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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Tong must co-operate with probes for his sake and the ICAC's

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... himself for the first time in public yesterday, the former anti-corruption chief was criticised by lawmakers for being evasive. Given Tong is facing a criminal investigation by the Independent Commission Against Corruption he headed for five years, and that his appearance before the Legco public accounts committee as a voluntary witness did not give him any legal immunity, he was highly ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's graft watchdog needs to set good example

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... confidence in their work. For those charged with fighting bribery, expectations are even higher. Regrettably, the former chief of the Independent Commission Against Corruption has let down the public with questionable spending and practices. The stakes are high given the commission's role as a graft buster. It is imperative to find out the scale of the problem and prevent a reoccurrence. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    For new Indonesian President Joko Widodo, the hard work starts now

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 04:37am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and military elite that have ruled the country since independence. But having got to the top does not mean he can now begin the reforms and infrastructure projects that he believes are so crucial ... politician, having previously held the deputy's post. But plans for a cabinet filled with independent technocrats will have to be put aside for the sake of expediency. It is an early dose ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Corruption alert must be taken seriously

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 03:48am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the Independent Commission Against Corruption and the support of the community over the past few decades, the city distinguishes itself with a clean business environment and a largely corruption ... committee on corruption is rightly concerned that the negative news might have undermined the city's image as a clean society. Although the commission's survey found 95.3 per cent ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China must strike deal with West so criminals have no place to hide

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... anti-corruption campaign, joining many thousands already overseas. This prompted the Communist Party's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection to launch operation "Fox Hunt 2014" ... cooperation between Chinese authorities and foreign jurisdictions to bring them to justice, bilaterally and under the framework of the UN Convention Against Corruption. ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    SFC's legal action against Citic a reassuring sign

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:14am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of foreign-exchange losses in a market circular, it has taken six years. At the eleventh hour, before the statute of limitations blocked any civil action, the Securities and Futures Commission filed a case ... been plagued with cost overruns, technical glitches in commissioning production lines, conflict over the import of cheap Chinese labour along with unfamiliarity with local labour conditions, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Judge does South Africa proud in Pistorius trial

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to be controversial. Elements of race, sexual inequality, crimes against women and concern for the rule of law ensured that whatever the judge said would be seen by some as either too light, to others, ... struggling with race, democracy, corruption and social issues, that made the case so significant. Judge Thokozile Masipa, a black woman imprisoned under apartheid, was a symbol of changed times. ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    No more delays to competition law

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... small players and consumers at a disadvantage are not uncommon. It was not until two years ago that legislation against anti-competitive behaviour was put in place. Unfortunately, it will not be ready for implementation until next year. In another preparatory step for enforcement, the Competition Commission last week issued 100 pages of draft guidelines, detailing what may or may ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    End abuse of public housing

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... are reluctant to act, apparently wary of upsetting voters who live in public housing. That a Housing Authority subcommittee has again put off a decision on tougher measures against wealthy tenants ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Multinationals welcome, but they must adapt to rules of the game

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the past year, with a rising number of fines being meted out for offences ranging from corruption to price-gouging. An article and commentary in the People's Daily, the Communist Party's ... up, some companies have had enough and are pulling out. There have always been hurdles to doing business on the mainland, red tape and corrupt local officials being the biggest obstacles. ...




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