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  1. Letters

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Po ICAC should be scaled down I read with approval the article by Neville Sarony ('Eyes on the watchmen', December 16). Mr Sarony depicted the Independent Commission Against ... own success. Thanks to its efforts in the past, Hong Kong is now a relatively corruption-free place. With less corruption there should be less work for the commission. Trying to maintain ...

  2. All talk and no action?

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

    ... of corruption. On the other hand, the charges were sympathetically aired on CCTV-1's Legal Report a week ago, and an official of the Central Disciplinary Inspection Commission was dispatched to Fuzhou to investigate. This leaves open the possibility that Beijing might still use aggressive enforcement of this case as an exemplar in a wider battle against corruption. If it fails to do so, ...

  3. talk back

    Posted Apr 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the public to be allowed to investigate their academic freedom and staff review mechanisms. Is it possible to establish an independent body (similar to the Independent Commission Against Corruption ... up mobile work stations on crowded, narrow streets. Often they go off and leave the vehicles unattended. Not only is this against the law, these vehicles can block access to emergency ...

  4. Talkback

    Posted Jul 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... On other matters... The Independent Commission Against Corruption's sudden, unwelcome intrusion into the headquarters of several newspapers has seriously undermined Hong Kong's reputation ...

  5. Helping nations to see the wood for the trees

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson Can the world's remaining tropical forests in Indonesia and elsewhere be protected and brought into the battle against climate change? Working out ways of halting ... of livelihoods and intervention by corrupt officials, and allow rich nations to avoid making deep cuts at home. Indonesia has become the centre of Redd trial programmes in Asia. The country has 91 ...

  6. On the defensive

    Posted Feb 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... but also threatened punitive action against US companies that supply the weapons and issued a veiled threat that it would halt co-operation on the resolution of global issues. A commentary ... the quest for Taiwan independence. Besides, the weapons approved for sale are clearly defensive, not offensive. Most of the US$6.4 billion is for Patriot missiles and Black Hawk helicopters, which ...

  7. talk back

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... between the government and business was impossible given the vigilance of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, the ombudsman, Legco and the media. However, can anyone in the relevant ... will enforce relevant regulations against those who walk dogs without using a leash or a muzzle, both during the day and night. I refer in particular to those on Bowen Road, where there are a lot ...

  8. WWF's new face in HK urges shoppers to join fight against waste

    Posted Jun 08th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... promotion with environment undersecretary Dr Kitty Poon Kit and the fund's director of conservation, Dr Andy Cornish. Tse (pictured) urged shoppers to join her fight against waste. 'I ... but recycle and reuse old toys and clothes.' The singer also pedalled hard against water pollution, on an exercise bike that inflated a giant balloon in the shape of a droplet. But she was in top ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mike Geraghty, Mid-Levels Timely call for child agency The recent calls for a local child commission are both welcome and timely. I am from New South Wales where the Commission for Children ... The views of children and young people are taken seriously, and their interests receive priority. I join with my colleague at the bar, Cheng Huan SC ('Time for child commission well ...

  10. Behind the wheel of the low-carbon revolution

    Posted Feb 28th 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... case for buying electric vehicles in terms of fuel savings,' King says. The Committee on Climate Change is an independent body established by the British government to advise it on setting ... dioxide reduction targets sufficient for the world to dodge disastrous consequences from climate change. A Cambridge natural sciences graduate and teacher, King was commissioned in 2007 by Gordon ...




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