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Activist owner of Carrie Lam parody website receives call from corruption watchdog

An activist who purchased the domain name carrielam.hk has said he has received a call from the anti-graft agency. The agency asked for his assistance in an investigation over alleged election advertisements and expenses – a move he criticised as being detrimental to freedom of speech. 508 more words

Media Coverage

China’s Anticorruption Campaign Adds Popular Culture Entertainment Into its Toolbox

A TV series called In the Name of the People, featuring China’s current fight against high-level government corruption, has gone viral in China. Dubbed the Chinese… 992 more words

Commentary

Is China’s Anticorruption Crusade Reaching a Turning Point? Towards What?

In April 2014, a post on this blog claimed that the People’s Republic of China’s anticorruption campaign was reaching a turning point, and suggested that the campaign might be “significantly curtailed” in light of troubling signs of economic slowdown and strong pushback from other senior Party leaders. 1,147 more words

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Love and Information: ICAC Takes on Caryl Churchill’s Contemporary Masterpiece

Written in 2012 by the renowned playwright Caryl Churchill, Love and Information is an unconventional play. With no specific narrative, it is made up of around fifty separate scenes grouped into seven thematically connected sections. 680 more words

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Corrupt former judge Peter Hall to be appointed head of NSW ICAC to fight corruption

The Liberal Party are in the final stages of totally corrupting and politicising the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption. Their motives are obvious given that more than 10 NSW Liberal Party politicians were forced to resign or were sacked from the Liberal Party in the last couple of years. 1,565 more words

ICAC

North Korea Says Ryde Rorts Are World Class: 'Trickle Down Effect' Offered To Placate City's Planning Chaos Victims

Rogue dictatorships on the other side of the planet usually have limited interest in far-away western nations like Australia unless there’s something worthwhile on offer. 442 more words

Corruption