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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

    Anti-corruption commission seeks to overhaul rules on officers' conduct

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... the ambiguities" after the scandal over former chief Timothy Tong Hin- ming's spending exposed a string of violations. Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) commissioner Simon Peh Yun-lu ... Tong's tenure. "It will be a very radical review to remove the ambiguities and update the whole of the commission standing orders," Peh said. The standing orders- described as "the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1318588/anti-corruption-commission-seeks-overhaul-rules-officers-conduct
  3. 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
  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Graft situation is grim, Xi warns party's anti-corruption commission

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 12:09am by Keith Zhai, Angela Meng

    ... for improvements at the institutional level and backed the independence of local anti-corruption bodies from local governments. He also talked of the importance of officials being transparent in exercising ... situation is grim, xi warns President Xi Jinping has called for a redoubling of efforts to root out corruption, describing the situation as "grim" and "a disease that calls for strong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1405782/graft-situation-grim-xi-warns-partys-anti-corruption-commission
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Leung Chun-ying faces calls to form inquiry commission for ICAC row

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT, Colleen Lee

    ... actions during his five years leading the Independent Commission Against Corruption. In a letter addressed to Leung, Tien warned that the government's integrity was at stake. It was in the public interest to appoint an independent commission - led by a judge - to look into the case thoroughly, he wrote. Next month, Legco's Public Accounts Committee will hold a hearing focusing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1226139/leung-chun-ying-faces-calls-form-inquiry-commission-icac-row
  9. 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
  10. 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

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