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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1240758/tong-must-co-operate-probes-his-sake-and-icacs
  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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1223216/hong-kongs-graft-watchdog-needs-set-good-example
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1419468/corruption-alert-must-be-taken-seriously
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    No excuse for media payments

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 05:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... has bad apples. When newsmakers themselves become the scandal, public trust is seriously undermined. Mainland news media are not known for being vigilant watchdogs. Far from being independent ... for investigation. The case is not seen as isolated. Earlier, a handful of CCTV senior executives and news presenters were arrested in connection with a wider anti-corruption crackdown by the state. Indeed, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1589568/no-excuses-media-payments-any-society
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Don't let row between watchdog and bureau obscure facts on cold calling

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is therefore disturbing. It calls into question the government's respect for the commission's independence. It does not take a university survey to prove that telemarketing has become more ... departments and statutory watchdogs need not be antagonistic. While agencies like the Ombudsman and Audit Commission do give officials a hard time every now and then, their independence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581579/dont-let-row-between-watchdog-and-bureau-obscure-facts-cold
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Justice must be seen to be done on mainland

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Justice must be seen to be done The public may be enthralled by President Xi Jinping's unprecedented crackdown on corruption in high places. But the reaction would soon ... It is good that top prosecutors have ordered greater scrutiny to ensure that corrupt officials and law-breaking business executives do not exploit the flaws. At present local courts are supposed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581581/justice-must-be-seen-be-done-mainland
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Good governance key to maintaining democracy in Pakistan

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 05:06am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Sharif won a landslide election 15 months ago but that has not prevented a growing tide of dissatisfaction with his government. Unemployment is rising and the electricity shortages and corruption ... The military claims to be uninterested in staging a fourth coup since independence in 1947 and the army chief has called for the sides to talk, even opening the way for back-room negotiations. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1584010/good-governance-key-maintaining-democracy-pakistan
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Long road to justice for relatives of MH17 victims

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:39am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the Lockerbie affair, and on the air-safety expertise of other interested parties, to keep the investigation process on track. An independent and truly impartial investigation is the only way to determine the truth. Claims of bias may yet obstruct justice and closure. In that case, the United Nations could be asked to set up a special independent panel. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1591787/long-road-justice-relatives-mh17-victims
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Family ties can only take a leader so far

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Minister Narendra Modi came from humble beginnings. The latter overcame the powerful Nehru-Gandhi dynasty, which had governed for most of the 67 years since independence. Trends elsewhere, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1592661/family-ties-can-only-take-leader-so-far
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must unite for prolonged campaign to defeat Islamic State

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:51am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to all-out war with foreign boots on the ground. The lessons for the US and its allies of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the war against the Taliban in Afghanistan and the military intervention in Libya ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1590465/world-must-unite-prolonged-campaign-defeat-islamic-state

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