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Employment scheme aids the deaf

Finding a job can be much harder for a hearing-impaired person than for those with hearing, according to a survey. It was conducted by Silence, a charity organisation for people with hearing impairments.

Wednesday, 11 July, 2012, 12:00am


Invisible by Hugues de Montalembert Atria Books HK$176

7 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Without silence, there is no peace

There are a lot of messages flowing through our society every day. The noise is growing louder and louder.

Switch on the television tonight, watch some financial programme and look at the activity on the stock exchange floors. Everywhere traders are constantly shouting from start to finish.

23 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

One minute to reflect on the value of human life

My firm (a US-based company) recently requested that staff observe one minute of silence at 9am today in memory of those that lost their lives in the World Trade Centre tragedy.

11 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Silence on ceremonies

MAY we inquire as to the reasons for the late publication by the Government and other bodies of their plans to commemorate the termination of hostilities in the Pacific War 50 years ago? So far we have not heard how the Government is to deal with the closure of Chater and Connaught roads to accommodate those who wish to attend the Cenotaph on August 15 to pay their respects to the fallen.

6 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Remember D-Day in HK

MONDAY, June 6 is the 50th anniversary of ''D-DAY''.

Over 35,000 veterans from the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Britain and at least one veteran from Hong Kong, will join their French comrades in remembrance.

4 Jun 1994 - 12:00am

Cold emotions bring relationship to a boil

SILENCE is golden'' when applied appropriately. Yet when two people are having a disagreement, silence can become a powerful weapon, ultimately causing misunderstanding or hostility.

Joe and Mary have been married four years and admit they do not talk to each other much. Even their arguments are brief, devolving quickly into silent truces.

14 Mar 1993 - 12:00am