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  1. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Hong Kong urged to act on 'trend' of public-service corruption

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 12:57pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... the Independent Commission Against Corruption. ICAC investigations of former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and the agency's own former commissioner, Timothy Tong Hin-ming, are ongoing. Sze ... Cho-cheung, chairman of the ICAC operations review committee, warned that people who entered the public service after its pension system was changed in 2000 might be more inclined to act corruptly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1414885/more-civil-servants-abusing-power-personal-gain-icac-watchdog
  2. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Former ICAC chief Timothy Tong brought friends to official meals

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... of a traditional Chinese screen worth as much as HK$200,000 from mainland judicial officials in 2007. It was still in ICAC headquarters when he stepped down last year. The former Independent Commission Against Corruption chief also confirmed he bought about 1,000 bottles of alcohol during his five years in charge. Independent lawmaker Paul Tse Wai-chun asked Tong if he had taken former assistant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1251672/former-icac-chief-timothy-tong-brought-friends-official-meals
  3. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    ICAC opening new HQ meant more entertaining, says Timothy Tong

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... entertainment bills racked up during his five-year tenure at the Independent Commission Against Corruption to a rise in the number of visitors to the agency's headquarters in North Point after ... anti-corruption education in the community. The graft-busting agency reached about 23,000 people last year through talks, visits and meetings, a 25 per cent drop from 2008, the Audit Commission reported ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1240916/icac-opening-new-hq-meant-more-entertaining-says-timothy-tong
  4. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    ICAC reputation pays price for Timothy Tong's spending

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... of the powerful Independent Commission Against Corruption, has found himself engulfed in a wave of allegations over extravagance and collusion. Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang has drawn her ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Allegations of excessive spending against former boss of anti-corruption agency brings into question just who is checking the checkers Tong saga raises issue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1233967/icac-reputation-pays-price-timothy-tongs-spending
  5. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Ex-ICAC chief silent amid questions over lavish hospitality spending

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... five-year tenure. Tong, who stepped down last year as the commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, has not responded since the scandal started making headlines last week. Tong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1224913/ex-icac-chief-silent-amid-questions-over-lavish-hospitality-spending
  6. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Ex-ICAC boss to be grilled over HK$100,000 dinner

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, Simpson Cheung

    ... of two lavish dinners he will face questions over in the Legislative Council today. The Independent Commission Against Corruption confirmed the details in a written reply to the Legislative ... in the audit report cost HK$100,000 and was held at The Peak Lookout restaurant on December 8, 2011. It was for a global anti-corruption video contest, and 110 people attended. Legco's security ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1240257/ex-icac-boss-be-grilled-over-hk100000-dinner
  7. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Independent review of ex anti-graft chief Timothy Tong's spending a 'whitewash'

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 08:01pm by Simpson Cheung

    ... of the Independent Commission Against Corruption. Some of the spending exceeded official limits but was approved by Tong himself. Some of the spending exceeded official limits but was approved by Tong ... … is far less than that of an independent commission chaired by a judge." Civic Party lawmaker Dennis Kwok Wing-hang intends to propose to the Legislative Council's House Committee today ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1228573/leung-committee-probe-icac-expenses
  8. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Lawmakers accuse former anti-corruption chief of dodging graft questions

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung, JOSHUA BUT

    ... The committee decided to invoke the Powers and Privileges Ordinance, which would grant legal privilege to Tong's testimony, meaning it cannot be used against him in legal proceedings. It would also allow the former Independent Commission Against Corruption commissioner to answer questions without compromising an ongoing criminal investigation into his conduct being carried out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1240923/lawmakers-accuse-timothy-tong-wasting-their-time
  9. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    ICAC chiefs should be open to investigation, says Carrie Lam

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO, Colleen Lee, Stuart Lau

    ... the Independent Commission Against Corruption was independent of the government, its officers were bound by the rules on civil servants, which included the giving of gifts. "If some individuals have ... that bears the cornerstone of Hong Kong's core value," Lam said. "The commissioner is not just the head of any organisation. [He] has a duty to uphold Hong Kong's corruption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1225527/icac-chiefs-should-be-open-investigation-says-carrie-lam
  10. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Reputation of Hong Kong's anti-graft agency at stake over Tong scandal

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney, Niall Fraser

    ... in the world is on the line as a result of the Timothy Tong Hin-ming scandal. One long-serving graft-fighter- who spent almost 30 years with the Independent Commission Against Corruption- is sickened ... committee, which will report to Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. The scandal has unfolded against the backdrop of some of the most high-profile anti-corruption investigations in the ICAC's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1230292/reputation-hong-kongs-anti-graft-agency-stake-over-tong-scandal

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