Laguna City blocks latest to go into lockdown

Laguna City blocks latest to go into lockdown The government on Sunday announced its third “ambush-style” lockdown in less than a week, requiring all residents of two blocks of Laguna City in Lam Tin to take a Covid-19 test. Residents of Blocks 5 and 7 will need to take the...

CE, liaison office head meet injured police officers

2021-01-31 HKT 23:03" title="Carrie Lam and Luo Huining met more than a hundred officers at police headquarters in Wan Chai and Tsim Sha Tsui police station. Photo courtesy: Information Services Department"> Carrie Lam and Luo Huining met more than a hundred officers at police headquarters in Wan Chai and Tsim...

Third runway projects suspended over Covid outbreak

Third runway projects suspended over Covid outbreak Authorities have issued a mandatory testing order for around 3,000 workers at two construction sites at the airport's third runway project following a cluster outbreak there. Speaking at a press briefing on Saturday, the Centre for Health Protection's Dr Albert Au said construction...

Social welfare deputy director dies at 59

2021-01-30 HKT 15:04" title="The deputy head of the Social Welfare Department, Lam Ka-tai, passed away on Saturday morning. File Photo: RTHK"> The deputy head of the Social Welfare Department, Lam Ka-tai, passed away on Saturday morning. File Photo: RTHK The Deputy Director of Social Welfare, Lam Ka-tai, has died at...

Experts stress need for final trial vaccine data

Experts stress need for final trial vaccine data SAR government vaccine advisors on Saturday said they would only approve Covid vaccines for emergency use after phase three clinical trial results had been provided. The government has placed one of its vaccine orders with mainland firm Sinovac, but plans for the...

Nabela Qoser signs 120-day RTHK contract

2021-01-30 HKT 13:05" title="Nabela Qoser has been working at RTHK in the capacity of assistant programme officer for more than three years. File Photo: RTHK"> Nabela Qoser has been working at RTHK in the capacity of assistant programme officer for more than three years. File Photo: RTHK RTHK on Saturday...

HK ready for more BNO countermeasures: Teresa Cheng

HK ready for more BNO countermeasures: Teresa Cheng 2021-01-30 HKT 12:44" title="But Civil Service secretary Patrick Nip said people should not link the BNO passports matter with the nationality of government staff. Photo: RTHK"> But Civil Service secretary Patrick Nip said people should not link the BNO passports matter with...

HK economy suffers record battering over Covid

2021-01-29 HKT 17:34" title="A slowdown in economic activity due to Covid-19 is blamed for the record GDP contraction. File photo: RTHK"> A slowdown in economic activity due to Covid-19 is blamed for the record GDP contraction. File photo: RTHK Maggie Ho reports The Hong Kong economy has taken a record...

Covid cluster emerges at another housing block

Covid cluster emerges at another housing block Health officials on Friday ordered some people living in a private residential building in Tsuen Wan to be put under quarantine after a cluster of coronavirus cases emerged there. Six residents from four different units on the 18th floor of Block R at...

UK disappointed by Beijing BNO stance

2021-01-30 HKT 09:59" title="The BNO visa gives those with BNO status a pathway to full UK citizenship. Photo: Shutterstock"> The BNO visa gives those with BNO status a pathway to full UK citizenship. Photo: Shutterstock Britain's foreign ministry says it is disappointed, but not surprised, by Beijing's decision not to...