China continues to improve employment policies for disabled: expert

Xinhua China continues to improve employment policies for disabled: expert 7th August 2018 A total of 9.42 million registered disabled people of working age were employed in China as of the end of 2017, according to an official with the China Disabled Person’s Federation (CDPF). “There are around 3,000 service institutions for the disabled in… Continue Reading China continues to improve employment policies for disabled: expert

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75,000 disabled escape poverty in Gansu since 2014

Xinhua 20th July 2018 75,000 disabled escape poverty in Gansu since 2014 A total of 75,000 disabled people have been lifted out of poverty in northwest China’s Gansu Province since 2014, local authorities said Friday. The provincial disabled person’s federation said that 183,000 people in the province had been registered in a database of the… Continue Reading 75,000 disabled escape poverty in Gansu since 2014

Visually impaired businessman lights up life of disabled

Global Times 18th June 2018 Visually impaired businessman lights up life of disabled Source:Xinhua Blurred vision doesn’t stop Cai Cheng from lighting up the life of disabled people.  “I have a beautiful dream to venture out into the world. Despite wind and rain, I’ll keep going, going.”  Cai plays guitar and sings his self-written songs… Continue Reading Visually impaired businessman lights up life of disabled

Disabled people in China encouraged to become online radio hosts

Xinhua Disabled people in China encouraged to become online radio hosts 27th May 2018 Editor: Liangyu Chinese people with disabilities are being encouraged to host online radio shows to earn money and develop careers. The China Disabled Persons’ Federation announced over the weekend that a channel had been launched on popular radio app “The Himalayan”… Continue Reading Disabled people in China encouraged to become online radio hosts

Blind leading the blind to more-fulfilling lives

Shine.cn 31st May 2018 Blind leading the blind to more-fulfilling lives Ji Yanqing, 35, doesn’t believe anyone should be in the dark when it comes to using digital devices like computers and smartphones. Most of all, people like him who are blind. Ji and several other blind friends have created an online platform to serve… Continue Reading Blind leading the blind to more-fulfilling lives

Ten Years after the Sichuan Wenchuan Earthquake Community Recovered with the Aid from the Hong Kong Red Cross

Reliefweb.int 10th May 2018 Ten Years after the Sichuan Wenchuan Earthquake Community Recovered with the Aid from the Hong Kong Red Cross On 12 May 2008, an earthquake measuring 8.0 on the Richter scale struck Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province, which damaged the local area and provinces nearby seriously with over 10 million people affected. To… Continue Reading Ten Years after the Sichuan Wenchuan Earthquake Community Recovered with the Aid from the Hong Kong Red Cross

Chinese employers choose fines over meeting disability quotas

Financial Times 10th May 2018 Chinese employers choose fines over meeting disability quotas A large gap remains between Beijing’s formal policies and life on the ground yesterday By Emily Feng Access all areas? A wheelchair user rests in front of a park under renovation in central Shanghai © AFP When musician Zhou Yunpeng was denied… Continue Reading Chinese employers choose fines over meeting disability quotas

The future’s bright for disabled residents

Shanghai Daily 30th December 2017 The future’s bright for disabled residents Jiading organized a special auction of handicrafts created by local disabled people to mark the International Day of Disabled Persons on 3rd December. In addition to the auction, the district has introduced a special bus service, recreational centre, care programmes, and other welfare projects… Continue Reading The future’s bright for disabled residents

Across China: Light in the darkness

Xinhua 15th October 2017 Across China: Light in the darkness Zhang Fubin cannot not see anything, but to many people, he brought them light. For 17 years, the elderly blind man’s library, named the House of Sunshine, has offered free access to more than 5,000 books to residents in Nanchangchi Village, north China’s Shanxi Province.… Continue Reading Across China: Light in the darkness

Locksmith in a wheelchair

Chinagate.org 1st September 2017 Locksmith in a wheelchair photo article A 52-year-old man paralyzed for 25 years earns a living by making keys and repairing locks and shoes. He is welcomed and respected by local people for his exquisite skills and good service. Ning Xingnian comes from Jinggang County in Hefei, Anhui Province. He used… Continue Reading Locksmith in a wheelchair