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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Disabled woman says service change deprives her of help at home

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:15am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Tina Lau has to get friend to put in catheter after nurse visits cut from daily to three times a week Disabled woman faults change in home care help ... the government provides services for disabled people. Lau suffers from an ailment that affects her bladder function. She must have a catheter inserted every day to drain her bladder. Until last month, ...

  2. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Disability did not stem the resolve of the 'Tiger of Jelutong', Karpal Singh

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 11:53pm by AMY CHEW AND AGENCIES

    ... Karpal Singh 1940-2014 Campaigner argued some of Malaysia's highest-profile legal cases Disability did not stem the resolve of the 'Tiger of Jelutong' A road accident ... to a politician. They should work to the last KARPAL SINGH His physical disability did not stop him from taking on controversial legal cases, including representing a Mongolian interpreter's family ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Lower back pain causes more disability than any other condition

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 09:49am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com As new research reveals the devastating toll of disability inflicted by lower back pain, Jeanette Wang looks at a widespread problem Spinal discord ... causes more disability around the world than any other condition. Researchers looked at data from the World Health Organisation's Global Burden of Disease 2010 study, which assesses ill ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, July 8, 2014

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 04:32am by LETTERS

    ... There is really no point getting into arguments. Smooth implementation of national moral education is the best solution to this problem. Vanessa Leung, Sha Tin   Disabled lack enough job opportunities By and large, Hong Kong does a very good job providing considerate and comprehensive social services to disabled people. Government-sponsored rehabilitation, nursing homes, or schools and NGOs ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLICY

    Gays and mainlanders in spotlight as Hong Kong launches discrimination law review

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 07:33pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... the passage of separate laws covering bias on the grounds of sex, family status, race and disability. The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) would consider merging the four laws into one, ... said he hoped the review would tackle the issue. Other aspects of the laws up for public input are whether to include a requirement to provide reasonable accommodation for the disabled ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DISCRIMINATION

    Radio programme lifts lid on secret lives of Hong Kong's disabled

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 03:47am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Hidden devices recorded daily lives and public attitudes- and make uncomfortable listening Radio lifts lid on tough lives of the disabled While it's a simple ... to capture his daily experiences as a disabled person; including being told off by shopkeepers and members of the public. Other disabled people also secretly recorded aspects of their lives ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport

    Moguls winner Alex Bilodeau inspired by disabled brother Frederic

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 09:16pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Rosa Khutor Thankful Bilodeau inspired by his disabled brother Alex Bilodeau toiled for fours years to retain his Olympic moguls title, but said that was nothing compared with the struggles of his inspirational brother, who has cerebral palsy. The Canadian embraced brother Frederic in celebration after becoming the first freestyle skier to win two Olympic golds. "When ...

  8. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    iPhone feature could be national security threat, says Chinese broadcaster CCTV

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 05:01am by Adrian Wan

    ... find patterns in it. "Even after you disable 'frequent locations', it doesn't change any of the background data. All your location data is still being wholly recorded. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Change for better, or worse? Clearing up confusion over marriage bill rights

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 02:27pm by YORK CHOW

    ... be considered a person with a disability under the Disability Discrimination Ordinance. Others were puzzled as to why the commission would object to a bill that enables transsexuals to marry. Still ... Organisation. The main factors to determine if such people have a disability is whether having gender dysphoria affects their thought processes and emotions. The ordinance can apply in relation to past ...




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