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  1. Salvation Army's clothes pile wearing thin

    Posted May 24th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Fewer second-hand garments are available as other charities and freeloaders seek donations to sell The Salvation Army's supply of free second-hand clothes is drying up as more charities collect clothes, which they sell to fund their services. Despite increasing calls for donations, the amount collected each month by the Salvation Army has dropped by almost 40 ...

  2. PolyU clothes a perfect fit for the needy

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... Michelle Chan Unlike able-bodied people, the disabled have a tough time finding clothes that fit and are comfortable. With this in mind, the Institute of Textiles and Clothing at The Hong ... The centre, which is currently seeking donations to mass-produce the clothes, is hoping to give them to the needy for free. ...

  3. Used clothes collection cages back

    Posted Sep 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Approved charities will again be able to use bins to collect used clothes- from next month- but not in the streets. The government has approved 172 off-street locations ... the decision, saying that used clothes collection was well accepted and the scheme could benefit the needy. 'We started the used clothes and toy collection service three years ago and the response ...

  4. Youth apathy to local sport worries educators

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... people are indifferent to local sport. The poll of 674 teenagers released yesterday by the Hong Kong Institute of Education and the Roundtable Community found that 58 per cent say they have little to no interest in sporting events involving local players or played in local facilities. When asked why, 30 per cent cited a lack of media coverage before and during local events and 14 ...

  5. Fabric of life

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a dozen young men and women in jeans and T-shirts have gathered outside a coffee shop. They start pulling old-style robes over their clothes; layers of them, with wide sleeves, multiple collar-bands and fabric belts. One or two take off their shoes and replace them with ones made from black cloth. Passersby stop and stare; tourists photographing a nearby lake turn their cameras ...

  6. Sporting chance for gays to find acceptance

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lilian Zhang Li Sang, 44, is the founder of Shanghai's Rainbow League, a gay community specialising in sports and cultural activities that has more than 2,000 registered members. Mr ... have marriage pressure. We don't live in the same house, but we often spend weekends together. Sometimes we take a trip outside and take part in sports. Our relationship is very stable. ...

  7. Tsunami victims 'need to hear normal voices'

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... aware of their appearance. Now they have no cosmetics products and nice clothes, so they prefer to stay home. In some cases, they have locked themselves up for months.' He expected the suicide rate would continue to rise as survivors started moving out of the indoor sport stadiums to temporary houses. 'In the stadium, they could support each other. Now ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Good sports

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... For the disabled, playing sports can be a first step back into society, writes Rebecca Tsui Sports are not only an excellent leisure activity for disabled people, they are also a good form of rehabilitation. Playing sports allows them to discover their talent and find a way back into society. Rehabilitation through sports in Hong Kong dates back to the 1960s, when hospitals and rehabilitation ...

  10. HK health chief helped expand horizons in sport for the disabled

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Anneliese O'Young, Prudence Lui

    ... Prudence Lui and Anneliese O'Young As a doctor and sports fan, Hong Kong health chief York Chow Yat-ngok has seen first-hand how disabled people grow more confident and proud once they begin to compete in sport. This inspired him to help expand the number of sports the disabled could consider taking up, so people with severe physical afflictions were not shut out. 'I have ...




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