Extension of voice-navigated e-Channel service to China Ferry Terminal Control Point

The Immigration Department announced today (December 21) that with effect from December 22, an e-Channel equipped with voice navigation function will be operational at both the arrival hall and departure hall of the China Ferry Terminal Control Point (CFTCP), with a view to enabling visually impaired persons to perform self-service immigration clearance. They will be … Read more

LG’s smart technologies address needs of people with disabilities

Around 15 percent of the world’s population lives with special needs, and many still face barriers to their full integration in society. The theme of international development for the year 2017 was “transformation toward sustainable and resilient society for all,” aimed at increasing awareness of disability with the transformative changes identified in the United Nations … Read more

Submissions for the 2018 Holman Prize close 28 February

Greetings from San Francisco! Submissions for the Holman Prize, LightHouse for the Blind’s annual $25,000 award for blind adventurers and creators to complete their most ambitious projects, are now open! The initial application is a challenging one: each applicant will submit a 90 second YouTube video describing the project that they would undertake with the … Read more

WBUAP 14th Regional Massage Seminar

The World Blind Union – Asia Pacific (WBUAP) Regional Massage Commission is pleased to host the 14th Regional Massage Seminar, to promote employment opportunities of visually impaired masseurs, strengthen inter-regional exchange and cooperation in blind massage and to enhance the development of blind massage in the Region. The seminar will be held in Fuzhou, Fujian … Read more