• Tuesday
  • September 2, 2014
  • Last updated: 1:23pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 939 for independent cities

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Chen begins jail sentence but keeps his influence on pro-independence camp

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... an influence on the island's pro-independence camp. Chen, 60, who became the first former leader of the island to be jailed, was convicted last month of corruption while president from 2000 ... Chen's son, Chen Chih-chung, who won a seat on the Kaohsiung City Council in Saturday's municipal elections, is also involved in the alliance. Chen was stripped, searched and his hair cut ...

  2. City Briefs

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their jobs, it was revealed yesterday. The Independent Commission Against Corruption said two managers, a foreman and four cleaning workers of the company as well as seven subcontractors and two ... and a substance that violates the Antibiotics Ordinance. He was also was fined $10,000. Kowloon City magistrate Colin Mackintosh said Lo had posed a risk to the community. Church of Zion sues over alleged ...

  3. City Briefs

    Posted Jun 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Candy heard that Lam wrote to the Independent Commission Against Corruption on June 30, claiming three prison officers were covering up for a colleague who was supplying heroin to prisoners. ...

  4. Officials move to rein in popular city daily

    Posted Jan 20th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai The authorities in Shanghai have moved against one of the city's most popular independent newspapers, The Bund, editorial staff said yesterday. They said the one-year-old paper's publisher, Chen Baoping, had been removed to another job. The staff had been brought under the responsibility of the state-controlled Wenhui-Xinmin Group, effectively placing ...

  5. City Briefs

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pair face charges of bribing prison guard Two people accused of attempting to bribe a guard into bringing cigarettes and cash into the Lai Sun Correctional Institution will appear in Tsuen Wan court today. The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) said Lee Kin-wai, 20, would be charged with one count of offering an advantage to a public servant. Lee also faces one ...

  6. City needs effective, accountable ICAC

    Posted Jun 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rumours about various forces trying to curb the powers of the Independent Commission Against Corruption emerge from time to time. So it should not come as a surprise that they have ... A holistic look at all kinds of intelligence, including quantitative and qualitative studies of dirty dealings, is required. Hong Kong needs the ICAC to help keep our city clean and to ensure endemic ...

  7. Independent lawmaker announces he will stand for CE election

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.14pm: Independent legislator Chim Pui-chung on Tuesday announced he would stand as a candidate in the elections for Chief Executive in July. Mr Chim told reporters he had made the decision because he did not want the next leader to win the position in an uncontested election. His bid would also help to honour the concept of?Hong Kong people ruling ...

  8. Two officers took bribes from gangs, says ICAC

    Posted Mar 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or their associates,' a spokesman for the Independent Commission Against Corruption said. Sources said that in one case, the officers allegedly helped gangsters make changes to official police statements over ... of ICAC investigators launched raids across the city, including Mongkok, Tsim Sha Tsui and Tai Kok Tsui. The senior inspector was arrested when he returned to work on Tuesday at the Shamshuipo ...

  9. Probe ordered into RTHK scandals

    Posted Jul 17th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... an RTHK staff member, over an alleged $740,000 fraud in job orders for the broadcaster. The trio appeared in Kowloon City Court yesterday. No pleas were taken. Mr Tsang, whose policy portfolio ... the citizens will be very concerned,' he said. Mr Tsang said RTHK had made improvements in its operations, after recommendations by the Independent Commission Against Corruption and the Civil ...

  10. Chen Yunlin to steer clear of Tainan in visit

    Posted Feb 17th 2011, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... leg of a six-day visit to Taiwan starting next week. The decision came after pro-independence activists announced plans to stage protests in the southern city against Chen's visit. ... hundreds of members of Taiwan's pro-independence camp besiege the hotel where he was a dinner guest during his first visit to Taipei in late 2008. Chen will lead a 40-member senior trade ...




SCMP.com Account