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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    There's no perfect cure for corruption

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... us. Finland also ties with Denmark and New Zealand as the world's most corruption-free places, based on findings in the annual Corruption Perceptions Index by Transparency International. Granted, corruption is an elastic concept, but Transparency's annual study is the closest to a commonly accepted global reference. And its rankings come with some surprises. Or rather, ...

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    Corruption in schools must be stopped

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Kelly Yang

    ... Kelly Yang Kelly Yang urges parents to stand up and expose corrupt teachers who are damaging the integrity of a meritocratic education system Bribery test Across the border, corruption ... gift cards, designer watches and even cash. Here in Hong Kong, while the situation is not nearly as bad, corruption in education nevertheless still exists. I have heard countless stories about ...

  3. Watchdog urges universities to tackle corruption

    Posted May 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Amid widespread public dissatisfaction with the education system, the Communist Party's anti-corruption watchdog has urged universities and colleges to step up efforts to crack down on corruption, state media reported yesterday. Rampant financial corruption- which often takes the form of shady deals in infrastructure projects or the illicit trading of university ...

  4. Corruption in education a key concern

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... corruption at universities. The mainland's education system is seriously lacking in many ways. If not fixed properly, it could stall the country's modernisation drive. But to be fair, many ... primary and middle schools to low-quality higher education. But one of his top priorities must be fighting financial and academic corruption in universities. Last month, two senior officials, ...

  5. Let's put an end to corruption

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Recent statistics have shown that corruption is on the rise in Hong Kong. I think the reason for this is our society is too materialistic and lacks moral education. Everybody should share ... noticeable form of corruption will be swiftly dealt with by the ICAC. Susan, Editor ...

  6. Students pay with their lives for a corrupt building industry

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Construction engineers outside the quake zone said the school tragedies in Sichuan exposed widespread corruption in the building industry. A construction engineer with almost 15 years' experience ... no choice but to stint on materials or use substandard supplies to make a profit. 'Schools usually have lower budgets and once corruption occurs it's unavoidable to use engineering ...

  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. Ambassadors promote anti-corruption message among peers

    Posted Jan 31st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Students from the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have become ICAC ambassadors to help make Hong Kong a cleaner, fairer and less corrupt society. Co-organised by CityU and the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), the ICAC Ambassador Programme consists of visits to the ICAC headquarters and campus activities aimed at spreading the anti-corruption message. Over ...

  9. HK schools corrupted by too many tests: parents, teachers

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... chairman of the association, referring to the Territory-Wide System Assessment (TSA) and the Pre-Secondary One Hong Kong Attainment Test (HKAT). 'Excessive testing has a corrupting influence ...

  10. Beat corruption

    Posted Jul 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... way to resist a temptation is to succumb to it. But another way is to be prepared for it, as the schools which took part in a competition to produce an anti-corruption video will tell you; corruption is just around the corner of every school. The above scenario was part of the work of the students from PLK Lee Shing Pik College, who received the most creative award in the Secondary ...




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