NEWS

Image title

A frozen duck tongue with COVID-19 virus? Yes, this was the Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) announced yesterday (June 10), that the CFS is actively following up on an imported frozen duck tongue sample from Poland that tested positive for the COVID-19 virus in Macao. The CFS's initial inves...

June 11, 2022
Image title

Sitting quietly in one corner of the public gallery in a courtroom of Shatin Magistrate’s courts in today’s court hearing, June 10, a Filipino man stood up and went in front when his name was called to face the magistrate. The Filipino interpreter immediately asked his name and language to be used as part of the court proceedings and the Fil...

June 10, 2022
Image title

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) announced today, June 9, the latest epidemic situation of COVID-19. The CHP is investigating an additional 674 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection cases. Of the total cases, 332 were directly identified by the use of nucleic acid tests, whereas the remaining number of case...

June 9, 2022
Image title

A special Announcement was issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 10:45 a.m. The Rainstorm Warning Signal is now Red. This means that heavy rain has fallen or is expected to fall generally over Hong Kong, exceeding 50 millimeters in an hour, and is likely to continue. Further heavy rain could cause, if not...

June 8, 2022
Image title

The Hong Kong Musicians Union (HKMU) sent a letter to Mrs. Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong, to convey their situation during the pandemic and implore the HK Government to release the restrictions on live music immediately. The group also asked CE Lam to boost government support for the performing arts over the coming months. The lette...

June 6, 2022
Image title

The Labour Department (LD) reminded foreign domestic helpers (FDHs) today, June 2, to comply with social distancing measures announced by the Government. The LD explained that under the Prevention and Control of Disease (Prohibition on Gathering) Regulation (Cap. 599G) and the Prevention and Control of Disease (Wearing of Mask) Regulation (Cap. ...

June 2, 2022
Image title

[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="https://hongkongnews.com.hk/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/20220529194036935-1.mp4"][/video] To maintain the overall framework of stringent inbound prevention and control measures to guard against the importation of cases, a post-arrival PCR test on the 9th day was required starting June 1, Hong Kong ...

May 31, 2022
Image title

The Hong Kong government announced on May 29, 2022, their latest rules and regulations for persons arriving in the city. These will take effect on June 1. The adjustments are made so as to reduce the impact on the journeys of persons coming to Hong Kong while continuing to firmly guard against the importation of cases. Step 1: Before bo...

May 30, 2022
Image title

At 10:00 pm last night (May 27), the Wanchai District Licensing Unit, Wanchai District Miscellaneous Team, Wanchai Police District Anti-Triad Operations Unit, together with the Tactical Unit, launched an anti-crime operation code-named "PENTAGON" and "PINETOWER" to combat violent crimes and conduct raids on liquor-licensed premises in the district,...

May 28, 2022
Image title

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) office in Hong Kong received 8000 applications from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) for special assistance in the recovery of COVID-19 infection said Mrs. Virsie Tamayao, OWWA welfare officer. Mrs. Tamayao said that the 8000 applicants were received from the month of January, this year up to th...

May 27, 2022