Over 2mn sign up for electoral reform: Tam Yiu-chung

2021-03-21 HKT 23:12" title="Tam is a delegate to the National People's Congress Standing Committee. Photo: RTHK"> Tam is a delegate to the National People's Congress Standing Committee. Photo: RTHK A campaign in support of Beijing's electoral overhaul for Hong Kong says it has received nearly 2.4 million signatures backing the...

Hong Kong records single-digit Covid cases again

2021-03-20 HKT 15:03" title="The Centre for Health Protection reported 8 Covid-19 infections on Saturday. File photo: RTHK"> The Centre for Health Protection reported 8 Covid-19 infections on Saturday. File photo: RTHK Health officials reported eight new Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong on Saturday, the first time in over a week...

‘Election Committee may see talent shortage’

'Election Committee may see talent shortage' Jimmy Choi reports Executive Councillor Ronny Tong said on Saturday he’s worried that it will be difficult for the government to quickly recruit hundreds of people with the required talent for the new Election Committee, because many top people in Hong Kong are reluctant...

‘Vaccination incentives will be considered’

'Vaccination incentives will be considered' The Health Secretary Sophia Chan said on Saturday that the government would look into the feasibility of introducing some incentives to encourage people to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Professor Chan said the authorities would consider measures such as allowing those who have received a vaccine...

‘Public confidence key to vaccination programme’

2021-03-21 HKT 09:09" title="Henry Fan has urged members of the public to sign up for vaccination as soon as possible. Photo: RTHK"> Henry Fan has urged members of the public to sign up for vaccination as soon as possible. Photo: RTHK The chairman of the Hospital Authority, Henry Fan, has...

Biden, Harris condemn anti-Asian violence

Demonstrators attend a vigil to mourn the Atlanta shooting victims at Union Square in New York, the United States, March 19, 2021. (MICHAEL NAGLE / XINHUA) WASHINGTON - US President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris condemned anti-Asian violence in the country on Friday, warning against silence and complicity in...