Indonesia’s Pertamina Accelerates Energy Transition

JAKARTA, Mar 20, 2022 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - State-owned PT Pertamina (Persero), an energy company that has been active in the global arena, reaffirmed its commitment as a company that cares about the environment, social aspects and good corporate governance, setting the energy transition program as the company's...

New Covid cases fall to three-week low of 16,597

Health authorities on Saturday reported 16,597 new Covid-19 infections – a three-week low and 3,485 cases fewer than the day before. Of the new cases, 7,528 were detected by PCR tests, while 9,069 were reported by people who took rapid tests themselves. There were 14 imported cases, including 13 who...

Extra test needed for those going from HK to mainland

People travelling to the mainland or Macau by land from Monday will be required to do an additional PCR test at the Hong Kong port, as SAR officials move to prevent infections from spreading to the mainland. Currently, travellers passing through the Shenzhen Bay Port or the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge...

Govt to send anti-epidemic kits to everyone: CE

Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Saturday that the government will mobilise community groups to distribute anti-epidemic kits to all residents in Hong Kong this month. The kits will include masks, rapid antigen test kits, and Chinese medicine, she said during her daily press conference on the pandemic. The CE...

About 670 Covid cases found in overnight lockdowns

Health authorities on Saturday found around 670 preliminary positive cases during overnight lockdowns of ten buildings in Aberdeen, Tuen Mun, Kwai Chung, Kwun Tong, Wong Tai Sin and Tseung Kwan O. Four buildings in Kwai Chung and Tuen Mun were cordoned off on Friday, and around 3,380 residents from Tip...

‘Ease Covid rules when 90 percent of HK fully jabbed’

Government expert adviser Ivan Hung on Saturday said that Hong Kong could gradually relax social distancing measures when the epidemic further eases and when over 90 percent of the population is fully vaccinated. Speaking on a radio programme, the University of Hong Kong professor said he believes Hong Kong has...

Police encourage public to join anti-terrorism drill

Police Commissioner Raymond Siu has called on members of the public to take part in anti-terrorism drills, saying it is important for all sectors of society to play a role. Speaking on an RTHK TV programme, the police chief said apart from conducting drills with other disciplined services, officers also...