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  1. UN deal will help curtail global graft, says ICAC

    Posted Oct 07th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Freezing the bank accounts of international fugitives is the key to winning the war against corruption, Hong Kong officials and graft-busters say. Their comments yesterday follow the finalisation of an international anti-corruption agreement by the United Nations in Vienna on Saturday. The United Nations Convention Against Corruption, due to be formally signed by member states ...

  2. Still corrupt- but not as much

    Posted Dec 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    .... 'There is a trend for the CCDI to be more independent, but not as independent as [Hong Kong's Independent Commission Against Corruption],' Professor Yang said. President Hu Jintao ... in importance. The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the party's anti-corruption body, published a survey in the late 1990s showing that the majority of people felt the central ...

  3. District elections bring eight alleged cases of corruption

    Posted Sep 15th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... ICAC says the complaints involve vote planting and bribes to influence electors The Independent Commission Against Corruption has received eight complaints of corrupt practices involving the upcoming District Council elections, even though voting will not take place until November. But the anti-corruption watchdog said the early complaints did not necessarily suggest there would ...

  4. Dedicated unit aims to stamp out corruption

    Posted Dec 06th 2003, 12:00am by Wendy Ng

    ... Kong's favourable reputation is due to the efforts of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), which has done a remarkable job in fighting bribery and corruption. Its Advisory ... Wendy Ng Law enforcement, prevention and education are the key weapons in this battle Hong Kong is one of the least corrupt places in Asia in the eyes of business people, field analysts ...

  5. Action! ICAC makes the call to budding young directors

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) is inviting all secondary school students to take part in a video-making contest. Supported by the Quality Education Fund, ... ethical dilemmas and the perils of corruption. The 15 school teams shortlisted by an independent judging panel will receive not only a production subsidy of $1,500 but also training ...

  6. What auditor controversy?

    Posted Dec 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Ombudsman's Office and Independent Commission Against Corruption- the two independent authorities which, according to a poll published on November 29, enjoy more public confidence than legislative ... accountant or auditor? Is it saying that the Audit Commission or the former Audit Department was not up to the task because of the lack of a professionally qualified head? Regular auditing, which ...

  7. Autonomy of ICAC 'will not be affected'

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Klaudia Lee, Stella Lee

    ... horse among the candidates to succeed Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee as secretary for security, having been promoted barely a year ago to head the Independent Commission Against Corruption. But he said ... Security chief Ambrose Lee defends his new role, saying his disciplined services training will help keep law and order The new security chief sought to defend himself against ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ICAC complaint I write regarding the article headlined 'Lawmaker focus of village row' (August 3) regarding the row between two village chiefs on Lantau Island. The Independent Commission Against Corruption receives many complaints about corruption or suspected corruption. Some prove to be legitimate while others are not, if there is no evidence of wrongdoing ...

  9. ICAC notches 20pc rise in case victories

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... the Independent Commission Against Corruption and the ICAC Complaints Committee's 2002 annual reports were tabled in the Legislative Council yesterday. Graft-related commercial crime, corrupt building management and complaints against police accounted for the bulk of ICAC investigations last year. The 4,371 corruption reports led to the prosecution of 604 people in 272 cases, ...

  10. City Briefs

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ICAC arrests 23 for fraud in renovation contracts Twenty-three people have been arrested by the ICAC for bribery and fraud in the tendering of renovation contracts. The Independent Commission Against Corruption acted after receiving complaints that two directors of a construction company won renovation contracts through fraud and corruption. Another imported case of dengue ...




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