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  1. News - China

    Guangdong activist raises questions over disabled boy's captivity

    Posted May 20th 2013, 07:10pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Long-time petitioner Chen Fengqiang expected to be questioned or taken into custody when police entered his apartment in Zhuhai on the evening of April 28, but instead they brought him a disabled, mute boy. Chen had been fighting for custody of eight-year-old Chen Ya (not his real name) since he was released from prison last May, petitioning for the child’s release ...

  2. Disabled praise increases in state investment

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... In our continuing series on preparations for the Games, Raymond Li looks at prospects for 83 million disabled people who have benefited from the mainland's economy, improvements ... at stops. But he said he hoped such hurdles would disappear with the advent of the Beijing Olympics and Paralympics over the next couple of months. The mainland's disabled community has ...

  3. China's golden glory

    Posted Dec 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Athletes gather at the opening ceremony of the three-day inaugural FESPIC Youth Games for the disabled, which China dominated, capturing 74 gold medals and winning nearly ... (a form of bowls). The tournament, which ended yesterday, was jointly organised by the Hong Kong Sports Association for the Physically Disabled and the Leisure and Cultural Services ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fight for better disabled rights Deng Pufang, chairman of the China Disabled Persons' Federation, vowed he would fight for more benefits for the country's 83 million disabled people, ... cover the costs of psychiatric care, and hearing aids for disabled children in the next five years. Staff Reporter ...

  5. Expo to boost awareness of medical aids

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei The provision of medical aids to China's millions of disabled and elderly people is still in its infancy, officials said yesterday. The statement came as part of a State ... state-of-the-art hearing aids, to prosthetic limbs and wheelchair-friendly vehicles from overseas and domestic suppliers. According to official figures, there are more than 80 million disabled people ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Storey claims her eighth gold but China in control in medals table

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a non-disabled title. Storey, a five-time Paralympic swimming gold medallist who switched sports for the Beijing Games in 2008, caught Poland's Anna Harkowska with just under half of the 12-lap race ...

  7. Outpaced by technology

    Posted Oct 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... after a power cut disabled signals on Shanghai's Line 10, which has been plagued by stoppages since it opened last year. It seems China's high-speed and urban rail systems have ...

  8. What's happening and where

    Posted May 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for graduates. Gainfully employed A total of 83.9 per cent of the mainland's disabled workforce were in employment at the end of the month, Xinhua reports. China has about 60 million disabled ...

  9. How China cares for the elderly will shape its future

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... not as dependent and disabled; instead, they will empower them to be participants in economic growth. This is what some now call 'active ageing'. The International Monetary Fund forecast last ...

  10. Hong Kong courts disaster with culture of opposition

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... as to totally disable the original objective of national education, Hongkongers still find it blasphemous, call it brainwashing and want to get rid of it. This is how ridiculous things are getting here ...




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