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  1. 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. ...

  2. In Brief

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

    ... council, to reward him to 'socialise' with electors and persuade them to vote for Wong, the Independent Commission Against Corruption had argued in their case against him. Leung, ...

  3. Mutual backscratching can take many forms

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... I recollect that was the kind of answer that was given to the likes of Elsie Elliot (Tu) when they campaigned against police corruption in the 1960s and early 1970s. Eventually the government was forced to admit that syndicated corruption was endemic. The Independent Commission Against Corruption was set up to address it. The whole point of corruption involving officials and businessmen ...

  4. The sway of Big Business reaches right to the top

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... are beginning to feel angry after the initial shock, and our politicians are now pushing for an investigation using their prerogative granted by the Powers and Privileges Ordinance. The Independent Commission Against Corruption is looking into the matter, though, in this case, it is supposed to report to the subject of its investigation. The whole city has been turned upside down. Most of us ...

  5. Civil Exchange is independent, its polls professional

    Posted Aug 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Columnist Lau Nai-keung ('Let's stop self-fulfilling prophecies', August 20) said the daily election polls commissioned by Civic Exchange and carried out by the Hong Kong ... with 'close democratic associations'. I am not sure what this is meant to mean, but I want to emphasise that Civic Exchange is an independent non-profit organisation and unaffiliated to any ...

  6. One country, two distinct identities?

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... fall, considering the city came third in 1999. The WEF attributed Hong Kong's fall to a weakening in perceived judicial independence, the protection of property rights, corruption ... 'may have miscalculated'. Justice Secretary Elsie Leung Oi-sie proclaimed that judicial independence had not weakened, while Raymond Wong Hung-chiu, head of the Independent Commission ...

  7. C.Y. Leung to revive commission against poverty

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lilly Zhang and Tony Cheung Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying vowed yesterday to revive the anti-poverty commission as soon as he takes over, in a move to demonstrate that easing ... a lunch with 100 underprivileged people at a seafood restaurant in Sham Shui Po. The committee 'will advise on the establishment and responsibility of the Commission on Poverty within ...

  8. Government accused of backtracking over rights commission

    Posted Jun 10th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani and Arthur Fang The government was accused by legislators yesterday of backtracking on the establishment of an independent human rights commission for Hong Kong. ... with the bureau for four years, is expected to move to the post of secretary to the commission on poverty under a reshuffle tipped soon. Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor ...

  9. Famed horse trainer denies bid to buy vote in election

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... investigator of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, said nine people were prepared to testify against Kan- three voters, four ICAC officers, a policeman and a representative of the Home ... on February 27 to another village representative of the Sheung Shui district as an inducement to vote for him in March. He was charged last Friday with corrupt conduct in an election. Kan was arrested ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for properly handling a corruption complaint against the chief executive. It ensures that the secretary for justice would be allowed to refer corruption complaints against a chief executive and Independent Commission Against Corruption findings to the Legislative Council. Denise Hung Government accused of delaying law on minimum wage Lawmakers have accused the government of trying to delay ...




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