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  1. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 18, 2014

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:35am by LETTERS

    ... and nurses testifies to the critical devaluation of health care. In addition to efforts to enhance aggression minimisation and de-escalation, we need to examine and apply preventative corrections ... of aggression on staff well-being, safety, work satisfaction and staff retention. By making medicine a violence-prone vocation, patients could well be driving away ethical and competent doctors, who ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - white paper

    Full text: Chinese State Council white paper on ‘One Country, Two Systems’ policy in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:25pm

    ... and independent judicial power, including that of final adjudication. The previous capitalist system and way of life remain unchanged, and most laws continue to apply. Hong Kong continues to prosper, its ... design was first applied to solve the question of Hong Kong. According to Deng Xiaoping, "one country, two systems" means there is only but one China and under this premise the mainland ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance

    Dutch oath tries to restore confidence in banks

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 05:17am by Bloomberg

    ... affirmation, starting from the second half of this year. They will be punished should they break new ethical rules, Banking Association chairman Chris Buijink said in Amsterdam. Dutch bankers who fail to abide by the new rules may be blacklisted, face fines or suspensions, Buijink said. The revised code will be completed within months and disciplinary sanctions will be applied at the start ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    British gynaecologists express shock over five-fold rise in female genital cosmetic surgery cases

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 04:37am by AFP

    ... of procedures that are done in the private sector" where the data is not routinely collected, said Professor Sarah Creighton from the college's ethics committee. She said there had been ... prominently depicted in pornography," said Thomas Baldwin, a philosopher who sits on RCOG's ethics committee. In a new paper, the committee expresses particular concern that teenage girls ...

  5. News - Asia - BRUNEI

    High-living Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei imposes Islamic hudud law

    Posted May 04th 2014, 06:16am by Staff Reporter

    ... later for offences including adultery, sodomy and insulting the Koran or the Prophet Mohammed. Most of the laws will also apply to non-Muslims. Sultan Bolkiah, 67, announced last year that he ... and transparency. "Being Islamic has been reduced to being committed to implementing a penal code. Greater accountability, greater ethics in public life, surely that's also being spiritual," ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The green light: Livia Firth and her Green Carpet Challenge

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:37am by TELE

    ... Livia Firth is using her fame as one half of a glamorous Hollywood power couple to make fashion ethical, writes Tamsin Blanchard The green light The headquarters of Eco-Age, Livia ... high-profile British designers and had the support of American Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour and Natalie Massenet, of online luxury fashion store Net-a-Porter. "Managing ethics ...

  7. 54 licensed to help couples have babies

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital, Professor Leung said. By law, only married couples may have artificial insemination. No centres applied for the ethically controversial ...

  8. The List

    Posted May 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HKBU conference. Speakers Profs Tsoi Ah-chung and Chung Ling. Council Chamber, 5/F Shaw Tower, HKBU. Wednesday and Thursday,9am-6pm.Tel Centre for Applied Ethics 3411 7274. China and Korea- ...

  9. So what does it all mean?

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Issues in applied ethics such as abortion, the right to die, and the legitimacy of torture in fighting terrorism... are all practical issues. We have less emphasis on theoretical philosophy like metaphysics and epistemology, concentrating more on practical philosophy such as social and political philosophy, ethics and aesthetics. But we also offer some courses on informal logic and scientific ...

  10. The List

    Posted Jul 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ritual and Contemporary Society, international symposium: HKBU Centre for Applied Ethics. On campus. Wednesday to Friday, 9am-6pm. Tel 3411 7274. English-Speaking Union: monthly meeting: Speaker ...




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