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  1. TSL jewellery mogul arrested by ICAC

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kelvin Wong The Independent Commission Against Corruption has arrested bankrupted jewellery tycoon Tse Sui-luen over allegations related to illegal commissions and tax evasion. The anti-graft body said in a statement yesterday that the management of a listed company was suspected of offering kickbacks to employees at several travel agencies if they arranged for tour groups ...

  2. ICAC probes Abba Entertainment Group

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.16pm: Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) officers on Thursday confiscated a number of boxes of documents from the Sheung Wan office of a leading Hong Kong entertainment company. Three staff members of the Abba Entertainment Group were also taken to ICAC headquarters. The graft watchdog declined to give further details, saying ...

  3. British lessons in policing the police

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

    ... Mr Ho- from the section of the corruption watchdog that investigates police- was sent to London in July, where he shadowed officers to get a glimpse of their work. The 38-year-old was the first Independent Commission Against Corruption officer to embark on the new programme. Adjusting to an unfamiliar work environment is nothing new for Mr Ho. In 1996, he quit his university job ...

  4. Corrupt language fails to make the icac's case

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo The Independent Commission Against Corruption helps defend fundamental values in our society but the value of language proficiency does not seem to be among them. Alert reader Lester Chan wrote to seek help on linguistic puzzles in some of the graft-buster's advertisements. 'Having been puzzled for some time, I am seeking enlightenment from the public ...

  5. Bribery trial adjourned for second time

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... charged with bribery, repeated his call for the Independent Commission Against Corruption to fully disclose its covert surveillance. After prosecutor David Fitzpatrick applied for another ... Polly Hui A corruption trial was yesterday adjourned for the second time in the District Court to give the Department of Justice more time to respond to a defendant's claim ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the mainland's National Trademark or Patent Registry protects the design in Hong Kong as well. Scores of public servants guilty of corruption Nearly 150 civil servants have been convicted of corruption in the past four years, with three at directorate level. Independent Commission Against Corruption figures show 16 non-directorate officers were found guilty of corruption last year, down from 30 ...

  7. Defendant claims ICAC destroyed evidence

    Posted Apr 26th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... with bribery, claimed the Independent Commission Against Corruption's destruction of 'material evidence' prevented his client getting a fair trial. 'At all times, [the defendant] has ... Ravina Shamdasani A District Court judge yesterday adjourned a corruption trial to give the Department of Justice time to respond to a defendant's claim that the ICAC destroyed ...

  8. Judge will hear ICAC testimony in private

    Posted Apr 28th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... for investigation and detection of serious crimes for the safety of Hong Kong people. The two witnesses will be called to respond to claims by defence counsel Cheng Huan SC that the Independent Commission Against Corruption destroyed covert recordings of his client's conversations that would have benefited the defence. Defendant Li Man-tak, a former executive director of Kwong Hing ...

  9. ICAC played judge and jury, court told

    Posted Apr 30th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... a court was told yesterday. Cheng Huan SC told the District Court that the Independent Commission Against Corruption 'deliberately destroyed' tapes of telephone conversations of his ... to disclose their existence to the defence breached the prosecution's duty of full disclosure and was grounds for a stay of prosecution in the corruption case. 'A cardinal principle in our ...

  10. ICAC urged to get tough on collusion

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani But the anti-graft body says government-business malpractice is already targeted Legislators yesterday called on the Independent Commission Against Corruption to be vigilant against, and take the initiative to prevent, government collusion with big businesses. A week after Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa categorically rejected accusations of collusion- ...




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