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Starting tomorrow, 26 September, Designated Quarantine Hotels (DQHs) will be canceled. The Labor Department (LD) announced yesterday (September 24) reminded foreign domestic workers (FDWs) and employers that the Government will adjust the inbound control arrangement for overseas inbound persons with effect from September 26 (Monday). Starting...

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[video width="720" height="1600" mp4="https://hongkongnews.com.hk/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/2022-09-23-19-44-36-346_720x1600.mp4"][/video] In today’s Hong Kong Chief Executive Command and Coordination group press conference (Sept 23), Mr. John Lee introduced new measures for travelers to Hong Kong. The Quarantine measures ...

September 23, 2022
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The Immigration Department (ImmD) carried out repatriation operations for eight days (September 13 to 20) to a total of 45 unsubstantiated non-refoulement claimants. ImmD said that those repatriated unsubstantiated non-refoulement claimants were illegal immigrants, overstayers, and passengers who refused to land were repatriated to their places ...

September 22, 2022
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In a press release issued today, 21 September, the Hong Kong Government announced that the measures to assist foreign domestic helpers (FDHs) and their employers to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic will be extended in the following cases: Extension of the validity period of existing contracts The Government will continue to enab...

September 21, 2022
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The Hong Kong Department of Health reported 5,594 new COVID-19 cases today, 20 September. Of the total cases, 5,459 were locally acquired cases that tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 (1,348 cases that tested positive by nucleic acid, while 4,111 cases that tested positive by rapid antigen tests (RATs). Separately, 135 additional imported c...

September 20, 2022
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Two weeks before the Labor Department will announce this year’s Migrant Domestic Workers (MDWs)' Living Wage, members of Asian Migrants Coordinating Body-AMCB from Indonesia, Thailand, Nepal, and the Philippines held a program in front of the Labour Department yesterday, 18 September, to submit a petition letter for MDWs LW. The group is askin...

September 19, 2022
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The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government announced that starting today, September 17,  inbound travelers to Hong Kong are required to have received at least two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine to get a Provisional Vaccine Pass. The revision of the provisional vaccine pass arrangement applicable to all inbound travelers was announced ...

September 17, 2022
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The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department and Police continue to take stringent enforcement actions relating to anti-epidemic regulations. A spokesman for the FEHD said yesterday (September 12),  that their department and the Police continued to step up their inspections to take stringent enforcement actions territory-wide against premises ...

September 13, 2022
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The Commissioner for Labor will cancel the license of the employment agency (EA) of Talent (Kenya) Company Limited according to Regulation 8 of the Employment Agency Regulations as the Labor Department (LD). This comes after the appeal file against the conviction was dismissed by the High Court on Sept 6, 2022. According to the press release,...

September 11, 2022