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  • Sep 18, 2014
  • Updated: 10:47am

Corporate Crime

Henderson Land and law firm raided

Police raided the offices of Henderson Land and a related law firm yesterday in a sharp escalation of the government's investigation into flat sales at the developer's 39 Conduit Road tower.

Thursday, 15 July, 2010, 12:00am

Doctors want to assess hospital executives

Senior Hospital Authority executives and hospitals chiefs should have their performance assessed by frontline staff and should share responsibility with health-care workers for medical blunders, a survey released yesterday shows.

The Public Doctors' Association polled 1,034 public doctors late last year. More than half had worked for the authority for more than 10 years.

15 May 2010 - 12:00am

Tough times boon for investigative services

The global financial crisis has been a windfall for those involved in uncovering corporate skullduggery.

Requests by companies for fraud probes has doubled over the past two years as tough times focus attention on losses from illicit activity, according to Tadashi Kageyama, a senior managing director and head of investigation at Kroll's Asia division.

5 May 2010 - 12:00am

Beijing extends blacklist of graft offenders

The Supreme People's Procuratorate has widened its national blacklist of people and companies convicted of bribery from those in five economic sectors to complete coverage.

The move is aimed at fixing loopholes in the mainland's corruption-prone market system.

14 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Tribunal proposed to handle non-disclosure by listed firms

Listed Hong Kong companies that fail to disclose price-sensitive information to the market should be dealt with by a government-appointed tribunal rather than face criminal charges in court, says the head of the Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies.

24 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Call to name and shame bribed officials

News that a US firm was fined for offering kickbacks to mainland officials in exchange for contracts has prompted a fresh round of discussion in state media over international corporations involved in 'commercial bribery'.

12 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Pharmaceutical company aims to make winners of all

Gold Award winner pharmaceutical company Pfizer Corporation encourages its staff to 'think global, act local' and has implemented a series of staff empowerment programmes to make 'everyone a leader'.

The company develops, manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products globally.

7 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

URA to consider releasing more details

The Urban Renewal Authority has agreed to consider disclosing financial details of each redevelopment project after pressure by lawmakers.

This follows complaints about a lack of transparency by members of the Legislative Council development panel yesterday at a meeting where the authority was asked to explain its financial and business plans.

24 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Lax official monitoring of EOC draws fire

The government has been criticised for its lax monitoring of the Equal Opportunities Commission over the approval by the commission of life- insurance packages for its staff and chairman in 1997.

4 May 2009 - 12:00am

Hold on, Mr President

In all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, filled with unemployed investment bankers and piano players, they dream of a new bull market to return with so much money being printed around the world. The pain of a reduced bank account has been accepted as a price for past excesses. So why not let's just move on?

24 Jan 2009 - 12:00am