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  1. Triads may be linked to education fund fraud

    Posted Nov 08th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... the Independent Commission Against Corruption was deeply concerned about the two cases, which were revealed on Friday. He spoke after the ICAC's 30th anniversary charity walk. 'We suspect ... to 3,125 against a year ago. But the ICAC still had a heavy load of 2,000 cases as of the end of October, in part because of the two major elections held since November last year. ...

  2. A tragedy of society's own making

    Posted Aug 04th 2004, 12:00am by Edith Terry

    ... of the community', observed Alan Lai Nin, a former commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, writing in 2002. 'Subtle hints turned into outright solicitation', and even hospital patients had to give bribes for extra care. The creation of the ICAC in 1974 has been an outstanding success story in the global fight against corruption. It is answerable directly ...

  3. A force to be reckoned with

    Posted Sep 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... system of graft started to come to an end in 1974 with the foundation of the Independent Commission Against Corruption. It was no easy task to change the mindset of a community long accustomed ... Li Ming-chak, is confident Hong Kong can be kept free of organised graft. 'We've got to sustain the momentum, educate the public and continue to fight against corruption,' he ...

  4. ICAC stands by its efforts to tackle crime

    Posted Jun 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the editorial headlined 'City needs effective, accountable ICAC' published on June 17. The Independent Commission Against Corruption is a dedicated law enforcement agency tasked with the difficult role of fighting corruption within Hong Kong. In pursuit of these ideals, the exercise of powers bestowed upon the commission is always carried out strictly ...

  5. News - World - BRITAIN

    Protest against 'biased' BBC coverage of Scottish independence referendum

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 08:46pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Glasgow Two thousand demonstrators took to the streets of Glasgow to protest against the BBC's coverage of Scotland's independence referendum. Demonstrators claimed on Sunday that coverage by the British broadcaster had been biased against the separatist "Yes" camp, which wants Scotland to break away from the rest of Britain ...

  6. Retired ICAC officer comes back for key job

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com A retired senior graft-buster has been appointed deputy commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, raising doubts about ... Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor in this case. A spokesman for Leung's office said that since there had been complaints against Leung for making false election claims, the power to make appointments ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Prosecutors' independence needs guaranteeing as well as judges'

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 04:44pm by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... such as the Independent Commission Against Corruption case concerning the chief executive, Leung Chun-ying, and Lew Mon-hung- there is no guarantee that future justice secretaries will be cut from the same cloth. ... Grenville Cross Grenville Cross says justice minister should cede power before 2047 Prosecutors' independence needs guaranteeing, too A judiciary independent of a king or executive ...

  8. Students get lessons from corruption watchdog

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch About 30 students are learning more about anti-corruption measures under a new City University programme organised in collaboration with the Independent Commission Against Corruption. The ICAC Ambassador Programme, believed to be the first of its kind among higher educational institutions in Hong Kong, encompasses events organised by the corruption watchdog, including ...

  9. Former Benefun executive faces ICAC fraud charge

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Lawrence Lo King-fat, a former senior executive of Hong Kong-listed China Environmental Resources, and Choy Ping-fai, a proprietor of an investment company, have been charged by the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) with conspiracy to defraud. The charge relates to the acquisition of a mainland plantation valued at HK$500 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CORRUPTION

    Former ICAC chief Timothy Tong brought friends to official meals

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... of a traditional Chinese screen worth as much as HK$200,000 from mainland judicial officials in 2007. It was still in ICAC headquarters when he stepped down last year. The former Independent Commission Against Corruption chief also confirmed he bought about 1,000 bottles of alcohol during his five years in charge. Independent lawmaker Paul Tse Wai-chun asked Tong if he had taken former assistant ...




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