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Christian Theology

Dah Sing seeks career-building graduates

Dah Sing Life Assurance is looking to recruit more university graduates to fill their 2012 quota of employing about 200 new insurance consultants.

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 12:00am

'Bishop's move could embolden others'

The unusual declaration by newly ordained Shanghai auxiliary bishop Thaddeus Ma Daqin that he was quitting his posts in the Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association may inspire other government-sanctioned bishops to show more independence, analysts and mainland clergymen said.

15 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Towards Forgiveness: Sino-Tasmanian Stories From Two Islands

Towards Forgiveness: Sino-Tasmanian Stories From Two Islands by John Biggs Ginninderra Press

Two islands, two centuries, and just under 200 pages of shared personal relationships between Hong Kong and Tasmania.

10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am


Passengers should pay for new runway

The Executive Council has endorsed the building of a third runway at Chek Lap Kok airport. The Airport Authority says they will not rule out imposing a surcharge on passengers to finance this HK$136 billion project. I approve of the idea.

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am


Ways to boost worker morale

Many Hong Kong workers are concerned about their salaries. In a recent poll, 40 per cent of workers said they are seriously considering leaving their present jobs if they can find another job with slightly better conditions.

I think both employers and employees should do something to improve the situation.

5 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

We have to learn to forgive and forget

We have all experienced the feeling of holding a grudge - a feeling of resentment over a slight, real or imagined.

The question is: what should we do in such cases? Should we ignore a person we hold a grudge against or should we just forgive and forget?

17 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Church and state divide

On June 29. Beijing ordained Father Paul Lei Shiyin as the bishop of Leshan, Sichuan province, ignoring warnings from Pope Benedict that the priest was unacceptable for 'proven and very grave reasons'.

22 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Good faith

Catholics marking the birth of St John the Baptist had double cause for celebration this week. St John's Day is held six months before Christmas - around June 23 - which this year coincided with Corpus Christi, the moveable feast that celebrates the Body of Christ and is usually held on the first Thursday after Trinity Sunday.

25 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Story of a Discharged Prisoner

Before A Better Tomorrow, there was Story of a Discharged Prisoner. John Woo's 1986 film takes a leaf from Patrick Lung Kong's 1967 classic, in which newly released ex-con Lee Cheuk-hung (Patrick Tse Yin, right, centre) finds his attempts at self-rehabilitation relentlessly undermined by forces both high and low.

27 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Whatever happened to the goal of religious freedom?

It's disappointing, although perhaps not surprising, that the Catholic Church and the Chinese state are once again in dispute over the right to administer religious affairs on the mainland. The authorities there have never welcomed alternative sources of power competing for influence over their subjects.

5 Dec 2010 - 12:00am