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  1. Slice of life

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1977 Smouldering ill feeling between the Independent Commission Against Corruption and the Royal Hong Kong Police ... which police claimed was against continued ICAC persecution. There were angry scenes in the courts as four superintendents and 45 officers and other ranks went on trial for graft in two separate ...

  2. Reckoning bell tolls for anti-corruption agency

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

    ... Hong Kong's freedoms have been upheld by the Court of First Instance's ruling against the Independent Commission Against Corruption over raids last month on newspaper offices. By deciding that the corruption watchdog was wrong to seek search warrants against seven newspapers and several journalists and seize journalistic materials, the court has ensured that press freedom, ...

  3. 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 ... at 11.30am. $640,000 handbag haul A robber escaped with a handbag containing $640,000 after pushing a woman against a wall in Yau Ma Tei. The man attacked the woman, 22, when she was waiting ...

  4. ICAC finds integrity at listed firms worrying

    Posted Dec 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... to work with Hong Kong's securities regulatory bodies and mainland authorities to step up supervision and corporate governance. In the first 11 months of this year, the Independent Commission Against Corruption received 158 complaints from the insurance and finance sectors, and prosecuted 43 people. Despite a 12 per cent drop in the number of private-sector complaints, ICAC chiefs ...

  5. Leading ICAC graft-buster Tony Godfrey dies aged 59

    Posted Jan 09th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... or cross-border corruption. Tony Kwok Man-wai, a former deputy commissioner of the ICAC, said Godfrey would be remembered for his professionalism and dedication to his job. 'He's contributed ...

  6. Lawyers want review of accord on relations with ICAC

    Posted Aug 01st 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani A day after media groups urged a review of the Independent Commission Against Corruption's search and seizure powers, the Law Society has called for a review ... the Law Society recognised the important role played by the ICAC in fighting corruption but that because of the special powers granted to the graft-busters and the nature of the crimes ...

  7. ICAC swoops on newspapers over witness naming

    Posted Jul 25th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Nick Gentle

    ... raided and one journalist arrested- was in response to the naming in the media of a woman who is understood to be held under the Independent Commission Against Corruption's witness ... was being held by the ICAC against her will. The hearing concerned a writ of habeas corpus filed to determine whether or not the woman had voluntarily entered the anti-corruption watchdog's ...

  8. ICAC to launch review of procedures

    Posted Jun 04th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Hong Kong's anti-corruption watchdog has launched a wide-ranging review of procedures after Chan Sai-ming's case was thrown out of court. The Independent Commission Against Corruption last night warned officers who are found to have broken any laws or stringent procedure guidelines may face disciplinary action. In his judgment yesterday, Judge Derek Pang ...

  9. Anti-graft guidebooks issued to building managers

    Posted Apr 12th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee The ICAC will issue a new anti-graft guidebook to building managers, after corruption complaints against them have risen steadily in the past three years. The book warns building managers about possible corruption risks, lists the relevant laws, and provides a code of conduct for owners' corporations and other management bodies. The Independent Commission ...

  10. ICAC posts warning ahead of election

    Posted Jul 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in an article posted on the Independent Commission Against Corruption's website. 'In the past, there were complaints alleging individual citizens [gave] false residential addresses to register ...




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