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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong slips in global Corruption Perceptions Index

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com ICAC says there is no sign corruption has become a bigger problem in the city HK slips in global graft-free rankings Analysts and businessmen globally perceive Hong Kong to be less free of graft than a year ago, a survey by an international corruption watchdog finds. But the ICAC anti-graft agency says there is no sign that corruption is becoming ...

  2. Corrupt tobacco boss made bureau a family business

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau It's a classic case study in corruption: one man, with two identities, in charge of a government bureau employing more than 20 relatives that spent up to two million yuan ... intriguing is that Chen remained in the position for months after an official investigation was launched following online revelations about his corrupt activities. In November, four months after ...

  3. Corrupt sergeant's death in Canada leaves loose ends

    Posted May 21st 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Lui Lok, one of the most corrupt police officers in Hong Kong's history, died in Canada. He was 90. Lui Lok, nicknamed 'The HK$500 Million Sergeant' for the value ... Kong police in 1940 and was promoted to sergeant in the New Territories in 1956. He later worked on Hong Kong Island and in Kowloon. Lui was the most notorious among four corrupt officers ...

  4. Fight against corruption needs to be transparent

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... President Hu Jintao has repeatedly warned of the threat of corruption to the nation and the Communist Party's authority. The succession of arrests and sentences imposed on senior ... Hong Kong nor the mainland in the long run. There is no doubt that corruption is harming the nation's development and has to be eliminated. Tough action must be taken against perpetrators. ...

  5. John Hung gets 2 years' jail for corruption

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... yesterday, when jailing him for two years on four charges of corruption. Deputy Judge Anthony Kwok Kai-on also ordered Hung, 70, to pay the Jockey Club HK$350,000 he was given for helping a racing ... the club HK$350,000 because HK$100,000 of the money was seized by the Independent Commission Against Corruption officers upon his arrest at a bar in the Conrad hotel on December 1, 2006. Defence ...

  6. The tide of corruption that never did come in

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... old days when corruption reigned supreme. Most of those who took part in such surveys reckoned graft would have a major resurgence once the British shipped out. Perhaps they were recalling ... was corruption, especially among government officials. Another poll, this one by the British Chamber of Commerce, in May that year, showed an even more pessimistic view prevalent among British ...

  7. Mainland casts big shadow over HK corruption image

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly International businesses consider Hong Kong the second least-corrupt place to do business in Asia, a new survey has found. But the mainland's ranking as the seventh most-corrupt place in the region boded badly for Hong Kong's future, as the amount of cross-border business increased, the Hong Kong-based Political and Economic Risk Consultancy survey said. ...

  8. Civil service corruption down 6pc last year: ICAC

    Posted Jan 18th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma The ICAC yesterday said corruption among government officials remained well under control, in spite of cuts to civil service salaries and soaring general crime rates. Commissioner Raymond Wong Hung-chiu made the comments as the graft-busting organisation announced it received 1,541 reports of government and civil service corruption last year, down about 6 per cent ...

  9. Veteran anti-corruption officer in rare resignation announcement

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee A veteran Independent Commission Against Corruption officer will make a rare move today by publicly announcing his plan to quit after 28 years of service with the anti-graft agency. Char Shik-ngor, 55, the senior assignment officer of the commission's corruption prevention department, would not say last night why he wanted to terminate his contract, saying only ...

  10. The man who ran corrupt officials out of city

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Commission Against Corruption. In the nearly six decades he spent in Hong Kong's public service, Cater filled many roles, from enhancing the quality of pigs bred on New Territories farms, ... important contribution to Hong Kong was made as the first commissioner of ICAC, which was formally established in February 1974 amid the outcry over Peter Godber, the corrupt police chief ...




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