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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Corruption complaints fall, but ICAC has concerns

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

    ... Benjamin Wong and Ravina Shamdasani The number of corruption complaints fell by 13 per cent last year, but the ICAC remains concerned about graft among law enforcers and abuses linked to the awarding of contracts. Corruption complaints received by the ICAC dropped to 3,746 last year from 4,310 in 2003, the head of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, Raymond Wong Hung-chiu, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Mainland keen on coming clean

    Posted Apr 16th 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... taking the eight-day programme. Teachers included Jean Au Yeung, assistant director of corruption prevention at the Independent Commission Against Corruption, and top officials from mainland ... Kong's School of Professional and Continuing Education offered an anti-corruption training programme in January for the National Development and Reform Commission which is responsible ...

  7. ICAC stands by its efforts to tackle crime

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

    ... I refer to the editorial headlined 'City needs effective, accountable ICAC' published on June 17. The Independent Commission Against Corruption is a dedicated law enforcement agency tasked with the difficult role of fighting corruption within Hong Kong. In pursuit of these ideals, the exercise of powers bestowed upon the commission is always carried out strictly ...

  8. Mass exodus denied at anti-corruption body

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam A total of 46 ICAC officers left their posts in the first six months of this year, but commissioner Raymond Wong Hung-chiu has denied that the anti-corruption body is suffering ... court rulings. It is a purging action against dissenting voices by the management.' Legislative Council security panel chairman James To Kun-sun said he had heard of similar complaints ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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