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  1. Fears rise that graft will taint politics

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Niall Fraser niall.fraser@scmp.com Fears are growing that Hong Kong's political leaders could become embroiled in corruption and may lack the will to punish graft when ... scandals and ethical lapses involving top political figures. The survey was by the Hong Kong-based Political and Economic Risk Consultancy (PERC), which monitors corruption across Asia. It warns ...

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    Singapore's political scandals put ours in perspective

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan Bernard Chan compares our illegal structures with sex and corruption Singapore's political scandals put HK's own in perspective Singapore, like Hong Kong, prides ... respective scandals are worlds apart. Some of the allegations in Singapore amount to corruption- an extremely serious offence in both cities. The underage prostitute story could also involve criminal ...

  3. The tide of corruption that never did come in

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... old days when corruption reigned supreme. Most of those who took part in such surveys reckoned graft would have a major resurgence once the British shipped out. Perhaps they were recalling ... was corruption, especially among government officials. Another poll, this one by the British Chamber of Commerce, in May that year, showed an even more pessimistic view prevalent among British ...

  4. Mainland casts big shadow over HK corruption image

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly International businesses consider Hong Kong the second least-corrupt place to do business in Asia, a new survey has found. But the mainland's ranking as the seventh most-corrupt place in the region boded badly for Hong Kong's future, as the amount of cross-border business increased, the Hong Kong-based Political and Economic Risk Consultancy survey said. ...

  5. Fang hits back at 'politics and slander' in model's inquest

    Posted Mar 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Lawyer John Fang Meng-sang has accused legislator Leung Yiu-chung of political motivation in helping the family of late model Annie Pang Chor-ying press for further ... the police. Mr Leung responded that he had not considered whether his help for the Pang family would help or hurt him politically. The comments came after the Pang family complained to the Independent ...

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    Legco election is over, but not the political sniping

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... since Leung Chun-ying formally became our leader? Exactly 72 days. Political honeymoons are supposed to last 100 days. Leung wasn't expecting a honeymoon, but neither was he expecting ... education outside the government headquarters amounted to anarchy. It is people like her who love to preach political harmony yet smear as troublemakers those who express opposing opinions. How does ...

  7. It was a political decision to sack Albert Cheng

    Posted Jul 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the wisdom of Hong Kong people from all walks of life, as revealed on the online message board of the programme, Teacup in a Storm. If the hidden reasons behind this political move are not explicitly ... is indispensable. No one should come and go as he pleases and leave the management to bear the consequences. Political pressure is always used as an excuse for talk-show hosts. Director Winnie Yu has made ...

  8. Chief secretary should structure her political support more carefully

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for development who resigned 12 days after his appointment when he was arrested by the Independent Commission Against Corruption for allegedly misusing government housing allowances. Lam publicly pledged ... in village houses in the New Territories. In fact, the illegal structure issue has now evolved into a political issue, all thanks to Lam. Is the illegal structure problem now being used ...

  9. When corruption is the norm

    Posted Aug 29th 2006, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... to corruption, extortion and vice. Such shenanigans, once par for the course among officials approving projects in the capital, have now spread into every aspect of citizen life. This makes it difficult ... the complications that locals create, and accept, as normal business practice. Even some restaurant waiters are hired from abroad, though this has less to do with corruption than a reluctance to learn ...

  10. Student union under fire for political ads

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... action over the adverts, despite being told that they 'contained legal problems'. Under Section 23 of the Elections (Corrupt and Illegal Conduct) Ordinance, it is illegal for any person ...




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