China, EU highlight rights of persons with disabilities at UN Human Rights Council

Xinhua 27th February 2019 China, EU highlight rights of persons with disabilities at UN Human Rights Council China attaches great importance to undertakings for persons with disabilities, and will not leave behind a single one of them while building a moderately prosperous society, a senior Chinese diplomat said at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC)… Continue Reading China, EU highlight rights of persons with disabilities at UN Human Rights Council

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Push to extend training for disabled

Hong Kong Standard 18th February 2019 Push to extend training for disabled A job training center for the disabled should go back to three-year programs, a grouping of trainers, parents and lawmakers says. The Shine Improvement Program Alliance surveyed 484 people with an interest in the Shine Skills Center to gain ideas. Eighty-seven percent said… Continue Reading Push to extend training for disabled

China’s new rules on education for people with disabilities still fall short, says NGO

Hong Kong Free Press 25th February 2019 China’s new rules on education for people with disabilities still fall short, says NGO China has released revised regulations on education for people with disabilities. However, despite positive changes to guaranteeing education for persons with disabilities, they still fall short in critical areas, says Maya Wang, a researcher… Continue Reading China’s new rules on education for people with disabilities still fall short, says NGO

Taipei to offer transport discount for senior citizens and the disabled

Radio Taipei International 22nd February 2019 Taipei to offer transport discount for senior citizens and the disabled The Taipei City Government announced Friday that it will offer an EASYCARD discount to senior citizens and those with disabilities. The discount will take effect March 1. The city government hopes those eligible for the discount will use… Continue Reading Taipei to offer transport discount for senior citizens and the disabled