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Rafael Hui

Rafael Hui and Kwok brothers deny all corruption charges at court hearing

Former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan gestures to the media pack as he arrives at Eastern Court in Sai Wan Ho. Photo: Edward Wong

With the prosecution dropping one charge against Raymond Kwok Ping-luen and Hui, the Kwok brothers - who run the world's biggest property developer by market value - now face no charges under the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance.

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City Digest, October 26, 2012

Boy, 16, crashed dad's car during joyride

26 Oct 2012 - 3:19am

Graft complaints on the increase, says ICAC chief

Complaints about corruption in Hong Kong are on the rise - including 15 related to the chief executive election - the city's top graft-buster told an international symposium yesterday.

10 May 2012 - 12:00am

Lawmakers aim to quiz Tsang over Hui probe

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen may face a lawmakers' grilling over the arrest of his erstwhile right-hand man Rafael Hui Si-yan in a high-profile bribery investigation.

14 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Prosecutors advise on case of Hui and Kwoks

Anti-corruption agents have sought fresh legal advice from the Department of Justice after extending the bail of billionaire property moguls the Kwok brothers and Hong Kong's former number two official, who are at the centre of the city's biggest-ever graft investigation.

11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Rafael Hui sells stake in offshore company

Former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan sold all his stake in the only offshore company he owned three months before graft-busters arrested him on suspicion of breaching Hong Kong's anti-bribery laws, his business partner said.

10 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Tsang breaks silence on ICAC arrest of Rafael Hui

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen last night spoke for the first time about the high-profile ICAC arrest of his former right-hand man Rafael Hui Si-yan along with two property tycoons, saying his administration would spare no effort in fighting graft.

10 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Fall of 'king of strategy'

He briefly worked with the graft-busters during the Independent Commission Against Corruption's toughest days in the 1970s. But yesterday, former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan found himself on the other side of the fence, as a target of an ICAC investigation.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Catching bigwigs a boost for graft-buster

Amid mounting public concern over the ICAC's flagging performance, yesterday's arrest of three high-profile corruption suspects has renewed faith in the graft-buster's abilities.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Tongues start wagging again

The fall of Rafael Hui Si-yan - from well-respected veteran civil servant and a political heavyweight to corruption suspect - has sent shock waves among civil servants and once again stirred talk of collusion between big money and high power.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Rafael Hui tapped to lead Tang poll team

Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen, the presumed frontrunner for chief executive in 2012, has approached his predecessor Rafael Hui Si-yan to help lead a team for his long-awaited election campaign, say people close to Tang.

5 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Public Eye

Q: What makes our leaders care? A: The sack

Here's what Public Eye can't understand: how come our top officials sneer at the people from their ivory towers when they are in government but suddenly become men, or women, of the people when they lose their jobs?

30 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Public Eye

An architect who should be sent packing

23 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Ex-secretary's aide got closed tender

An aide to former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan was allowed to bypass the usual tender procedures to get a consultancy contract to promote the government's soon-to-be-released medical financing reform proposals.

The news, confirmed yesterday, sparked concerns about a conflict of interest. The government argued it was a normal case.

26 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Global hunt for cultural district chief

The government would launch a global hunt this year to recruit a chief executive for the West Kowloon Cultural District, Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs Carrie Yau Tsang Ka-lai said yesterday.

Mrs Yau said the successful candidate would not need to have a background in cultural management but should have international experience in handling big infrastructure projects.

8 Jan 2008 - 12:00am