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  1. 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? ...

  2. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Feb 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong Police; not for nothing are they admired as Asia's Finest. And we also owe thanks to the Independent Commission Against Corruption; graft is no longer an accepted way of life. Often ... that we may be safe. I greatly admire our Audit Commission, which keeps a sharp and unblinking eye on the spendthrift ways of government agencies. If anyone wants to keep a finger on what's ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar has barred Rohingya from mosques since start of Ramadan

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by SHAIKH AZIZUR RAHMAN

    ... human rights abuses makes it all the more urgent for a fully independent UN investigation into what is taking place in Rakhine state. "The UN General Assembly should set up a Commission ... also called Nurul Islam, said Myanmar's government was sponsoring the latest spate of attacks against the Rohingya. "They are taking the persecution in Arakan to an extreme level ...

  6. Lost souls inside Afghanistan's graft-riddled narco state

    Posted Jan 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for terrorists and for the Taliban who are killing Americans and assisting in corrupting Afghan government officials whom the US supports. The result is an insightful, occasionally beautiful, invariably ... Herat-born Nawa is indefatigable in her efforts to traverse the length and breadth of the country, travelling with considerable difficulty. She talks to poppy farmers, corrupt officials, drug lords, ...

  7. Immigration wars

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... trial starts in April. Reading from prepared remarks, the 32-year-old Norwegian told the court that the massacre- carried out with a bomb, a rifle and a handgun- was a strike against ... people to spark a 'revolution' against the multiculturalism he believed was sapping Europe's heritage. Some experts say a frank debate about immigration may be the best way ...

  8. A bitter harvest

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'propaganda against the Islamic Republic' and handed a six-year jail sentence plus a 20-year filmmaking ban on December 20, 2010. Rasoulof's sentence has since been reduced to one year- ... but Ayatollah Khomeini's puritanical ideology proclaimed, at least at the start, that cinema was a corrupting, westernised cultural influence. In the early years of the Islamic Republic, there were ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. Judgment day

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... that he says will rock the country. 'I have more incriminating evidence against the people mentioned in the clip,' he said. 'I will testify before the inquiry commission and reveal ... public inquiry into corruption at the highest levels of the judiciary. The clip and the inquiry, observers say, hangs like a dagger over former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad, who led ...




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