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  1. Lighting up people's lives

    Posted Aug 10th 2004, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... people who suffer sight problems. 'Blind people face the greatest suffering in the world,' Dr Yang, who grew up in a nearby village, said. 'Because they cannot see anything, ... blind people in Xiangyun. Among them, 8,000 are cataract patients. While the average annual income in the region is 800 yuan, a cataract operation costs about 1,600 yuan. Dr Yang said it breaks ...

  2. Blind spots

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... detector. People who accompany me tell me that wherever I go, I'm stared at: whether it's because I'm blind, am 188cm tall, a Caucasian or the combination of all three, I'm ... Peter Kammerer Typecasting is a troubling business for the disabled. Too often, people have preconceived ideas about disabilities, which leads to liberties being taken. Those who ...

  3. View to equality

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng, a recent graduate. 'But for the visually impaired, their whole life is this dream. It really taught me to treasure the senses that we have. The blind are actually much stronger than ... 'Many of us think that we can see just because we're sighted. But, in a sense, that actually blinds us. In the dark, you can't see what others look like, their skin colour, or even ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - INTERNET

    Youth online too ready to follow ideas blindly, journalism professor says

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by BRIAN YAP

    ... people's herd-like tendency to follow social or political groups online leaves them open to mindset manipulation, a journalism professor has warned. Many young adults have lost the ability to think independently through their over-reliance on social media such as Facebook, Alice Lee Yuet-lin said at a recent seminar. "Young people nowadays are prone to influence from a particular set ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Is Beijing's political reform proposal acceptable or not? Let the people speak

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 04:11pm by Albert Cheng

    ... reform proposal acceptable or not? Let the people speak Hong Kong's long and winding road to greater democracy has apparently ended down a blind alley, after the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress imposed a set of rigid parameters on the chief executive election in 2017. The nominating method as prescribed by Beijing is so restrictive that the pan-democrats ...

  6. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lankan government accused of turning a blind eye to violence against Muslims

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:40am by AP

    ... radical Buddhists spewing illegal hate speech to operate with impunity for years. Critics of Rajapaksa's government say it has turned a blind eye to the violence as a way to shore up its core constituency- the Sinhalese Buddhist population- which makes up about 75 per cent of Sri Lanka's 20 million people. "At the root of the failure of the government to check the violence ...

  7. News - China

    Pizza Hut apologises for insulting blind people in China

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 11:04am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Pizza Hut apologised on Thursday for an online advertisement which ridiculed blind people and led to protests outside branches of the popular chain ... hope for everyone's understanding," the company wrote in a microblog post on Thursday.  But the apology was blasted by online users, who pointed out that blind people wouldn't ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Ordinary Hong Kong people will be paying for minimum wage increase

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:59am by Hari Kumar

    ... be blind, deaf and dumb not to understand that what is squeezing Hong Kong business is the rents that keep going up without control. It's not unheard of here for greedy landlords to jack up ...

  9. When sparks fly

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... Slackman noted, sought 'freedom, democracy, social justice, rule of law and economic equality'. The gap between rich and poor had become intolerable. People were no longer seduced ... free elections and manipulating the state media, the public found the only way to achieve its goals was on the streets.' If China's leaders care more about the welfare of their people ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Authorities turning blind eye to deadly speeding on South Lantau Road

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:15am by LETTERS

    ... Authorities turning blind eye to deadly speeding on Lantau There have been a number of letters published in these pages recently about the traffic conditions and appalling driving habits ... they have allowed the driving habits of too many people to get out of hand. Consequently, care and consideration on the road are in very short supply nowadays. This month marks the first anniversary ...




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