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Deafness

Breaking the silence

Sitting confidently in front of the crowd, nine-year-old Lee Chee-yan delivers an eloquent narrative about a kind-hearted soldier who gives an old lady a coin in exchange for a fake one she had been tricked into taking.

Sunday, 6 November, 2011, 12:00am

Breaking the silence

Sitting confidently in front of the crowd, nine-year-old Lee Chee-yan delivers an eloquent narrative about a kind-hearted soldier who gives an old lady a coin in exchange for a fake one she had been tricked into taking. His life is later saved by the fake coin when it deflects a bullet.

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

In the Land of the Deaf (Le Pays des Sourds)

French documentary maker Nicolas Philibert's best known work remains the 2002 village-school chronicle To Be and to Have, but his big break came 10 years earlier with In the Land of the Deaf, a film about the joys and fears of various hearing-impaired French people with wildly different stories to tell.

16 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Move to promote sign language

10 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Sign language scheme to reach out to deaf

Picking up a foreign language involves months of hard work, but it takes only a few days to be fluent in one used universally: sign language.

7 May 2010 - 12:00am

Deaf troupe dances to a different beat

On the night of April 3, a group of young deaf performers visited the New Vision Youth Mansion in Guangzhou University Town.

The performers were from Wind of Dream, an art troupe of 56 deaf people that was established in 2007.

27 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Deaf clerk sues for unfair dismissal

A clerk is suing the Esther Beauty Group for unfair dismissal, claiming she was sacked in February 2006 because of her hearing impairment, which requires sign language interpretation. Wu Wai-yin filed a writ against the group in the District Court, through the Equal Opportunities Commission.

23 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Sign of progress

In a Primary One classroom at St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School in Kowloon Bay, children don't just use their hands to attract the teacher's attention - some use their hands to answer the teachers' questions.

14 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Deaf Sentence

Deaf Sentence

by David Lodge

Vintage, HK$288

Hands up anyone who is excited by the idea of a novel about being hard of hearing.

18 May 2008 - 12:00am

Body language

Students at the Lutheran School For The Deaf will stage a performance of two fairy tales - The Emperor's New Clothes and Three Little Pigs - tonight. In preparation for the performance, they took part in a three-week workshop.

The three-week workshop was conducted by visual theatre veterans Luis Aguilar and Tami Santimyer of the American deaf theatre group Quest.

22 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Actions speak louder than words

In a world of clashing cultures and beliefs, body language may be the best way to strip away barriers between people. American deaf theatre company Quest believe it works. They are in Hong Kong for a month-long cultural exchange and will stage their internationally renowned play Mosaic next weekend.

5 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

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