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  1. In Brief

    Posted Nov 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to table the proposal to the Finance Committee on December 4. Corruption figures 'steady' The Independent Commission Against Corruption has received 1,842 reports of private-sector corruption in the first 10 months of the year, compared to 1,851 reports in the same period last year. Commissioner Timothy Tong Hin-ming attributed the 'steady' figures to the reviving ...

  2. Insurance chief resigns over trips

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... enforcement agencies,' she said. A source familiar with the situation said the government had referred the case to both the Independent Commission Against Corruption and the police. An ICAC ... towards female colleagues. The ECIC, a government-owned insurance company set up in 1966, was formed to provide insurance for 100,000 local exporters against the risks of payment defaults ...

  3. Lawyers want review of accord on relations with ICAC

    Posted Aug 01st 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani A day after media groups urged a review of the Independent Commission Against Corruption's search and seizure powers, the Law Society has called for a review ... the Law Society recognised the important role played by the ICAC in fighting corruption but that because of the special powers granted to the graft-busters and the nature of the crimes ...

  4. Public less tolerant of corruption

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... carried out before their arrests- has revealed that the public's tolerance of graft is at its lowest level in more than a decade. The Independent Commission Against Corruption's annual ... on its own annual survey, an ICAC spokesman said last night: 'The survey not only shows a high degree of public vigilance against corruption but also the community's continued trust ...

  5. Graft-busters compete for best corruption warning

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... adverts from 21 countries were judged in a ceremony at the Independent Commission Against Corruption's headquarters that featured all the drum rolls and spotlights of an Oscar night ... the gold was Singapore, the least corrupt place in the world according to the same index, whose 33-second adverts were high in production values. Papua New Guinea's Ombudsman Commission ...

  6. A tragedy of society's own making

    Posted Aug 04th 2004, 12:00am by Edith Terry

    ... of the community', observed Alan Lai Nin, a former commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, writing in 2002. 'Subtle hints turned into outright solicitation', and even hospital patients had to give bribes for extra care. The creation of the ICAC in 1974 has been an outstanding success story in the global fight against corruption. It is answerable directly ...

  7. Former Benefun executive faces ICAC fraud charge

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Lawrence Lo King-fat, a former senior executive of Hong Kong-listed China Environmental Resources, and Choy Ping-fai, a proprietor of an investment company, have been charged by the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) with conspiracy to defraud. The charge relates to the acquisition of a mainland plantation valued at HK$500 ...

  8. The tide of corruption that never did come in

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... businessmen: 85 per cent of those polled said corruption would be worse after July 1. But a decade on, the naysayers have been proved wrong, say the Independent Commission Against Corruption ... old days when corruption reigned supreme. Most of those who took part in such surveys reckoned graft would have a major resurgence once the British shipped out. Perhaps they were recalling ...

  9. ICAC plugs holes amid shortage of investigators

    Posted Nov 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Independent Commission Against Corruption to join the Independent Police Complaints Council. Of 18 principal investigative officers who are team leaders, six are in an 'acting' capacity- ... the commission in the 1990s, was previously a police officer in Britain. He was now heading a team involved mainly with support work instead of frontline investigating, the letter said. The unnamed ...

  10. ICAC boosts officers' training to tackle complex corruption cases

    Posted May 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, Daniel Li Ming-chak, said the commission had to continue to enhance investigators' training to gain an edge over increasingly complex corruption ... involving 1,305 transactions in 2004. Overall, the ICAC received 3,685 corruption reports last year, a 2 per cent drop on the previous year. The ICAC announced in March that it would set up ...




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