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  1. HK firms linked to Mongolian corruption case

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... and a relative of Enkhbayar's wife, had no means to supply steel as demanded by the contracts. A statement from the Mongolian Independent Authority Against Corruption said the contracts pushed ... Greg Torode An associate of former Mongolian president Nambar Enkhbayar who was jailed along with him for corruption earlier this month may have funnelled government funds at the centre ...

  2. Inequalities and corruption at root of violence

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... to advocate hardline policies against dissenting minorities, posting articles on internet forums hailing Wang Zhen, the late former vice-president. Wang, the People's Liberation Army commander ... only Han Chinese- people feel they have been left behind economically and are angry over the widening income gap, rampant corruption and widespread social injustices. ...

  3. Out and about

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... sanitised after the Independent Commission Against Corruption was set up in the 1970s, crookedness has steadily crept back into Hong Kong society over the past decade or so, and the tourism sector ... their 'earnings'? Somebody must, as they clearly don't come independently; many could not travel any distance unassisted. Why are they operating with impunity? Do those in authority look the other way? ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Factbox: history of the case against Hong Kong tycoons

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Investment, as being linked to the Ao corruption case. May 9: Ao denies receiving HK$20 million in bribes from Lau and Lo in 2005. May 24: Chinese Estates Holdings issues statement saying "Mr Lau strenuously denies the allegations levelled against him", adding he would continue as executive director of the company. May 31: Lau and Lo charged with bribery and money laundering. June 28: Lau ...

  5. Official warns of 'independence adventurism'

    Posted Feb 20th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Cross-strait relations are in a 'high risk' period and people on both sides should be united to fight against any move to split Taiwan from the mainland, a mainland ... President] Chen Shui-bian's government intensify its push for the separatist movement of Taiwanese independence, and conspire to carry out Taiwanese independence adventures.' 'The ...

  6. Corruption takes shine off dazzling growth

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... the growing corruption that threatens to undo all these achievements. The country has been mired in a series of scandals that has taken a lot of the sheen off its 'shining India' image, ... as the economy booms, new and larger avenues of corruption are surfacing, with figures now running into billions of dollars. The president of the ruling Congress, Sonia Gandhi, acknowledged this fact ...

  7. 'Punters from Asia corrupting the game'

    Posted Dec 09th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... investigation,' he said yesterday. 'I am not against betting but we need to protect players and referees and others in the game from corruption.' When asked how his presidency could better ... staking huge sums to rig fixtures and corrupting players and referees. 'Betting is a big danger in football. If you bet big money, then this can lead to corruption- and that is very dangerous ...

  8. All eyes on 'Age of Compliance'

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... such as the UK Bribery Act and the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Increasing use of foreign anti-corruption legislation against various multinationals with operations in China and elsewhere in Asia in recent ... Daleena Samara Growth and stricter enforcement of anti-bribery and anti-corruption legislation in the United States and Europe, and the rapid expansion of multinational corporations ...

  9. Abdullah suddenly finds way on reforms

    Posted Apr 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Integrity Institute, Mr Abdullah added to the reform measures. He announced that the anti-corruption watchdog that is now under his office would be managed by an independent board and made ... From reforming the judiciary and repealing media curbs to making the anti-corruption watchdog free of parliamentary control, Mr Abdullah has in the past week committed his government to one ...

  10. A little family support

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... intermediaries in Switzerland, and Sophie Gillot, managing director in Hong Kong. Clarifying succession has become a hot topic in Hong Kong, especially with the ongoing investigation by the Independent Commission Against Corruption into Sun Hung Kai Properties' co-chairmen Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong and Raymond Kwok Ping-luen. The case has highlighted the need to put succession plans in place, ...




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