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  1. Money-laundering bill to cover wider range of crimes

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Criminal Law only identifies drug trafficking, organised crime, terrorist crimes and smuggling as 'upstream crimes' of money laundering,' Mr Ling said. 'The coverage is too ... Peggie Yuan Draft legislation that would broaden the definition of money-laundering crimes to include accepting bribes and other forms of corruption will go before the National ...

  2. Net casino operators target competitors

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... months in 2009, mainland authorities closed more then 100 illegal gambling sites and arrested dozens of groups- including several connected to organised crime- that ran servers hosting the sites ...

  3. More work needed to tackle dirty money trail

    Posted Sep 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Development. At the time the group commended Macau's commitment to fighting money laundering- citing an organised crime law with tough penalties- and its willingness to 'address some of its ... expertise in dealing with money laundering. Last year, Macau's top criminal investigator admitted that cross-border and organised commercial crime, drawn by the booming gambling economy, had ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A nuclear world is not a safer world

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... concerns can arise as a result of demographic trends, chronic poverty, economic inequality, environmental degradation, pandemic diseases, organised crime, repressive governance and other ...

  5. Strike the right betting balance

    Posted Sep 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and cause social problems. But it is an irrepressible vice as old as civilisation. Reining in the Jockey Club and driving it underground only encourages irresponsible betting and organised crime ...

  6. Social vices breed double standards

    Posted Jul 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... into illegal channels that attract organised crime and encourage irresponsible betting, and now into Macau's coffers. If we do not strike the right balance, society is the ultimate loser. ...

  7. Star Cruises to gain HK$410m from sale of Singapore holding

    Posted Mar 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the restructuring would mollify Singapore gaming regulators' concerns about allegations associating Mr Ho's Macau casinos with organised crime groups, money laundering and loan sharking. Mr Ho has ...

  8. Snags may push SJM float to next year

    Posted Jul 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... allegations of money laundering and other activities associated with organised crime dog gaming firms worldwide, the complicated way Macau's casinos draw punters has made it hard for SJM to get ...

  9. Measuring up in fight against dirty cash

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... their regulations.' Among those feeling the heat in the run-up to the team's arrival are the non-financial businesses that are legally obliged under Hong Kong's anti-drug and organised crime laws ... Commissioner Sally Wong Pik-yee, who has described the level of reporting of suspicious transactions in some quarters as 'frankly miserable'. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime ...

  10. Money laundering fight still a tough task, says ministry

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... each year. The Ministry of Public Security said the country faced a huge task countering money laundering from activities including the drug trade, organised crime, terrorism, smuggling, corruption and financial fraud. Han Hao, deputy director of the ministry's economic crime investigation department, said police uncovered seven major illegal banks, involving more than 14 ...




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