Asia-Pacific

Accessible pedestrian overpass in Iloilo opens

ILOILO CITY, PHILLIPPINES: A P20-million infrastructure in Iloilo City is the first accessible pedestrian overpass in Western Visayas region. “This structure enables persons with disabilities to go Continue reading the story...

State government fails to send proposal for sports disability center

LUCKNOW, INDIA: Referring to Uttar Pradesh’s failure to send a proposal for setting up a disability sports center, Union minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawar Continue reading the story...

SC seeks government’s reply on quota for persons with disabilities

NEW DELHI, INDIA: today asked the Centre to reply within four weeks to a fresh plea of an NGO seeking initiation of contempt proceedings for not Continue reading the story...

Delhi University to develop math kits for students with vision disabilities

NEW DEHI, INDIA: To make solving numerical problems less taxing for students with vision disabilities, Delhi University (DU) is developing specialized ‘mathematical kits’ which will make Continue reading the story...

NGO organizes car rally for people with vision disabilities

BHOPAL, INDIA: A non-profit organization organized a car rally for people with vision disabilities in Bhopal on Sunday. During the rally, the vehicle was driven by a Continue reading the story...

Governments buildings still inaccessible to people with disabilities

BENGALURU, INDIA: The State Disabilities Commission has set a February 28 deadline for government departments to inform him of the accessibility measures they have implemented. Commissioner K Continue reading the story...

Accessible education centers for people with disabilities pushed

MANILA, PHILIPPINES: A lawmaker has pushed for the establishment of “accessible education centers” in each state university and college (SUC) in the country for people with Continue reading the story...

Bill to help persons with disabilities finish college

MANILA, PHILIPPINES: Persons with disabilities deserve an equal chance to finish school in spite of their disadvantages, according to a lawmaker. Nueva Ecija Rep. Estrellita Suansing has Continue reading the story...

Government vows to enforce job quota for people with disabilities

LAHORE, PAKISTAN: The Punjab government has told the Lahore High Court that Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has lifted ban on the recruitment’s and issued directions Continue reading the story...

University designs software for people with vision disabilities

GUNTUR, INDIA: Department of Computer Science Engineering at the Vignan University has designed a software for people who are blind or have a low vision. By using Continue reading the story...