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  1. ICAC takes aim at building managers

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

    ... Staff Reporter Graft-busters have pledged to step up scrutiny of building management, fearing corruption in the industry will worsen as buildings age. The Independent Commission Against Corruption says crooked managers are grasping the opportunity to extract bribes from companies called in for maintenance projects on ageing structures. The situation could get worse as the government ...

  2. Hu warns party against corruption

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and social stability and warned of the dangers of corruption. 'Without stability, nothing can be accomplished, and the achievements that we have made will be lost,' Hu told a gathering in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. He said healthy and rapid economic growth was needed for national revival but fighting corruption was 'key to the winning or losing of people's support ...

  3. Changes in political system necessary in tackling wage gap and graft, says expert

    Posted Jan 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... said 'grey income' - largely gained through corruption and other illegal activities because of an 'unsound' political and administrative system - was the main cause ... Cary Huang in Beijing Restructuring the mainland's political system to put the government under the spotlight is the only solution to its widening income gap, according ...

  4. Zhongshan's ex-chief gets 11 years for corruption

    Posted Oct 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... laundering. Li wept in court and complained her sentence was too harsh, as she had admitted to insider trading, the Nanfang Daily reported. A Zhongshan native who made her way into politics after ...

  5. Economic crackdown 'breeding corruption'

    Posted Sep 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is breeding corruption. Wu Jinglian, of the Development Research Centre under the State Council, said with the government having to approve all new projects, state firms with the best connections had ... a meeting of venture capitalists in Beijing. 'One outcome is corruption.' Worried about overheating, the central government has tightened the screws on the economy, ordering banks to slow ...

  6. Mix of command and market economies a melting pot for corruption

    Posted Aug 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... reports of angry denunciations of corruption and of new initiatives to stamp it out. Yet nothing seems to work. My colleague suggests that the solution lies in political reforms to boost ... Jake van der Kamp 'Mainland leaders cannot be faulted for not trying harder to crack down on corruption- they even ordered the execution of several leading officials, including Chang ...

  7. Annette Lu pleads not guilty to corruption

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of corruption and forgery for allegedly using others' receipts to make illicit spending claims worth NT$5.6 million (HK$1.34 million). In a trial that began in Taipei yesterday, Lu, the first ... them using receipts provided by others to make spending claims,' prosecutor Chou Shih-yu said. Both Mr Hsieh and Mr Su declined to comment. The practice has implicated political ...

  8. Optimism on corruption rises

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee People in Hong Kong are increasingly optimistic that corruption is under control in the city, according to the ICAC's 2003 survey. The number of respondents who think graft is still a problem in the government and private sector has hit a three-year low. Of 1,500 respondents polled in the Independent Commission Against Corruption's annual public perception survey ...

  9. China second worst for graft

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com China's infrastructure sector is one of the most corrupt among 19 industries in 28 countries and regions surveyed for a Transparency International ... makes the need for them to address foreign bribery and corruption globally an urgent one. 'Bribery and corruption are likely to have a substantial impact on societies in which they operate. ...

  10. Guide exposes mainland corruption traps

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun, Dennis Eng

    ... Celine Sun and Dennis Eng The Independent Commission Against Corruption has launched an education campaign to fight cross-border corruption in the financial services sector. Its set ... to the person's moral level.' She suggested all financial companies update their internal code of conduct, urging staff to follow overseas laws and offering clear anti-corruption instructions. ...




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