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

Uber Launches UberASSIST to Help Persons with Disabilities in Macau

Mar 27, 2017 Worldwide ride-hailing company Uber is launching “Uber-Assist” in Macau today, a new function of its well-known mobile app. Designed to provide additional assistance to seniors and people with disabilities, Uber-Assist pairs passengers with “specialized” driver-partners. According to Uber Macau general manager Trasy Lou Walsh, these drivers have received special intensive training in … Read more

Macao Country Report 2014

 Macau People with Visually Impaired Right Promotion Association   World Blind Union Asia-Pacific Mid-Term Regional Assembly Reporting Country/Territory:         China Macau Name of Person Reporting:  (Albert) Cheong Chi Pong                                                 President                  Macau People with Visually Impaired Right Promotion Association       ABOUT THE Macau People with Visually Impaired Right Promotion Association Macau People … Read more

Hong Kong Country Report 2014

Country Report   Country : Hong Kong, China Organization : Hong Kong Blind Union & Hong Kong Society for the Blind     Key Development in Government Policies and Initiatives   1.1       The Hong Kong Government has undertaken to carry out a major retrofitting programme to upgrade the barrier-free facilities in existing government premises and … Read more