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  1. letters

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Treat the disabled as our equals The Equal Opportunities Commission was established in Hong Kong in 1996 to ensure we have a fair and just society. The commission hopes to eliminate all kinds of discrimination and make sure every individual is treated with respect. But sadly, discrimination is common in this prosperous city, especially against the disabled. Despite ...

  2. Tropical storm passes- now for monsoon, floods

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... rainy in the next few days. Kindergartens and schools for children with physical disabilities were closed yesterday. A fisherman was injured in a collision between his seven-metre fishing boat ...

  3. Mainland justice is blind to plight of the powerless

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alice Yan A series of failed lawsuits by a Shanghai couple who blame the death of one child and the crippling disability of another on years of pollution near their home highlights ... and the air smelled of benzene, Lu said. Due to the boy's disability, Lu and his wife, Wang Qin, were given approval to have another child. But their daughter, who was born in 2008, was diagnosed ...

  4. Ban on beef imports after bones found

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... to prevent the spread of BSE. This included the removal of meat and bonemeal from cattle feed, increased surveillance and testing for BSE, and the prohibition of disabled cattle for use as human ...

  5. letters

    Posted Jun 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to study. Cecilia Ng Voluntary fun Our school arranged for some mentally disabled children to visit us recently. Two groups of Form Six students organised some games and played with them. Through the interaction of the games, we came to understand each other better. Some people may think disabled children are troublesome, but in fact they are optimistic. By the time we had been playing the games ...

  6. Quake zone comes back to life

    Posted Feb 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... elders, orphans and disabled people. Sichuan received 20.1 billion yuan in public donations from the mainland and overseas. The money was being managed and monitored by the Sichuan charity ...

  7. News - World - ISRAEL

    Cardboard bicycle can change the world, says Israeli inventor

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 05:23pm by Reuters Moshav Ahituv

    ... world can change,” he said. Elmish said the cardboard bikes would be made on largely automated production lines and would be supplemented by a workforce comprising pensioners and the disabled ...

  8. Celebrated adventurers take a peek at the soul of the sea

    Posted Feb 13th 2004, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... are threatened by over-fishing and logging. Tickets are available at the Space Museum box-office and Urbtix outlets for $24 and $32 (half-price for full-time students, senior citizens and the disabled ...

  9. Making waves

    Posted Jul 11th 2010, 12:00am by Suzanne Dennis

    ... with regards to the layout for golf bags, seating for the disabled and finishes. The result is, the quality of the boat is excellent and golf club patrons are going to notice a huge difference.' ...

  10. letters

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and operations may not be done by qualified doctors. A person who sells their organs in this way may end up permanently scarred or disabled. Hi-tech gadgets may provide entertainment and be a sign ...




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