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  1. Business - Comment - MACROSCOPE

    Why Xi Jinping's corruption purge may soon make its way to Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:50am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... are being built with our cherished Independent Commission Against Corruption and with more than 40 other anti-corruption agencies around the world. If the ICAC has the mettle to handle ... to corruption on an epic scale- whether it is in Britain, Hong Kong or on the mainland. And without a free and untainted press, strong and independent judicial systems, and democratic institutions ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    To win war against corruption, Xi Jinping must tackle the rot within the system

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 12:26pm by CURTIS CHIN

    ... Curtis Chin Curtis Chin says America's handling of its corrupt officials makes clear the need for rule of law To win war against corruption, Xi must tackle the rot within the system ... Jinping's much touted anti-corruption drive against "tigers" and "flies" continues to unfold. In the parlance of the Chinese, the McDonnells would no doubt be tigers. McDonnell ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time for the ICAC to take stock

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... independent". Experience shows that for an anti-corruption agency to succeed, it must be supported by strong laws, properly supervised and be able to discharge its duties without fear or favour. Hong Kong's vaunted policy of zero tolerance of corruption has won it many friends, but it has come at a price. Although the Independent Commission Against Corruption possesses draconian powers, ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Prosecutors' independence needs guaranteeing as well as judges'

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 04:44pm by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... such as the Independent Commission Against Corruption case concerning the chief executive, Leung Chun-ying, and Lew Mon-hung- there is no guarantee that future justice secretaries will be cut from the same cloth. ... Grenville Cross Grenville Cross says justice minister should cede power before 2047 Prosecutors' independence needs guaranteeing, too A judiciary independent of a king or executive ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Effective rule of law must be end goal of China's corruption fight

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:02pm by Hu Shuli

    ... a process of rapid development and transformation, it is even more necessary to remain on guard against it. As such, the rule of law is the most powerful tool available to fight corruption. While Zhou's corruption and that of his associates has shocked everyone, what has upset people even more is that it reveals weakening rule of law and a tarnished legal system. The Central Commission ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    To curb corruption, China must do more than taking down tigers

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:17am by Chang Ping

    ... Chang Ping Chang Ping says the problem with China's fight against corruption has never been the lack of examples to serve as a deterrent: the arrest of top officials alone won't ... been done that would see the captive tiger freed. On the fight against corruption, the people and the government are largely in agreement. One, they believe corruption has become such a massive ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am

    ... It was their responsibility to look after the prisoners. Now they have to wear the same clothes ICAC graft-buster Steven Ng on catching two corrupt prison officers   I think the way that they're talking about the 457 is pretty disgraceful and racist Tycoon Rupert Murdoch on Australia's crackdown on killed immigrant visas   He's treated like a god … But this is his first ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Transparency and strong rule of law are key to fighting corruption

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 02:37pm by Cathy Holcombe

    ... who is leading the anti-corruption campaign, President and Communist Party leader Xi Jinping, has initiated a number of judiciary reforms, many aimed at increasing judiciary independence ... Cathy Holcombe The same man leading the anti-corruption drive has initiated judiciary reforms, but it doesn't mean accused party bosses will get a fair trial Rule of law vs urge ...

  9. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Wang Qishan's most important mission to date: dousing the flames of corruption

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 07:21am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... corruption. "This is a battle we can't afford to lose," he was quoted as saying. Even though Wang is the right leader to lead the campaign, his age works against him. He will be 69 ... battle When Wang Qishan was named head of the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency in late 2012 as part of a sweeping reshuffle of the top leadership, the announcement was greeted ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Why investigators spread titillating gossip about China's corrupt officials

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 03:09pm by Chang Ping

    ... the party's disciplinary commission sees exposing the moral degeneracy of corrupt officials as its mission. In addition to criminal activity, personal degeneracy, especially extramarital affairs, ... inconsequential in building the prosecutors' case against them- wouldn't see the light of day. Since almost everyone believes that corrupt officials are involved in inappropriate sexual affairs, ...




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