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  1. 'Wonder drug' poses ethical dilemma for HK

    Posted Aug 01st 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... although they can apply to charities to help them meet the costs. The drug blocks signals within cancer cells and prevents them from multiplying. It has to be taken by a patient for the rest of his ... could apply to 'safety net' charities such as the Samaritan Fund to help pay for treatment, she said. ...

  2. Dealing in death, tobacco industry cannot be ethical

    Posted Aug 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... part in the Ethical Corporation Asia conference. Free speech takes a battering, eh? Tobacco companies, by their very nature (similar to illegal drug producers), cannot be ethical. As Mr White ... not understanding it.' Though I certainly believe in free speech (when it is not full of lies), I think that the Ethical Corporation Asia conference made the right decision in rescinding its offer ...

  3. Reforms apply at all levels of need

    Posted Sep 18th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... the bar' of student achievement for the benefit of young people and society. 'There is also an ethical dimension; how you treat people- not just respect people, but have demanding expectations ... context. 'The new systems that are evolving are neither centralised nor decentralised. System leaders are becoming less impositional but more influential,' he said. The centre may apply ...

  4. Fingerprint measure an 'invasion of privacy'

    Posted Aug 11th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... that the new measure was applied to cleaners working in the university's science centre but would soon be extended to all cleaning workers. 'We think this is really problematic because ...

  5. Victims want more government support

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... funding will end in June, and they're now applying for further funding from the Community Chest in the hope of carrying on the programme. Against Child Abuse director Priscilla Lui Tsang ...

  6. Defendants in Eastweek trial seek stay

    Posted Aug 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Louisa Yan Five defendants being prosecuted over the publication of a picture of a half-naked Carina Lau Ka-ling in Eastweek magazine applied yesterday for a halt to criminal proceedings. The defendants, charged with publishing an obscene article, are the New Media Group, Eastweek editor Henry Mong Hon-ming, two other Eastweek staff Wong Kim-man and Lee Sin-sau, and printing company Dai ...

  7. Ethics on agenda for global business

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Global business students at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology will be required to study social ethics in the coming term. They will be taking a pilot course ... Wen-ching, who has delivered lectures at universities. 'I will involve students in discussions on the ethical dilemmas faced globally. Students overseas have debated these issues intensely, ...

  8. Fostering social ethics on global scale benefits all

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner, Michael Taylor

    ... Reports by Michael Taylor and Lizzie Turner The Global EMBA, also known as OneMBA, at Chinese University of Hong Kong not only promotes a high standard of business education, it aspires to foster a strong ethic of global corporate and social responsibility. Students attend four one-week residencies in North America, Europe, Asia and South America. As well as gaining first hand ...

  9. Ethics form backbone of CFP practice

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... types of financial advisers? Derek Young, chief executive of ipac Asia, believes experience and training count but, just as importantly, a certificate holder agrees to uphold a code of ethics and responsibility. Mr Young says it is the ethical, professional, day-to-day practice of financial planning that sits at the core of being a CFP practitioner because the focus should always ...

  10. Breakthrough in cloning research deepens the ethical row

    Posted Feb 15th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... The cloning of a human embryo and claims by largely discredited scientists that they have cloned babies have widened the already yawning chasm between science, ethics and politics. Whereas animal cloners were generally praised, their counterparts in human research have received warnings and scorn from politicians and fellow scientists. Most countries have banned human cloning ...




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