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A Filipino man who pleaded guilty to a charge of raping a woman in Lantau in January last year will be sentenced on Apr. 12.

Mark Angelo Roxas, who was convicted on his own guilty plea at the Court of First Instance on Monday, earlier admitted to the rape charge in November 2020 in the Eastern Court.

March 16, 2021

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Four residential buildings in Mid-levels were put under coronavirus testing lockdown on Saturday evening as the city saw a surge in Covid-19 cases in the past two days.

Starting 8:30 pm, residents of Tower 1 and Tower 2 of Robinson Place in the Central and Western District, as well as Blessings Garden Phases 1 and ...

March 13, 2021
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An expert panel on Monday has unanimously ruled out direct links of vaccination against Covid-19 to the death of 55-year-old vaccinee and two vaccine recipients under intensive care.

Prof. Ivan Hung, a co-convenor of the panel, said a preliminary autopsy showed that the woman vaccinee had tears in her aorta which ca...

March 9, 2021
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Hong Kong has recorded 11 new Covid-19 cases on Friday including three newly arrived domestic workers—one from Indonesia, and two from the Philippines—and pushing the city’s coronavirus caseload to 11,067.

The three FDWs are the imported cases, while the eight remaining cases were all local...

March 5, 2021
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Hong Kong will be shrouded in fog during the weekend due to a humid maritime airstream over the Guangdong coast, the local observatory said Friday. Parts of the city were swathed in fog, and the Hong Kong Observatory also reported that visibility in Waglan Island in the Po Toi group of Islands in the south fell below a kilometer by noon. Coas...

March 5, 2021
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Hong Kong health authorities logged 14 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, with eight of them being local cases without traceable origins. The Centre for Health Protection said the eight cases include two housewives, a marketing person who lives in Kowloon City, a dishwasher from Kwai Chung, a person in charge of a residential care home for the ...

March 3, 2021
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Bookings for Covid-19 immunisation using the BioNTech vaccine will be available to priority groups starting Wednesday morning.

A government statement said that by 9 a.m. on March 3, people may schedule their Comirnaty vaccination appointments between March 10 to 30 on the website www.covidvaccine.go...

March 2, 2021
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A woman was arrested on Friday after she received around HK$30,000 to arrange employment for a Hong Kong domestic worker's kin and friends but failed to do so. The government in a statement on its website said the Hong Kong Customs earlier received information that the woman, 45, had claimed she could set up job opportunities for the FDW’s ...

February 28, 2021
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A domestic worker from Indonesia is the sole imported case among the 13 reported Covid-19 infections on Thursday. The Indonesian worker arrived in Hong Kong on Feb. 12 via Cathay Pacific flight CX796, according to a staff member from the Health Department. The woman also reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus on the sample submitted on t...

February 25, 2021
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Two Indonesian foreign domestic workers (FDW) who recently arrived in Hong Kong are among the 16 new Covid-19 cases health authorities confirmed on Monday.

The number of coronavirus cases recorded in Hong Kong is now at 10,885. A Health Department staff said around 10 people tested preliminarily positive for the vir...

February 22, 2021