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MTR should have given larger rebate: lawmaker Listen
A lawmaker says the MTR Corporation could have come up with a larger rebate for passengers who interchange between its trains and green minibuses. The railway has offered a HK$0.30 rebate, saying it was the best it could offer under the circumstances. But the chairman of the Democratic Party, Wu Chi-wai, who is also a member of Legco's transport panel, said that was not enough in light of the amount of money the company was making. He told Annemarie Evans that it should show greater social responsibility:
Robots for helping autistic children Listen
Can emotion-less robots teach us about emotions? Researchers at the Chinese University believe the answer is yes. They are about to wheel out robots called "Humane" to help dozens of autistic children improve their communication and social skills. Over the next few months, 130 children between the ages of 3 and 7 will be able to take part in the programme, which will include role-play activities. The leader of the programme is Professor So Wing-chee from the university's Department of Educational Psychology: