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A pro-Beijing lawmaker asked the government on Wednesday if it would ban pitching tents in public so foreign domestic workers will be dissuaded from gathering amid the Covid-19 epidemic. Legislative ...

January 20, 2021

Existing social distancing measures will remain in effect for another seven days to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Hong Kong, health authorities said. Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the local ...

January 19, 2021

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The Hong Kong Monetary Authority encouraged the public to use electronic payment systems in lieu of red packets with cash for giving lai-see during the Lunar New Year. In a statement Tuesday, the HKMA said the public may use the HKMA's Faster Payment System available via online or mobile banking, or other e-wallet services, instead of the packets. People ...

January 20, 2021

Concerns over a rebound in Hong Kong’s Covid-19 cases arose after health officials reported 55 new infections on Sunday, with over 80 pending confirmation. Dr. Chuang Shuk-kwan from the Centre For Health Protection believes the spike may be due to the mandatory testing order placed on an area in Yau Ma Tei and Jordan amid fears of a localised outbreak ...

January 17, 2021

An Indonesian domestic worker was found dead after reportedly falling from a building in North Point on Thursday. A police spokesperson told Hong Kong News that a passerby reported finding a woman on the ground near Kingsford Gardens, 202-204 Tin Hau Temple Road at 9:56 a.m. Officers investigated her death but she was confirmed dead at the scene. The ...

January 14, 2021

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