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Teen's cerebral palsy no barrier to an active life

When Letty Lam Foon-yee gave birth to a daughter 17 years ago, she wasn't sure the child would survive. Rainbow Tang Wai-hung weighed just 900 grams and developed cerebral palsy, which affects movement control.

Monday, 14 May, 2012, 12:00am

Teen's cerebral palsy no barrier to an active life

When Letty Lam Foon-yee gave birth to a daughter 17 years ago, she wasn't sure the child would survive. Rainbow Tang Wai-hung weighed just 900 grams and developed cerebral palsy, which affects movement control. Now a Form Five student studying at a mainstream school, Rainbow is a top student, a swimmer and plays the piano.

'Everyday is a bonus to me,' Lam said.

14 May 2012 - 12:00am

Studying offers hope and redemption for killers

Prison bars have proved to be no barrier to education for two murderers, who have put their years in jail to good use earning university degrees.

16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Technology makes life easier for the elderly

Hi-tech gadgetry is often associated with the younger generation - but a smart monitoring system that the Housing Society is testing may help the health of people at the other end of the age spectrum.

9 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Beauty chain took naked snaps

A beauty chain is investigating claims that four of its customers were photographed naked and pressured into signing up for expensive treatments costing tens of thousands of dollars.

19 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Demand for delicacies fuels surge in expo sales

Hongkongers' enthusiasm for abalone and other delicacies, bolstered by the government's HK$6,000 handouts, helped spur a 20 per cent surge in sales at last year's Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo.

Sales reached more than HK$600 million at the annual expo at Victoria Park, which ended yesterday.

3 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

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