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Civil Decorations of Hong Kong

Heritage Adviser quits in vote row

Top heritage adviser Bernard Chan dramatically quit yesterday after being accused of colluding with officials over Government Hill.

Tuesday, 19 June, 2012, 12:00am

Pair jailed for plotting to stab martial arts master

Two men who plotted a knife attack on banker and wing chun martial arts master Checkley Sin Kwok-lam have been jailed.

Delivery worker Ling Chi-yip, 38, and unemployed Wong Chi-wa, 41, had earlier pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to wound.

26 May 2012 - 12:00am

Leung defends Tsang over airport post 'interference'

The city's next leader yesterday defended incumbent Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's decision to consult him on extending the term of the Airport Authority chief, rejecting claims of interference.

22 May 2012 - 12:00am

Anti-graft law should cover all, says prosecutor

The city's top prosecutor says the anti-corruption law should cover everyone, including the chief executive, after Donald Tsang Yam-keung's alleged conflict of interest revealed loopholes in the ordinance.

Director of Public Prosecutions Kevin Zervos said no one should be above the law.

12 May 2012 - 12:00am

Major health reshuffle set for coming months

Some of the city's most senior health officials, including the director of health and the food and health minister, will step down in the next few months, due to retirement or the end of their contracts.

10 May 2012 - 12:00am

I was not involved, he said - then ICAC swooped

Walter Kwok Ping-sheung's arrest came just two days after the former chairman of Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP) publicly distanced himself from the bribery scandal engulfing the company.

5 May 2012 - 12:00am

Sports Digest

Grinham finds aggressive Chan too hot to handle

23 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Inquest told woman blamed herself

A depressed Chinese University staff member blamed herself for asking her boss to a farewell dinner after which he allegedly molested her, an inquest heard yesterday.

21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Lives in Flames

Starring: Alan Po Chi-lun, Mag Lam Yan-tung, Desmond Tam Kin-man, Michelle Wei Director: Jacky Lee Chi-lun Category: IIB (Cantonese)

12 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Kwok kidnapping still casting a shadow

On Tuesday, Sun Hung Kai Properties chairmen Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong and Raymond Kwok Ping-luen report back to the Independent Commission Against Corruption to answer more questions and face possible bribery and misconduct charges, along with former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan - the highest-ranking ex-government official ever to be arrested in the anti-graft agencies' nearly four-decade hi

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Public Eye

We must get to the bottom of this deep can of worms

4 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Graft arrest 'an isolated case'

Three days after two of Hong Kong's richest tycoons and a former top government official were arrested on suspicion of corruption by the ICAC, the government has broken its silence on the unprecedented probe, describing it as an 'individual incident' that will not affect the morale of the civil service.

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Tang impresses in debate against 'uptight' rival

He may not be known for his oratory, but Henry Tang Ying-yen still received approval from three independent observers invited by the South China Morning Post to rate the performances of the three chief executive hopefuls in last night's election debate.

17 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Leung down in polls after alleged triad connection

An alleged connection between a triad member and the campaign team of chief executive hopeful Leung Chun-ying may have cost him public support, according to the latest poll by the University of Hong Kong. But chief rival Henry Tang Ying-yen hasn't benefited.

15 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Plot thickens in 'triad' probe

A rural leader has now admitted lining up a dinner with the campaign officers of chief executive contender Leung Chun-ying - a meal that has left suspicions of triad involvement clouding the March 25 election.

14 Mar 2012 - 12:00am