Interpol chief urges Singapore to arrest match-fixing suspect Dan Tan

Ronald Noble's call came as a suspect was arrested in Italy. Photo: AP

The International police agency's secretary general, Ronald Noble, said in the Malaysian capital that Singapore needed to move on Tan Seet Eng, also known as Dan Tan, who has emerged as a central figure in the suspected fixing of nearly 700 matches around the world.

Friday, 22 February, 2013, 4:40am

Interpol says suspected match-fixer flying to Milan

Interpol's secretary-general Ronald Noble. Photo: AFP

Interpol’s chief says Singaporean police notified authorities in Italy of suspected football match-fixer Admir Suljic’s flight to Milan ahead of his arrest on Thursday.

21 Feb 2013 - 6:13pm

HKFA boss attends summit on soccer corruption

Mark Sutcliffe

Hong Kong Football Association chief executive Mark Sutcliffe left last night for the two-day conference organised by the Asian Football Confederation and Interpol to find the best way to fight the global scourge which has its roots in Asia thanks to criminal betting syndicates.

20 Feb 2013 - 4:35am

In Brief

Welfare department to study judgment

15 Sep 2010 - 12:00am


New rule plays into hands of developers

The chief executive may do a U-turn on Secretary for Transport and Housing Eva Cheng's much-criticised refusal to use government resources to help people own their homes ('Minister comes under fire over HOS comments', May 5).

It would be consistent to do a U-turn on the 80 per cent rule as well.

10 May 2010 - 12:00am

Special passports for Interpol


The world's largest police force, Interpol, now has special passports. This will allow them to go to any member nation without a visa. Only senior officers will get them. They are similar to passports held by diplomats. The news came out of Interpol's meeting in Singapore last week.


19 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Interpol chief praises Olympics safeguards

Interpol has not detected any terrorist threat to the Olympics, the world police agency's head said yesterday, praising Beijing's security preparations for the Games as being of the highest standard.

But Ronald Noble said in Hong Kong that it would be prudent to assume there could be a threat.

6 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Interpol asked to track down jailed official's wife and fugitive businessmen

International crime fighters have been asked to help bring to justice Ao Man-long's wife, Chan Meng-ieng, and two businessmen who allegedly bribed the fallen minister, Macau's Commission Against Corruption said yesterday.

1 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Anti-graft bid requires cadres to disclose children's wealth

Under a trial scheme, financial details of family living overseas must be reported

Cadres at selected work units in Hubei , Shanxi and Beijing must submit reports on the assets and income sources of their children living abroad under a pilot scheme to fight corruption.

20 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

An intolerable crime

The sexual abuse of children is a despicable crime that must be dealt with through the harshest punishment. Anyone involved, no matter whether they are the abuser or the purchaser of pornography, must be dealt with.

Child pornography has flourished in the Internet age. The borderless medium of distribution has meant the industry has grown spectacularly.

19 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

500 join fight against international crime

Nearly 500 delegates from law-enforcement and related agencies worldwide will meet in Hong Kong next week to discuss ways to improve co-operation in the battle against international crime.

The delegates will include the secretary-general of Interpol, Ronald Noble, overseas police chiefs and representatives of the FBI.

14 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Trio brought back to face trial

Three mainlanders accused of killing a PLA soldier in Guangdong two years ago have been extradited from Thailand, reports said.

The men, who fled to Thailand via Burma in 1998, were arrested this month by Interpol and Thai police, according to yesterday's Guangzhou Daily. Two of the men were named as Pan Xisheng and Lin Hua.

15 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

Interpol aid sought

Philippine President Fidel Ramos asked for Interpol help in finding suspected drug lord Alfredo Tiongco, said to be in Hong Kong.

28 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Extradition call rejected

HONG KONG has rejected a request from Honduras to extradite a couple wanted for alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar passport scandal.

The Interpol bureau in Hong Kong said it had received a request for assistance to extradite former honorary consul Julie Ng Kuo-lai and husband Rene Contreras.

8 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Force to 'stay same'

The police force would remain independent despite it becoming a sub-bureau of China's Interpol, Commissioner Eddie Hui Ki-on said yesterday.

Officiating at the opening of the Second Interpol Meeting of Asian Contact Officers, Mr Hui said the force would remain a part of Interpol after July 1, operating as a sub-bureau of China.

7 May 1997 - 12:00am