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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. Public less tolerant of corruption

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Niall Fraser niall.fraser@scmp.com As two of Hong Kong's richest tycoons and a former government No 2 face an unprecedented top-level corruption investigation, a major ICAC survey- carried out before their arrests- has revealed that the public's tolerance of graft is at its lowest level in more than a decade. The Independent Commission Against Corruption's annual ...

  3. Committed to investigating corruption, wherever it lurks

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I refer to Jake van der Kamp's column ('Graft-busters go from hooking big fish to catching minnows', November 20). Irrespective of its scale or magnitude, corruption is an insidious crime that should be attacked on all fronts. Hong Kong is widely regarded as an effective model of fighting corruption through investigation, prevention and education, and one of the least ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Education Bureau directive not meant to bypass ICAC

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... of corruption. It was responding to a lawmaker's query on an e-mail in which a senior education official told the bureau's civil servants to refer any corruption accusations to her so ... from independently monitoring suspected corruption and reporting such cases to the Independent Commission Against Corruption. To said "it was hard to imagine" if civil servants were ...

  5. Economic downturn prompts concerns about corruption

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But The sluggish economy has prompted worries among one-quarter of Hongkongers who anticipate a rise in corruption cases this year, the annual survey by the graft-busting agency reveals. The concerns were borne out by data released by the Independent Commission Against Corruption yesterday that showed a 23 per cent surge in graft reports to 811 in the first three months ...

  6. Crisis may spur rise in corruption cases, ICAC chief warns

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung, Joshua But and Phyllis Tsang The number of corruption complaints may rise during the financial crunch, Independent Commission Against Corruption chief Timothy Tong Hin-ming has warned. 'From the experience of the Asian financial crisis 10 years ago, corruption reports about the private sector rose by 30 per cent,' he told the Legislative ...

  7. Students get lessons from corruption watchdog

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch About 30 students are learning more about anti-corruption measures under a new City University programme organised in collaboration with the Independent Commission Against Corruption. The ICAC Ambassador Programme, believed to be the first of its kind among higher educational institutions in Hong Kong, encompasses events organised by the corruption watchdog, including ...

  8. Guide exposes mainland corruption traps

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun, Dennis Eng

    ... Celine Sun and Dennis Eng The Independent Commission Against Corruption has launched an education campaign to fight cross-border corruption in the financial services sector. Its set ... to the person's moral level.' She suggested all financial companies update their internal code of conduct, urging staff to follow overseas laws and offering clear anti-corruption instructions. ...

  9. ICAC targets business with online corruption awareness campaign

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly The ICAC is launching an awareness drive in the private sector, which accounts for more than half of the city's corruption cases. A link to ICAC Post, the agency's online magazine, will be distributed to chambers of commerce, consulates and research organisations. Even though six out of 10 corruption reports received by the Independent Commission Against ...

  10. ESF turns to ICAC for help in preventing corruption

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung The foundation's new head wants greater transparency to restore confidence The English Schools Foundation will seek advice from the Independent Commission Against Corruption on preventing corruption and introducing best practices. Following her first executive committee meeting yesterday since being elected chairman last week, Felice Lieh Mak said the ESF did ...




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