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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong banks used to launder cash by Mongolian network

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Greg Torode Tens of millions of dollars in corrupt funds moved through the city in an operation linked to country's former president and unrelated syndicates HK banks used ... accounts in Hong Kong and Singapore are a favourite means by which corrupt Mongolians move funds to the US, Britain and the rest of Europe. A dossier of the evidence linking the banks ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... wonder how far the Independent Commission Against Corruption is going to extend its enquiries with respect to these newly revealed scams. Of course it was not just civil servants per se who were ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Chinese poachers’ ship hauled off Philippine reef

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 09:26pm by AFP

    ... while their lawyer Alex Jagmiz asked for more time to prepare his case. “We don’t have enough interpreters,” he told reporters. Authorities have already filed a charge of corruption against ...

  4. 'This is the most important lesson I have learnt'

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The immediate result of these incidents is that no one will dare invite me on his yacht or private jet any more. And in the remainder of my term, I will not take up any such invitations. This is the most important lesson I have learnt in my life. I'll never forget it. I have been in the government for 45 years. I have always believed in the virtue and corruption-free nature of our ...

  5. whats on

    Posted Mar 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... March 7 'Cross-boundary corruption- A perspective from Hong Kong's anti-bribery law', organised by the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, will familiarise participants with the legal provisions and potential areas of corruption involving cross-boundary transactions. Speaker: Raymond Ng, executive director, Hong Kong Ethics Development Centre, ICAC ...

  6. 24 HK entities involved in major graft cases

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in major corruption cases over the past 30 years. The 150 cases involved US$56.4 billion and the creation of 817 such corporate entities, of which 24 were set up in Hong Kong, says the report, 'The Puppet Masters: How the Corrupt Use Legal Structures to Hide Stolen Assets and What to Do About It', which was released yesterday. It examines how bribes, stolen state assets ...

  7. Complacent leaders must shed indifference to people's plight

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by poverty, oppression, corruption and a feeling of hopelessness in the face of government and fat cats' lack of interest in the plight of the people. An angry public response is only ... that have no boundaries. Excesses, corruption and incompetence are thus increasingly being exposed. Hong Kong is fortunate in that it is a wealthy society without oppression, reasonably free ...

  8. Reasons to be proud

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... conflict, such as between black and white people. With the advantage of societal peace, merchants from foreign countries are willing to do business in Hong Kong. Hong Kong also has a low corruption rate. As the Independent Commission Against Corruption does an effective job, companies from all over the world invest and do business here. They know that by and large Hong Kong people can ...

  9. For some, the rules don't apply

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Philip Bowring The implicit corruption of the Hong Kong political system has been on full display in recent weeks at various levels of importance. It had seemed encouraging that Carrie Lam ... for the Independent Commission Against Corruption to take over where the Ombudsman's damning April report left off. The same principles that make real estate, utilities and public works the most ...

  10. Events

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'How environmental law affects the environment'. Club Lusitano. Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'China and America- A time of reckoning'. Hong Kong Club. American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: What's new on enforcement'. Hong Kong Retirement Schemes ...




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