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  1. Sprinter So keen on gold rather than records

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a lot in disabled sports,' he said. Hong Kong will take part in 14 sports at the Guangzhou Games, which include archery, badminton, judo, weightlifting, shooting, swimming, table tennis, ...

  2. An extra-special day for disabled dads

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... disability as a hindrance, the proud dad said it made him and his daughter grow even closer. 'My blindness has not worsened my relationship with my daughter, but has made it better,' Ngai said yesterday as he took time out with two fellow disabled fathers to mark the occasion. 'When I go out with [my daughter], I always put my hand on her head so that she can lead me ...

  3. Amputation can offer disabled dogs a new and active lease on life

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... They have no concept of being different or disabled,' she says. Veterinarian Michael Bradley, at Stanley Vet Clinic, says the most prevalent reason for amputations among dogs and cats is severe ...

  4. Disabled driver overcomes daunting odds

    Posted Nov 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the disabled. To reduce the burden on the state and the people, I would rather try my best than ask the government for money. Furthermore, I have a 13-year-old dwarf son. He needs at least 5,000 yuan ... in accordance with policy.' According to the policy, our government provides 220 million yuan in a guaranteed fund to help the disabled in Beijing, but I wonder where the money goes. ...

  5. Parents of disabled call for more hostel care in face of 12-year wait

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Parents of children with physical and mental disabilities have urged the government to increase hostel facilities, saying they were being driven to desperation by a wait ... disabilities. Her wheelchair-bound son, Man Ka-kai, has been waiting for a hostel place since 1999. 'My son stayed in a school for children with special needs until he was 15, and he had to move ...

  6. Facilities for disabled not good enough, says adviser

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The government has been urged to improve the design of toilets for the disabled. Kitty Au Man-yee of Polytechnic University's environmental advisory services centre, which works for the rights of the elderly and disabled, said the present design was far from satisfactory. The Buildings Ordinance, which was updated in 1997, requires one toilet for the disabled ...

  7. Mother tried to push disabled son down stairs

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

    ... Chandra Wong A single mother tried to push her mentally handicapped son down a flight of stairs at a hospital after he was denied treatment, a court heard yesterday. Hui Choi-kuen said she acted on impulse after her son was denied the medical attention sh ...

  8. Disabled artist turns to calligraphy, then Mao, for therapy

    Posted Apr 04th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun, additional reporting by Clara Mak Being physically challenged did not stop Wang Xunliang (right) from being a successful artist. But the 45-year-old Hong Kong painter's art does not deal with his disability. Instead, he draws playful ironic pictures of Chairman Mao Zedong playing sports. His recently opened exhibition at the Art Beatus Gallery called ...

  9. Disabled adventurer postpones record-breaking desert crossing

    Posted Oct 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Disabled writer Yin Xiaoxing has delayed his attempt to cross the Lop Nor desert in a wheelchair to give himself more time to raise funds to hire a camera crew ... on December 3, World Disabled Day. 'If I don't manage to raise enough funds, I will not use a camera crew. My journeys were not recorded in the past, but I went ahead anyway,' he said. ...

  10. Hong Kong's finest sporting talent

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sports Stars Awards: Wang Chen (badminton), Marco Fu Ka-chun (billiards), Wong Kam-po (cycling), So Wa-wai (disabled sports), Chan Yui-chong (disabled sports), Chan King-yin (windsurfing), Tie Yana (table tennis), Daniel Lee Chi-wo (triathlon) Best of the Best: So Wa-wai (disabled sports) Junior Sports Stars: Fung Wai-yee (athletics), Stephanie Au Hoi-shun (swimming), Choi Ki-ho ...




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