Nine FTU members to contest in Legco polls

The Federation of Trade Unions (FTU) announced on Friday it will send nine people to stand in the upcoming Legislative Council elections. Three of them will vie for seats in the geographical constituencies, two in the functional constituencies and the rest will contest seats chosen by the Election Committee. The...

LeaveHomeSafe app required to enter wet markets: govt

Authorities on Friday said most people will have to use the LeaveHomeSafe to enter government-run wet markets as well as cooked food markets from November 1. However, the app won't be required if they visit columbarias, cemeteries, public bathhouses, refuse collection points and toilets after considering "operational needs, actual situations...

Maternal death ruled misadventure

A jury looking into the death of a woman suffering childbirth complications five years ago has decided that she died of misadventure. The coroner's court heard that after doctors at Queen Elizabeth Hospital found her baby's heartbeat to be abnormal, Liang Jinxiao, 33, who was 38 weeks' pregnant, was arranged...

DENSO Announces Second Quarter Financial Results

KARIYA, JAPAN, Oct 29, 2021 - (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - DENSO, a leading mobility supplier, today announced its global financial results for its second quarter, ending September 30, 2021, for its 2022 fiscal year, ending March 31, 2022:- Consolidated revenue totaled 2,582.9 billion yen (US$23.1 billion), a 24.5 percent...

HKEX Celebrates Success with Hong Kong Olympians

Gong-strike ceremony to open afternoon trading to recognise outstanding achievements of Hong Kong’s Olympians HKEX Foundation donates $500,000 to the Sports Legacy Scheme to promote sports among under-privileged families Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) was today (Friday) pleased to host a special Gong-strike ceremony in celebration of the outstanding...

Toyota Announces Details of All-New bZ4X BEV

Toyota City, Japan, Oct 29, 2021 - (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Toyota has announced the details of bZ4X, its all-new model BEV(1).bZ4X (Prototype vehicle)Toyota's Approach to Carbon Neutrality is "Practical and Sustainable"Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) is striving to resolve various issues to realize a sustainable society, with the aim...

More tests needed for vaccinated workers: expert

A specialist in respiratory medicine, Dr Leung Chi-chiu, on Thursday partially backed the government's move to boost Covid testing for various groups of workers, saying there's an increasing need to check whether those who are vaccinated are carrying the virus. The government says staff at places including quarantine facilities, container...

Legal status of Hong Kong Alliance in question: Court

A magistrate presiding over a national security case involving the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China has questioned whether the group can still represent itself in court after officials struck it off the Companies Register earlier this week. Principal magistrate Peter Law likened it to...

Restaurants given privacy warning over Covid forms

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner says it's found some restaurants have been failing to protect the privacy of customers who fill out their personal details to comply with the government's Covid rules. In a statement, the commissioner's office said it conducted a probe after receiving complaints, and found 11...

Covid tests to be stepped up for various groups

People considered to be at a higher risk of catching Covid-19 will have to be tested for the virus more frequently, the government said on Thursday. This includes workers at quarantine facilities, cold stores, container terminals and community testing centres, as well as medical staff at the infection control centre...

Police raid LSD’s headquarters, LGBT group

The League of Social Democrats (LSD) says the police raided its headquarters on Thursday morning, telling staff the move was part of an investigation into the now-disbanded Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF). Chan Po-ying, the political party's chairwoman, said they were told by officers that the force needed to collect...

Calls to license estate agents handling non-HK sales

The Consumer Council on Thursday called on the government to tighten regulation on real estate agents handling the sale of first-hand properties that are outside of Hong Kong by requiring them to be licensed. Currently, agents who sell only non-Hong Kong properties are exempt from licensing. Paul Lam, the council’s...