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  1. Martial arts gives disabled new freedom

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... martial arts session given by Grace Link Charity, a group providing educational and social welfare services to disabled people and those on rehabilitation treatment. 'Martial arts has become ... the top of my head now, and very few people can tell I had a problem with my leg,' says Mr Wong, who has become an instructor for other disabled martial art practitioners at the training ...

  2. Sporting event expected to raise nation's awareness of needs of the disabled

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the world this month as the Paralympics take place. Xinhua said: 'The achievements of the cause of China's disabled in recent years have shown the world China's great efforts ... built special pathways for disabled athletes at all competition venues, and tens of thousands of city volunteers have been trained to serve the competitors' needs. Critics say Beijing has ...

  3. One-child policy eased for parents of dead, disabled

    Posted May 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... child was disabled in the quake can also apply for the right to have another, provided the disability is serious enough. The Chengdu Evening News revealed the policy, citing a circular issued ... standards for measuring the level of disability. It promised to offer technical support to qualified parents if they had difficulty with natural conception, without elaborating. Those who decide ...

  4. Disabled children raise funds for tsunami victims

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Students from a special school learned about the importance of helping the needy through a fund-raising campaign for tsunami victims. Run by the English Schools Foundation, the Jockey Club Sarah Roe School (JCSRS) provides education for physica ...

  5. Good sports to promote Paralympics

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch Twenty Hong Kong residents were named as young advocates yesterday as part of the British Council's push to promote sport for people with disabilities. The advocates, aged 18 to 25, include secondary and university students, a teacher and a designer. About half are young people with disabilities, some of whom have competed in a diverse range of sports, from ...

  6. Paralympics embody the Games spirit

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the country's modernisation. The Paralympics highlight a challenge still to be met: changing public attitudes to China's 83 million disabled people- roughly the population of Germany- and increasing their participation in society. After the modern Olympics began, it was to be more than 50 years before any serious thought was given to sporting competition for disabled athletes. Now, ...

  7. Paralympics must pave way to more respect

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to evaluate whether those pledges have been kept, but it is hoped Beijing makes every effort to do so. In the case of the Paralympics, it owes it to its 83 million disabled people. The praise of Paralympians is, after all, in sharp contrast to the criticism heaped on mainland authorities by the nation's paraplegics, blind, deaf and otherwise disabled. They complain of a lack of public ...

  8. Cyborg She (DVD)

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wai-yee Man From Kwak Jae-young, the director of My Sassy Girl, comes Cyborg She, a sci-fi rom-com about a robot from the future (Haruka Ayase) and her inventor boyfriend Kitamura Jiro (Keisuke Koide). In 2070, the aged, physically disabled inventor Jiro sends the cyborg girl he has built back to 2007 to prevent an accident disabling his lonely, 20-year-old self. The cyborg saves ...

  9. News - China - SICHUAN FIVE YEARS ON

    Hope flourishes among the despair of Sichuan quake five years on

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... again, she was a confident 16-year-old, determined to become a successful disabled swimmer. She said she had succeeded in travelling home to Yingxiu from her school in Dujiangyan on her own ...

  10. Lawmaker urges check on special schools

    Posted Jun 14th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... to discuss the issue for the first time. 'A lot of these schools are in substandard condition. It's not right seeing as they cater for students with disabilities,' Dr Cheung said. ... than 90 students with physical disabilities, and found it in an 'unacceptable condition'. With more than 90 students with physical disabilities, SAHK Ko Fook Iu Memorial School shares ...




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