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  1. Corruption fighter was an early convert to computers

    Posted Feb 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... corruption was sweeping Hong Kong at the time. The Independent Commission Against Corruption was formed. That same year, Richardson applied for a job and in February 1975 he joined the ICAC's Corruption Prevention Department. His expertise was put to good use, devising and perfecting systems that would plug potential loopholes that permitted graft to flourish. He advised a wide range ...

  2. Officer's lawyer says free sex was hospitality, not corruption

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... with the colour of corruption,' he said. Mr Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, chief judge of the High Court, then asked Mr Sarony: 'This is not something that friends would do normally, is it? ... officers charged by the Independent Commission Against Corruption. He was found guilty by District Court Judge John Saunders in November last year of three charges of misconduct in public office. ...

  3. Corruption fighter recalls being feared and hated

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the ICAC in its first year, he has seen immense changes in public attitudes. He smiles as he recalls how an early supervisor, Paul Dickinson, who was transferred from the police anti-corruption ... since 1974. Corruption is now a high-risk crime, he says. If people are tempted, they realise they have to fear the scrutiny of the ICAC. The biggest change has been in the police. Because ...

  4. Corruption trial charges contested by editor

    Posted Feb 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Guangdong Lingnan legal firm, also declined to comment on the case. Li, who is in his early 50s, was one of 25 top officials involved in major corruption cases in Guangzhou in 2002. ...

  5. Enterprising Wenzhou an ideal haven for corrupt officials

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... government relies more heavily on private capital than any other Chinese city to build schools, roads, railways and other infrastructure. For a corrupt official such as Yang Xiuzhu, this had two ...

  6. Autonomy of ICAC 'will not be affected'

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Klaudia Lee, Stella Lee

    ... horse among the candidates to succeed Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee as secretary for security, having been promoted barely a year ago to head the Independent Commission Against Corruption. But he said ...

  7. Pair on Shanghai Merchants board

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Christine Chan

    ... was arrested by the Independent Commission Against Corruption last year on corruption charges. Mr Yue's company Profit Harbour Investments bought a controlling 63.19 per cent stake of Shanghai ...

  8. Sex-charge officer is jailed for three years

    Posted Dec 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of corruption by failing to perform his sworn duty. Sin, 46, one of the most senior officers to have been charged by the Independent Commission Against Corruption, was sentenced yesterday after being ... on November 29, the judge said: 'It is the clearest case of 'keeping sweet' corruption, where advantages are given to someone in authority, without asking for a quid pro quo at the time ...

  9. New army chief comes in swinging

    Posted Oct 30th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila General vows to crush rebels and root out corruption A new military chief took office in the Philippines yesterday, vowing to crush any attempt to destabilise the country and to root out corruption in the armed forces. Armed Forces Chief of Staff Lieutenant-General Efren Abu, 55, told a restive military weighed down by its biggest corruption scandal ...

  10. Officials face graft charges in Philippines

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... corruption charges to be filed against them - a first in recent history. The four officials had 'unexplained wealth' running into millions of pesos that included posh mansions in the most ... crack down on corruption in the same degree we are cracking down on terror and drugs.' One of the accused, Lucien Sayuno, was particularly blatant about his wealth. Sayuno, 53, lives ...




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