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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    For earthquake victims, relief delayed is relief denied

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the HK$100 million relief funding set aside by the Hong Kong government is still languishing in Legco amid fears that the money might be misused by corrupt mainland officials. Given China's corruption record, the worries are understandable. But that does not justify denying the victims the relief aid they need. Today, officials will again try to table the funding for a vote. Those who ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 2, 2013

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Some dissenting voices have said the administration should not give the proposed sum of HK$100 million because the money will just go into the pockets of corrupt officials. I agree that any ... exacerbates the problem of corruption. The Hong Kong government must think carefully before making a decision on this matter. Lily Chan Ying-kwan, Kwai Chung   Hongkongers do care about relief work ...

  3. Ex-minister to face trial over Wenzhou crash

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for corruption five months before the crash. Liu was expelled from the Communist Party in May after its anti-graft watchdog concluded a 15-month probe into his corruption case. Analysts said ... Congress later this year. 'Both the incumbent and incoming leadership must be eager to put the disaster behind them, as well as the corruption scandal involving ministerial-level officials, ...

  4. News - China - INDUSTRIAL SAFETY

    20 die as rail cars plunge into coal mine in Baiyin, Gansu

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the accident. China's mines are among the deadliest in the world because of lax regulation, corruption and inefficiency. Accidents are common because safety is often neglected by bosses seeking ...

  5. Man claims ICAC deputy left him paralysed

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tsoi's brother, Tsoi Sheung-miu, 50, filed the lawsuit against the Independent Commission Against Corruption officer on Monday at the High Court. It describes the alleged victim as 'mentally ... Tsoi's representatives had been negotiating with the insurer. In addition to being deputy commissioner, Li is also head of operations at the Independent Commission Against Corruption. An ICAC ...

  6. Dishonesty at home in mainland building sector

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Illegal practices are still rife in the mainland construction sector, which is known for its corruption, poor safety and low standards, the Ministry of Supervision said. In the first 11 months of last year, 22,243 people were investigated in 18,273 cases of corruption in construction projects, including 16,472 cases of bribery, the ministry said. ...

  7. Ministry cites SOEs for 'serious' rail flaws

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... said. Former railways minister Liu Zhijun is expected to stand trial soon for his role in the deadly July 23 crash as well as corruption involving multibillion-dollar high-speed rail projects. Liu, who launched the nation's high-speed rail programme in 2008, was sacked and arrested for suspected corruption in February last year. ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must improve quality of construction or face scepticism

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... corruption or lax safety standards. Bridge collapses are regular occurrences on the mainland; that of the ramp to the 15.4-kilometre Yangmingtan Bridge was at least the 18th since 2007. What sets ...

  9. News - China - CONSTRUCTION

    Concern after deadly bridge collapses on mainland

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... ways to cut costs while meeting the minimum safety requirements." Corruption had also led to poor-quality construction, Dan said. ...

  10. Time to give up national education

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... glossing over key but unpalatable episodes in our recent past: Mao's famine, the Cultural Revolution, the June 4 crackdown, endemic official corruption and failure of political reform. ...




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