Asia-Pacific

Over 370 organizations support movement for employment of persons with disabilities

HONG KONG: The Labour and Welfare Bureau (LWB) and Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) jointly held an award presentation ceremony of the 2013-14 Talent-Wise Employment Charter Continue reading the story...

Children with Disabilities deserve more

IHC New Zealand welcomes news that a National led Government would put more money into teacher aides, but says much more is needed to give children Continue reading the story...

Ministry seeks funds for accessible transportation

BANGKOK: The Transport Ministry is preparing to ask the newly appointed cabinet for extra funding to build better transport facilities for commuters with disabilities and older people. Past Continue reading the story...

Survey of persons with disabilities soon

KARNATAKA, INDIA: The State government will soon conduct a survey to identify persons with disabilities, Principal Secretary, Department for Empowerment of Differently Abled and Senior Citizens, Continue reading the story...

New Zealand Sign Language programs receives $11 million boost

Deaf Aotearoa are thrilled with Education minister Hekia Parata’s announcement this week that $11 million in funding will go towards a range of New Zealand Sign Continue reading the story...

Auckland Disability Community Unite on First Feedback to UN

NEW ZEALAND: A group of 25 Disabled People’s Organizations, interest groups and service providers, along with countless disabled people and family members have released their first Continue reading the story...

Reimagining disability: Ground-breaking new research

University of Waikato PhD candidate Ingrid Jones is conducting ground-breaking new research into changing the way society thinks about disability. Her research, entitled “Reimagining disability: Towards Continue reading the story...

Korean oil firm donates learning aids to youth with disabilities

S-Oil, a leading refinery in Korea, said Thursday it held an event to donate customized learning aids to 90 students with disabilities from low-income families worth Continue reading the story...

1.2 million people with disabilities live alone in India

NEW DELHI: At least 1.2 million people with disabilities in India are living in households consisting only of people with disability. While the total people with disabilities Continue reading the story...

International Conference on Accessible Tourism

The 5th International Conference on Accessible Tourism (ICAT) 2014 organized by Beautiful Gate Foundation for the Disabled, will be held on December 4-7, 2014, at MBPJ Continue reading the story...