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  1. Family of crooked policeman is given approval to sell flats

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the Independent Commission Against Corruption. This resulted in one of the biggest settlements in the commission's history, with the family agreeing to give up HK$140 million in assets in 2006 ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Nov 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to table the proposal to the Finance Committee on December 4. Corruption figures 'steady' The Independent Commission Against Corruption has received 1,842 reports of private-sector corruption in the first 10 months of the year, compared to 1,851 reports in the same period last year. Commissioner Timothy Tong Hin-ming attributed the 'steady' figures to the reviving ...

  3. Economic downturn prompts concerns about corruption

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But The sluggish economy has prompted worries among one-quarter of Hongkongers who anticipate a rise in corruption cases this year, the annual survey by the graft-busting agency reveals. The concerns were borne out by data released by the Independent Commission Against Corruption yesterday that showed a 23 per cent surge in graft reports to 811 in the first three months ...

  4. Legco rejected ICAC advice over expenses

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was rejected, ICAC officials have revealed. The Independent Commission Against Corruption also suggested that legislators be allowed to claim only what they actually spent. Alternatively, it proposed, such expenses could be made non- accountable in the form of a taxable lump-sum allowance. The recommendations were made in a review conducted by the ICAC's corruption-prevention department in 2005, ...

  5. ICAC criticised over lack of evidence filed

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Anti-graft busters were criticised yesterday for failing to provide the Chinese names of five alleged triad members named in an English document submitted to court yesterday. The District Court hearing before Judge Stanley Chan Kwong-chi was adjourned to this morning so the Independent Commission Against Corruption could seek help from other government agencies to find out ...

  6. Graft watchdog issues guidelines on managing buildings' finances

    Posted Oct 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... in their buildings' financial management. From January to September, the Independent Commission Against Corruption received 672 complaints about corruption in building management, a slight drop from 714 ... forbidden. The commission's corruption prevention director, Jean Au Yeung Lui Miu-kwan, said many people who acted voluntarily as owners' corporation members lacked professional accounting ...

  7. Graft complaints jump amid financial crisis

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... commissioner Timothy Tong Hin-ming says. In the first quarter of the year, the Independent Commission Against Corruption received 811 reports of graft, a 23 per cent increase on last year's 659. Reports on financial sector corruption in this period also showed a rise from 26 to 38. 'It is a bit difficult to tell if the 23 per cent increase of reported cases is a direct reflection ...

  8. Lower court to rule on ICAC case

    Posted Oct 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into Macau's jailed minister Ao Man-long in 2007- should be protected by legal privilege. The documents, being held by the Independent Commission Against Corruption, have been kept sealed since ... Commission Against Corruption Ordinance. ...

  9. ICAC arrests former top civil servant

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or serving official arrested by the Independent Commission Against Corruption since it was established in 1974. Those arrested in 'Operation Waterspout' also include a chief engineer, ... and one of the subcontractors were caught in an alleged corrupt transaction during which an envelope containing HK$20,000 was recovered from the engineer. A source close to the investigation said ...

  10. Union seeks service chiefs' help

    Posted Aug 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A review of the grade structure of the seven disciplined services, covering 53,000 disciplined staff, was released in late November. The other services are the police force and the Independent Commission Against Corruption. The review recommended leaving the starting pay for junior officers unchanged, but proposed various increases in maximum pay of some staff. Maximum pay ...




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