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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong tycoons' corruption trial in Macau adjourned due to illness

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung in Macau simpson.cheung@scmp.com Hong Kong businessman Joseph Lau is too ill to attend hearing, his lawyer tells Macau court Tycoons' corruption trial adjourned again The corruption trial of Hong Kong tycoons Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Steven Lo Kit-sing in Macau has again been adjourned, this time because one of the defendants is sick. They are charged with offering ...

  2. Ao gets another 29 years for corruption

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung in Macau simpson.cheung@scmp.com Macau's former public works chief Ao Man-long was sentenced to 29 years in jail for corruption and money laundering yesterday, six ... excuses in his defence. 'The amount of bribe money he received is far more than the amount supported by evidence... so large that no other officials involved in corruption in Asia and other ...

  3. Shares fall as US investigates Macau casino corruption claims

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick Shares in Sands China dropped 6 per cent after the Macau casino operator revealed that it was being investigated by anti-corruption agencies in the United States. It follows ... the territory's triad-dominated past. Jacobs also alleged Sands China risked breaching the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by employing Macau lawyer Leonel Alves, a member of the territory's executive ...

  4. Graft scandal hits ranking on global corruption index

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau has fallen on a global corruption watchdog's 'cleanness' index in the wake of the Ao Man-long graft scandal. The city ranked 43rd, with a score of 5.4, on Transparency International's 2008 corruption perceptions index (CPI) published on Tuesday. It ranked 34th last year and 26th in 2006. The index draws on various surveys and measures the levels ...

  5. Bribery, corruption, abuse of power, money laundering...

    Posted Jan 31st 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu 1999-2006 Ao Man-long appointed and serves as secretary for transport and public works in Macau. December 6, 2006 Ao sacked and arrested in joint anti-corruption probe involving ... trial. April 4, 2007 Macau Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) reveals Ao's wealth is at least 57 times his legal income. Cash, bank deposits, bonds and various luxury goods belonging to Ao ...

  6. Corruption, triads on rise in Macau: analyst

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Corruption is out of control in Macau and triad societies are gaining more power in the world's biggest gambling centre, a former top Hong Kong policeman has warned. ... corruptly obtained funds on the territory's gambling tables. There were also reports of luxury gambling junkets by officials who had not passed through proper immigration channels, he said. ...

  7. Macau workers plan big protest against corruption

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Thousands of demonstrators are set to take to the streets of Macau on National Day tomorrow to protest against grievances ranging from parking problems to corruption concerns. Among them will be workers left out of the economic boom, residents angry about corruption, political activists pressing for democracy, conservationists demanding better urban planning ...

  8. Corruption and police response to protest bruise Macau's image

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Corruption and mishandling of a mass protest have been blamed for dealing a blow to the Macau government's image, with a survey showing Hong Kong people's perception ... angry over government corruption and policies clashed with police. A motorcyclist was hit by a stray bullet fragment when an officer fired five shots in the air during the protest. Pollster ...

  9. Steady fall in corruption cases

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Catherine Hau The community has changed its mindset and will now no longer tolerate graft WHEN MACAU'S anti-graft body, the Commission Against Corruption of Macau (CCAC), was set up in 1999, there were 393 corruption complaints. The following year there were 978, with a peak of 1,265 in 2001. Since then there have been around 1,000 complaints a year but CCAC commissioner ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Macau graft trial involving tycoons is delayed again

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... trial of tycoons The corruption trial of Hong Kong tycoons Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Steven Lo Kit-sing, which is due to start on Monday in Macau, may be adjourned again because of legal snags ... restaurant. He urged Beijing to show concern about corruption in Hong Kong and Macau. Lau and fellow tycoon Lo, who is chairman of BMA Investment, are accused of bribing Ao to secure land in 2005 ...




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