Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Meet the Ghost Buster

Dear mouse,

Welcome the ghostbuster errrm graft buster.

Hong Kong's former graft-buster Tony Kwok said Tuesday he had begun a European-funded project to fight corruption in 16 key government offices in the Philippines, promising dramatic results in 20 months. (hige nga ).

Named as President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's chief adviser on anti-corruption earlier this year, Kwok said he believed the president was sincere in changing the country's reputation as one of the most corrupt places to do business in Asia.

"Corruption can be eradicated," the retired Hong Kong official said, citing the experience of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) in the territory, which he described as "probably one of the most corrupt places on earth" in the 1960s.

The Cat sez: Can he bust the ghost purchases?

You know, when there are innovations made to mouse traps to enhance their efficiency in catching mice, the rodents become innovative too to outsmart the gadgets.

When stick ons are used to catch these little mighty mice, the usefulness of sticky stuff lasts only for a day or two. The following days and thereafter, either the mice increase their running speed or they change their "paper routes" of the day.

Then the genius product developerslashinnovators launched the sound-emitting gadget that shoo away the relatives of Mickey Mouse.

Was it my imagination, when I saw mice with ear plugs circling the lighted gadget.

Sa Graft Buster, ano naman kaya ang laban ng mga Corrupt na Officials.

The Ca t


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