Commission Against Corruption

Jail for three graft fighters

A top corruption investigator and two other graft fighters were given jail sentences yesterday for coaching a key witness to provide false evidence in a HK$100 million fraud case.

Tuesday, 1 May, 2012, 12:00am

ICAC must repair tarnished image

The self-proclaimed mission of the Independent Commission Against Corruption is to keep Hong Kong fair, just, stable and prosperous by fighting corruption. In pursuit of this objective, its mission statement says ICAC officers will at all times uphold the good name of the commission.

18 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Public less tolerant of corruption

As two of Hong Kong's richest tycoons and a former government No 2 face an unprecedented top-level corruption investigation, a major ICAC survey - carried out before their arrests - has revealed that the public's tolerance of graft is at its lowest level in more than a decade.

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Fears rise that graft will taint politics

Fears are growing that Hong Kong's political leaders could become embroiled in corruption and may lack the will to punish graft when it is uncovered, according to a survey of expatriate executives in Asia.

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Secret tapes aired in ICAC trial

Secret recordings purporting to reveal anti-graft officers coaching the key witness in a HK$100 million fraud trial were played to the District Court yesterday.

3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Graft-busters compete for best corruption warning

For a city inundated with kitschy public-service announcements for everything from hand washing to littering, the submissions featured in yesterday's ICAC international competition for anti-corruption adverts took on a distinctly darker tone.

10 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

ICAC steps up war on ballot Rigging

An unprecedented anti-corruption task force has been set up to investigate vote-rigging allegations after last month's district council elections.

For the first time since it was established in 1974, the Independent Commission Against Corruption has formed a special team to probe the growing number of complaints.

9 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Jockey Club member on fraud charge enters no plea

A voting member of the Hong Kong Jockey Club entered no plea yesterday to a fraud conspiracy charge over an application for racing membership of the club. The charge arose from a sweeping Independent Commission Against Corruption investigation that started last year.

4 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Rising star of ICAC arrested in graft probe

A top ICAC investigator - widely recognised as a rising star in the anti-graft organisation - has been arrested by his own colleagues and is facing accusations of corruption.

30 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Losing candidate charged with corruption

Chan Tak-wai, 49, who lost in the 2007 district council elections, has been charged with offering free health check-ups to electors in return for votes, and with failing to include campaign expenses in his election return, the Independent Commission Against Corruption said. Chan, who contested the Healthy Village constituency in North Point, will appear in Eastern Court tomorrow.

22 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Steps to rein in social ills hearten the public

Curbs on graft and casinos give Macau a lift

Macau people upset about social ills have received a dose of encouragement from their government's new steps to counter graft, share wealth and curb casino growth.

25 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

More graft gripes emerge from private firms

There has been a shift in corruption complaints from the public sector to the private sector, but the overall number of reports remained at the same level as before the 1997 handover, the anti-graft agency has said.

20 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Civil servants to get lessons on the Basic Law

13 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Students get lessons from corruption watchdog

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.

19 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

ICAC warns of architect-contractor bribery

Organised bribery involving architects and contractors is emerging as anti-graft officers investigate more complaints of corruption in building maintenance, the ICAC has revealed.

12 Dec 2007 - 12:00am