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  1. 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 ...

  2. Veteran anti-corruption officer in rare resignation announcement

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee A veteran Independent Commission Against Corruption officer will make a rare move today by publicly announcing his plan to quit after 28 years of service with the anti-graft agency. Char Shik-ngor, 55, the senior assignment officer of the commission's corruption prevention department, would not say last night why he wanted to terminate his contract, saying only ...

  3. Civil service corruption down 6pc last year: ICAC

    Posted Jan 18th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... misusing their authority for their private gain,' Mr Wong said at the Independent Commission Against Corruption's annual review of its operations. The greatest number of complaints, 532, ... The commission received 4,310 corruption reports across all sectors last year, down marginally from the 4,371 received in 2002. Complaints against the private sector rose a slight 3 per cent last year, ...

  4. Words don't come easily to our leaders

    Posted Mar 21st 2010, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... the 'White House bubble' and the 'perception gap' between the president and the people. In colonial Hong Kong, the late David Jeaffreson (who retired as head of the Independent Commission Against Corruption), started in the 1980s to ask the Civil Service Branch to post local officers to the secretive Security Branch, moaning that the colonial secretariat was 'like ...

  5. Fears rise that graft will taint politics

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the New Territories with the campaign team of Tang's rival, Leung Chun-ying. The Independent Commission Against Corruption said it 'attached great importance' to the survey. ... leaders which makes it difficult for institutions like the police, the civil service and the Independent Commission Against Corruption- which are first class institutions by anyone's measure- ...

  6. Legal odyssey

    Posted Aug 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or reluctance to check those powers.' A particular target for criticism is the graft-busting Independent Commission Against Corruption, which Mr Cheng said had often adopted 'scandalous' ... has spent three decades locked in a battle against the forces of state power. Sitting in a wood-panelled dining room at the Foreign Correspondents' Club, the 61-year-old legal legend ...

  7. ICAC powers

    Posted Sep 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The chief of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, which controversially raided Hong Kong newspaper offices in July, has appealed for its powers not to be curbed. What do you think? Share your views: write to us. ...

  8. Mainland casts big shadow over HK corruption image

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... for the Independent Commission Against Corruption said the anti-graft body was creating 27 new posts to help combat more sophisticated corruption involving the global economy and information technology. ... director of the consultancy, Robert Broadfoot, warned against Hong Kong becoming complacent. 'Our analysis was not on how good Hong Kong's grade was, but the nature of corruption now. ...

  9. The man who ran corrupt officials out of city

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Commission Against Corruption. In the nearly six decades he spent in Hong Kong's public service, Cater filled many roles, from enhancing the quality of pigs bred on New Territories farms, ... financial powerhouses, with a reputation for clean and efficient government. Outrage over such corruption reached its peak in demonstrations against Godber and, facing growing public outrage over ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ICAC complaint I write regarding the article headlined 'Lawmaker focus of village row' (August 3) regarding the row between two village chiefs on Lantau Island. The Independent Commission Against Corruption receives many complaints about corruption or suspected corruption. Some prove to be legitimate while others are not, if there is no evidence of wrongdoing ...




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