Tony Kwok

Tony Kwok

Tony Kwok is an adjunct professor at HKU SPACE and an adviser to the Our Hong Kong Foundation. A former deputy commissioner of Hong Kong's Independent Commission Against Corruption, he is now an international anti-corruption consultant.

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Opinion | Use Hong Kong’s consumption voucher scheme to boost elderly vaccinations and ease into sales tax

More consumption vouchers are welcome, but there are concerns money is being wasted on emigrants and not leveraged in the fight against Covid-19. The vouchers should be an incentive for the elderly to get vaccinated, and the voucher system can be used to introduce sales tax.

More consumption vouchers are welcome, but there are concerns money is being wasted on emigrants and not leveraged in the fight against Covid-19. The vouchers should be an incentive for the elderly to get vaccinated, and the voucher system can be used to introduce sales tax.

5 Mar 2022 - 4:30PM
Opinion | How Hong Kong’s anti-corruption expertise can strengthen the global body

Election of ICAC chief to head the global anti-graft body is an opportunity for Hong Kong to cement its leading role in anti-corruption training, and catalyse a stronger, more cohesive global agency.

Election of ICAC chief to head the global anti-graft body is an opportunity for Hong Kong to cement its leading role in anti-corruption training, and catalyse a stronger, more cohesive global agency.

16 Jan 2022 - 6:45AM
Opinion | Lenient sentencing for rioters could only prolong the protests and lead to a loss of faith in Hong Kong’s courts

Light sentences stemming from Occupy Central and those so far in the current unrest have prompted accusations of unfairness. By speeding up the court process and ensuring judicial independence, we can bring this crisis to a close.

Light sentences stemming from Occupy Central and those so far in the current unrest have prompted accusations of unfairness. By speeding up the court process and ensuring judicial independence, we can bring this crisis to a close.

22 Sep 2019 - 10:30AM
Opinion | Extradition bill: Hong Kong government must seize back the narrative from scaremongers

Opponents of the extradition bill have launched a campaign of misinformation to incite mass hysteria. The government should take broad measures to ease minds and ensure extradition requests meet international standards.

Opponents of the extradition bill have launched a campaign of misinformation to incite mass hysteria. The government should take broad measures to ease minds and ensure extradition requests meet international standards.

24 May 2019 - 9:00AM
Opinion | How would Lee Kuan Yew have solved Hong Kong’s housing and health care problems?

Singapore caught up with Hong Kong living standards years ago, apparently by setting Hong Kong as a benchmark. Now it’s time for the Hong Kong government to work towards what Singapore has achieved in public housing and health care.

Singapore caught up with Hong Kong living standards years ago, apparently by setting Hong Kong as a benchmark. Now it’s time for the Hong Kong government to work towards what Singapore has achieved in public housing and health care.

17 Apr 2019 - 9:00AM
Opinion | What can Hong Kong do to strengthen its anti-corruption agency in these changing times?

Hong Kong’s Independent Commission Against Corruption has come a long way in its 45 years, and to meet future challenges the government could turn its review committee into a statutory body and set up an ICAC Greater Bay Area academy.

Hong Kong’s Independent Commission Against Corruption has come a long way in its 45 years, and to meet future challenges the government could turn its review committee into a statutory body and set up an ICAC Greater Bay Area academy.

15 Feb 2019 - 9:12AM
Opinion | Facts matter in the case on CY Leung’s UGL payment. Critics should not just pick on procedural matters

Criticism that the justice department did not seek private counsel should not overlook the lack of evidence to prosecute in the first place.

Criticism that the justice department did not seek private counsel should not overlook the lack of evidence to prosecute in the first place.

2 Jan 2019 - 6:49PM
Next head of HKU, Zhang Xiang, must lay down a strict code of conduct for students and staff

The incoming head must guide the University of Hong Kong to adopt an attitude of zero tolerance towards disrespectful and rowdy conduct in the name of academic freedom.

The incoming head must guide the University of Hong Kong to adopt an attitude of zero tolerance towards disrespectful and rowdy conduct in the name of academic freedom.

4 Jan 2018 - 6:46PM
Why Hong Kong people should support move to end filibustering in Legislative Council

Opposition legislators who take advantage of chamber rules to block government proposals that many ordinary people would welcome waste time and public money. It’s time to rewrite those rules.

Opposition legislators who take advantage of chamber rules to block government proposals that many ordinary people would welcome waste time and public money. It’s time to rewrite those rules.

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