‘Unvaccinated teachers may have to get routine tests’

Education minister Kevin Yeung said on Saturday that teachers who are not vaccinated may be ordered to do regular Covid tests, as the bureau considers resuming full-day classes for secondary students in the new school year. Speaking after a radio programme, Yeung said the bureau will assess the situation by...

Jimmy Lai’s assets frozen under national security law

The government has frozen media tycoon Jimmy Lai's personal assets, using new powers available to authorities under the Beijing-imposed national security law for the first time. Lai is facing three security-related charges, and is already serving a 14-month sentence after being convicted of taking part in unauthorised assemblies in August...

Civil servant resignation rate hits 14-year high

The government says more than 1,800 civil servants resigned in the last financial year – the highest figure since 2006. In a document submitted to the Legislative Council, the Civil Service Bureau said those who quit between April 2020 and March 2021 accounted for about one percent of the government’s...

Panels propose new name for liberal studies

2021-03-31 HKT 19:14" title="Advisory panels have recommended the Education Bureau to rename the liberal studies subject as "Citizenship and Social Development". Photo: RTHK"> Advisory panels have recommended the Education Bureau to rename the liberal studies subject as "Citizenship and Social Development". Photo: RTHK Panels advising the Education Bureau have proposed...