A 20-month sentence has been handed down to Donald Tsang. A six-week trial the jury at the High Court in Hong Kong found Tsang had failed to disclose a conflict of interest
Donald Tsang - ex-chief executive of Hong Kong - has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for misconduct in public office. He is the highest-ranking ex-official to be charged - and sentenced - in the city's history.
Ex-chief executive Donald Tsang's corruption trial is the highest-profile trial in the city's recent memory. He has denied any wrongdoing.
China's legislature has made insulting the national anthem an offense that could incur a three-year prison sentence. The move reflects President Xi Jinping's image as a patriotic leader.
A survey of more than 20,000 people in 16 Asian countries has found corruption among public officials continues to be rife. An estimated 900 million people were forced to pay a bribe in the previous 12 months.
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