Compulsory testing ordered for 40 places

The government on Saturday issued compulsory testing notices for 40 places across Hong Kong. Anyone who has visited any of these premises and stayed there for more than two hours from April 17 to 23 must get a nucleic acid test for Covid-19 on Sunday or Monday. The buildings are...

Blocks in Diamond Hill locked down

Officials on Saturday locked down two residential blocks in Diamond Hill for overnight testing. The "restriction-testing declaration" on Blocks Two and Three of Bel Air Heights took effect at 4 pm and was expected to finish at around 1 pm the next day. Authorities said they issued the order after...

Daily Covid tally in Hong Kong falls to 574

The number of new Covid cases in Hong Kong has continued to edge down, with the authorities on Friday reporting 574 infections – around 50 fewer than the previous day. Albert Au from the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) said he is happy to see the daily caseload shrink, but...

Inflation hit 1.7 percent in March

Inflation has gathered pace according to new official figures, with overall consumer prices rising 1.7 percent year-on-year in March, with the cost of basic food items such as fresh vegetables seeing the most significant increases. The first two months of the year had seen an average increase of 1.4 percent....

41 people arrested for alleged cannabis trafficking

Police have arrested 41 people, including secondary school and university students, for allegedly trafficking or possessing cannabis. The haul is worth more than HK$1.96 million. The suspects, aged 18 to 54, also include professionals like accountants and engineers. So far, five have been charged. Chief inspector Ip Sau-lan from the...

Govt tight-lipped on high-speed rail line subsidies

Transport officials on Friday wouldn't disclose how much money the MTR has been given to compensate it for losses due to the suspension of high-speed rail services to the mainland. Cross-border express trains from the West Kowloon terminus have been suspended since January 30, 2020 because of the Covid pandemic....

Restaurant fined over birthday party scandal

A Wan Chai restaurant which hosted a controversial Covid-hit birthday party attended by government officials and lawmakers has been fined HK$6,000 after admitting violating infection control rules. A representative of Reserva Iberica pleaded guilty in Eastern Magistracy on Friday to failing to display the correct floor plan regarding the restaurant's...

‘Keeping pools closed will cost HK elite swimmers’

A group of swimming coaches on Friday urged the authorities to reopen pools as soon as possible, saying the prolonged closures may affect the grooming of future elite swimmers. Speaking at a press conference, Ng Yuk-kong, a committee member of the Hong Kong China Swimming Association, said his swimming club...

Public exam candidates wake early for rapid tests

Long lines of students formed outside schools on Friday morning as they were hustled to comply with special anti-Covid measures put in place for this year’s university entrance exams. On the first day of the Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) examination, about 46,700 pupils sat the English exam. Before they...

Russia imposes sanctions on US vice-president, Meta CEO

People walk past the Russian Foreign Ministry headquarters in Moscow on April 5, 2022. (ALEXANDER NEMENOV / AFP) MOSCOW/WASHINGTON/KYIV - Russia has imposed personal sanctions on 29 US citizens, including US Vice-President Kamala Harris and Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and 61 Canadian citizens, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday. A...

COVID-19: Portugal removes mask mandates

People wearing face masks ride the Gloria funicular in Lisbon on April 19, 2022. (ARMANDO FRANCA / AP) TORONTO / FRANKFURT / HELSINKI / WASHINGTON / LISBON - Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on Thursday issued a government decree removing the mandatory use of masks for almost all situations. According to the president's website,...

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Compulsory testing notice issued for 40 places

The government on Friday issued compulsory testing notices for 40 places across Hong Kong. Anyone who has visited any of these premises and stayed there for more than two hours from April 9 to April 22 must get a nucleic acid test for Covid-19 on Saturday or Sunday. The buildings...