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  1. 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 ...

  2. Disabled struggling to find work

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Disabled graduates say they are finding it extremely difficult to secure adequately-paid jobs in their fields of study, despite their qualifications. Competition in the job market is fierce, according to Darren Chan Sheung-chung, from the Direction Association for the Handicapped. Chan said: 'Even if a disabled person goes to an interview with a certificate ...

  3. Disabled set to take grievances to the streets in rare protest

    Posted Mar 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong, Phyllis Tsang Disabled people are to take to the streets in a rare move prompted by what they say is the government's failure to address their concerns. 'We ... chairman of the Hong Kong Joint Council for People with Disabilities. The coalition of 140 rehabilitation groups does not yet know how many people with disabilities will join Sunday's march, ...

  4. Hi-tech help for disabled too pricey, says Ah Bun

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... could afford it. He said his own wheelchair- a gift from Canto-pop singer Jacky Cheung Hok-yau- cost as much as a car and was well beyond the reach of the average disabled person. Mr Tang, ... security, it is impossible for him to buy a computer like that.' He said he hoped universities that developed the technology would offer the disabled a free trial of equipment so they could ...

  5. Lifeguard dream proves bigger than disability

    Posted Jun 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... association,' said chairman Anthony Chan Wai-lun. 'We are offering this honorary membership to Cheung-tsai because of the way he has dealt with his disability. This can be inspirational for every ...

  6. Disabled II gets 7 years for robbery

    Posted Mar 10th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Jonathan Li A polio-stricken illegal mainland immigrant has been jailed for seven years for robbing a woman of a mobile phone and a ring on the day he sneaked into Hong Kong. Yeung Kam-tin, 25, was found guilty by District Court Judge Mary Yuen Lai-wah of ...

  7. Robber wanted money for McDonald's

    Posted Dec 29th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... A man diagnosed as slightly mentally disabled said he tried to rob the HK Academy of Dance in Yuen Long twice in an hour on June 14 because he wanted money to buy food at McDonald's. Chu Wing-fung, 22, pleaded guilty in the District Court to burglary and was jailed for 10 months. ...

  8. Tse closer to London Games dream

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Disabled rider Natasha Tse Pui-ting further improved her chances of reaching next summer's London Paralympic Games with an impressive performance ... in the biggest competition there is for disabled riders.' The teenager started the sport 10 years ago, mainly as part of her rehabilitation programme, but it was not until last year that she ...

  9. Are you listening, Mr Tsang?

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Chief Secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan is confronted by protesters with hearing disabilities as he attends yesterday's Exco meeting. More than 100 petitioners from community groups- some of them using sign language- were voicing requests to Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, days before his first policy address. Representatives from 40 associations ...

  10. Tale of courage on film

    Posted Jan 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Wendy Wong Wing-ming's struggle to receive a good education and get into university inspires film student to make a documentary about her life, writes Elaine Yau A disabled ... Wong Wing-ming has been confined to a wheel-chair since childhood. In spite of her disability, she overcame all the challenges and, in 2007, gained a place to study finance at the Baptist ...




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