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  1. Traditional Chinese ethics are still relevant in modern world

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am delighted that efforts are being made to incorporate teaching of traditional Chinese ethics and religion into the secondary school curriculum. In the current curriculum, students in Form Six and Seven study Chinese language and culture. A syllabus aimed at junior secondary students, which is centred on traditional Chinese religions and ethics such as Confucianism, Buddhism ...

  2. Push to include Chinese ethics study in schools

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A University of Hong Kong centre hopes to inject traditional Chinese ethics and religions into the secondary school curriculum to encourage young people to know about their own culture. HKU's Centre of Buddhist Studies will develop a syllabus aimed at junior secondary students, which will centre on traditional Chinese religions and ethics such as Confucianism, ...

  3. Schools can help put students on the road to ethical behaviour

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter by Ryan Lai Shing-tat ('Ethics cannot be simply taught in class', July 24). Mr Lai was concerned that I was suggesting the introduction of ethics as an examination subject for students. If Mr Lai had read my letter more carefully ('Make ethics a compulsory college subject', July 20), he would have noted that I did not say that ethics should ...

  4. Question of the week: Should science be separate from ethics?

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... someone's genetic information? After pondering it seriously, I believe science should be separate from ethics. If science is not separated from ethics, development will be hindered to a large ... ethics sometimes blind us to the truth. Some may argue that if we do not consider ethics when developing science, life in the future will be totally beyond our imagination, full of horrific ...

  5. The Ethics of Climate Change

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Ethics of Climate Change by James Garvey Continuum, HK$136 Arguments about why we should combat global warming usually approach the problem from economic, political or scientific points of view. Although he does not discount their importance, James Garvey underscores the importance also of viewing from a moral perspective the dilemma we now face. In The Ethics ...

  6. Ethical bites at the bottom line

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... teach it? The decisions they make won't just have an impact on the economy. They will also have an impact on the environment and society.' Instead of preaching about the ethical ... to be of two minds over the teaching of ethics, corporate governance and social responsibility. Some believe it should be taught as a separate course. Others say it should be taught across ...

  7. Lesson on work ethics

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH Making money is important, but people should make sure that they abide by business ethics, a group of secondary school students were told last Saturday. More than 350 students took part in some workshops on business ethics- part of the New Leaders Programme organised by Junior Achievement Hong Kong (JA) and mainly sponsored by Hang Seng Bank. The programme provides ...

  8. Former ombudsman finds new cause in raising ethical values

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo It may seem like a break from his former positions as legislator and ombudsman but Andrew So Kwok-wing thinks his work promoting ethical values in education and business ... with the Hong Kong Institute of Educational Leadership, a non-governmental organisation he helped set up about 1997 to promote ethics and personal development. The institute runs training courses ...

  9. Make the right decisions

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui AN 'Ethical Toolbox' has won university student Kenneth Luk King-fai a global business ethics contest. The second-year Polytechnic University student has written a series of booklets to present his ethical decision-making guidelines- starting with the heart and encompassing ethics, the law, religion and customs, then reaching out to friends, family, society ...

  10. Leaders must set the right example

    Posted Feb 19th 2011, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... Liana Cafolla Companies that want to demonstrate their dedication to fostering ethical behaviour sometimes point to the size of their headcounts in compliance and risk management ... (HKUST). To be effective, he adds, a real commitment to ethics must come from the top. 'When it comes to ethics and compliance, the primary issue is always about leadership,' Shih says. ...




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