, misuse of funds and opacity have led ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Beloved North Point beef offal stall calls it a day

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 02:58am by Amy Nip

    ... The shop's fare has attracted big names, including former Independent Commission Against Corruption chief Timothy Tong Hin-ming, who infamously bought HK$1,600 of offal using public money. Stall ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Chris Patten 'flattered' by nostalgic Hongkongers who miss colonial days

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Tanna Chong

    ... "corruption and incompetence". Stressing that these values were crucial in keeping the city competitive, Patten expressed confidence in Hongkongers' determination to uphold them. "These ...

  4. News - China - SOCIETY

    The wages of fear: how the mainland's migrant workers are exploited

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 04:24am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... exploitative and corrupt labour system thrives. "The construction industry exists above the law," Pun says. The mainland's labour laws have failed to keep violence and exploitation ... companies and vested interests. Multiple tiers of illegal and corrupt subcontracting has led to the money not reaching the workers who actually do the physical work, as thugs are hired to force ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Former civil servant Rachel Cartland muses on a city driven by fear

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by Lana Lam

    ... an echo of her early years in Hong Kong. "The city today reminds me of Hong Kong in 1977 when the community was so tense because of corruption; it is yet again at a real crucial turning point ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Anti-graft guide for Chinese medicine practitioners launched

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 05:08am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com ICAC issues comprehensive checklist for practitioners and staff, who it says are often in the dark when it comes to avoiding corruption Anti-graft guide for Chinese medicine The city's graft-buster has launched a corruption prevention guide for Chinese medicine practitioners and clinics, advising them on how best to deal with situations that put ...

  7. News - World - SOCIETY

    Russian expat's London wine shop caters to rich

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:21am by The Guardian

    ... mobile-phone stores, lost much of his fortune when he was obliged to flee Moscow in 2008, claiming he was forced out by demands from corrupt officials to pay bribes. He subsequently sold his business, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Graft-busters exchange tips in fight against corruption

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 05:23am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Officers from around the world congregate at annual exchange programme organised by ICAC Graft-busters share tips in fight against corruption Bringing ... the world heard at an anti-corruption course in Hong Kong. The comments came from a graft investigator in the Himalayan country during a four-week course organised by the Independent Commission ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hongkongers not nearly as happy as Asian rivals

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Bryan Harris

    ... drew on Gallup World Poll data from the past three years to rank countries by factors including life expectancy, perceptions of corruption, gross domestic product per capita and social support. ...

  10. Business - Economy - SOCIETY

    Discontent hits BRIC nations as economic growth slows

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... and Venezuela- faced the risk of market-moving civil unrest in the short to medium term. Frustration with corruption by a middle class that swelled during the past decade is partly fuelling the angst, ...




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