Linking up with Alipay allows easy book access to borrowers

shine.cn 16th February 2019 Linking up with Alipay allows easy book access to borrowers by Wu Huixin When you borrow a book from the local library but then travel to another city, what to do if it’s due back in a few days? Not to worry, the booming logistics industry and a third-party online service… Continue Reading Linking up with Alipay allows easy book access to borrowers

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Peking Opera helps 10-year-old girl fight cerebral palsy

ecns Society 14th February 2019 Peking Opera helps 10-year-old girl fight cerebral palsy The training required for learning Peking Opera would prove difficult for most people, as it combines martial arts, dancing and acrobatics. For ten-year-old Sun Ruihan, who has been living with cerebral palsy since birth, the challenges have been even bigger. At the… Continue Reading Peking Opera helps 10-year-old girl fight cerebral palsy

Chinese prizefighter with cerebral palsy punches way to top

China.org.cn 13th February 2019 Xinhua (Sports Focus) Chinese prizefighter with cerebral palsy punches way to top TIANJIN, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — Being a prizefighter has long been the dream of Wang Qiang, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy in 1986 when he was only one year old. Wang, 33, from Tianjin in north China, is… Continue Reading Chinese prizefighter with cerebral palsy punches way to top

Disability should not be a barrier in Hong Kong, unless society makes it one

Hong Kong Free Press 13th January 2019 Disability should not be a barrier in Hong Kong, unless society makes it one by Alfred C. M. Chan Accessibility has become a less obscure concept in recent years, but in a report released two months ago the Audit Commission laid bare the continued inadequacy of barrier-free facilities… Continue Reading Disability should not be a barrier in Hong Kong, unless society makes it one

They are all ears at movie screenings

Shine Lifestyle 15th February 2019 They are all ears at movie screenings Imagine what it would be like to go to the cinema and hear a film but not see the scenes or know what’s going on when there’s no dialogue. That’s the barrier for the blind and people with severe visual impairment. Han Ying,… Continue Reading They are all ears at movie screenings

Nothing gets in the way of business

Shine Metro 15th February 2019 Shine Metro 15th February 2019 Nothing gets in the way of business by Ke Jiayun Getting up at 6am, Li Siyi, 17, accompanied by her parents, heads for a cold store in Baoshan District to check on the condition of her goods — apples and pears from her mother’s hometown… Continue Reading Nothing gets in the way of business

Profile: Eyes of blinds: Man presents movies for blind audience

Xinhua 10th February 2019 Profile: Eyes of blinds: Man presents movies for blind audience While many Chinese are going to movies during the week-long Spring Festival holiday for fun, in a cinema in northern China’s Tianjin Municipality, Zheng Wei explained the film “The Spring Festival” for a group of blind audience. “Fireworks light up the… Continue Reading Profile: Eyes of blinds: Man presents movies for blind audience

Teen’s fight to get basic sign language taught in schools so children like her brother don’t feel left out

Manchester Evening News 2nd February 2019 Teen’s fight to get basic sign language taught in schools so children like her brother don’t feel left out “I want a world where my brother and others are not socially restricted or isolated.” Jade Kilduff and her little brother share an incredible bond – and there is nothing… Continue Reading Teen’s fight to get basic sign language taught in schools so children like her brother don’t feel left out

All Aboard! Four-legged Little Q joins Spring Festival travel rush

Xinhua 2nd February 2019 All Aboard! Four-legged Little Q joins Spring Festival travel rush Little Q, a golden retriever in a red vest, has embarked on a 1,300-kilometer journey with his master during the Spring Festival travel rush. “Little Q is my eyes and I can rest assured with him,” said Su Bo, the dog’s… Continue Reading All Aboard! Four-legged Little Q joins Spring Festival travel rush

Where is TV audio description heading in 2019?

Broadcast Now 1st February 2019 Where is TV audio description heading in 2019? It’s 25 years since the first audio described (AD) programme arrived on UK television (believed to be Coronation Street) and since then the amount of AD television has hugely grown. Last year there were 150,000 hours of it in the UK. Frustratingly… Continue Reading Where is TV audio description heading in 2019?