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  1. Human rights violations create national and moral education dilemma

    Posted Aug 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... corruption, collusion with business, and human rights violations, among others. By their frequency and discernible pattern, there is every indication that they are not isolated problems but deeply ... witness is the rich-poor chasm growing ever wider as local governments and their cronies pillage commoners' land rights and find ways to feather their own nests. Admittedly, China has seen ...

  2. Cautionary lesson in human rights

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... them to be mindful of Hong Kong's core values, enshrined in the Basic Law, the Bill of Rights, and two human rights conventions which Hong Kong has long since signed and ratified- one ... of democracy and human rights. ...

  3. Anger over human rights contract

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... by the government to educate teachers on human rights and anti-discrimination concepts. The Society for Truth and Light, an anti-gay rights group, won the contract from the Education and Manpower Bureau. ... of Education and Human Rights Monitor legal expert Leung Yan-wing. Dr Leung has been teaching civic education to teachers under another of the bureau's training programmes. It is understood ...

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    A dose of humanities for medical students

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... in humanities, launched in 2009 by the medical faculty to help would-be doctors to nurture observation, empathy and self-reflection- interpersonal skills that are just as essential to patient care. Kwong ... fledged programme in medical humanities as part of the university's six-year core undergraduate medical curriculum. Students learn to delve into questions such as "What makes us ...

  5. Do the right thing at the right time

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... all we wanted was to be friends. This incident taught me that we should do the right thing at the right time. If not, others may think badly of you. BERNICE LEE Po Leung Kuk Centenary Li Shiu ...

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    Shaw Prize winners say Hong Kong system to 'succeed' does not feel right

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Astronomy laureates say a system where pupils follow a set path to 'succeed' in life feels wrong Local education shocks Shaw Prize winners Professor Jane Luu's eyes widen as she leans back in her chair and ...

  7. Human factor wins over master's student

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... business right after my graduation,' Mr Ling said. Aware of Chinese University's position in the rankings, Mr Ling said this was an important factor in his decision to study the programme ...

  8. Fight for your rights

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Jessie Hui A group of teenagers have set up an organisation to fight for children's rights. It is the first ever in Hong Kong to be run by children. Kids' Dream, which ... on Children's Rights, as well as the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef). They have also received funding from Save the Children. Kids' Dream aims to arouse public awareness ...

  9. Values of our own

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Frank Ching The human rights situation on the mainland has been bleak for some time but, ever since Beijing launched a new crackdown to counter calls for a 'jasmine revolution', the number of human rights lawyers, writers and other activists detained has reached a recent high. At times like these, people in Hong Kong should be grateful that the 'one country, two ...

  10. Stigma? What stigma? Why behavioural counselling is a step in the right direction

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Julie McGuire familypost@scmp.com My son's school has advised me to give permission for him to see a counsellor to help with his social problems. I am aware that he has some difficulties, but a counsellor sounds serious. We all appreciate that the de ...




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