Top private club among 48 places listed for testing

The government on Sunday said it had ordered compulsory testing for Covid-19 at 48 locations across the SAR, including an exclusive private club in Central. Anyone who has visited any of these premises and stayed there for the length of time and on the dates specified must get a nucleic...

Honda Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Teito Motor Transportation and kokusai motorcars as Part of Aim to Launch Autonomous Vehicle Mobility Service in Central Tokyo

HIROSHIMA, Japan, Apr 21, 2022 - (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Honda Mobility Solutions Co., Ltd. (HMS), a Honda subsidiary for mobility service (MaaS) business in Japan, today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two transportation (e.g. taxi and limousine) service providers in Japan, namely Teito...

‘More changes to election system may be on the cards’

Hong Kong’s member of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC), Tam Yiu-chung, says the work report of a top Beijing official suggests the central government could be planning a further revamp of the SAR's electoral system. The chairman of the NPCSC, Li Zhanshu, unveiled his annual work report on...

At least 27 soldiers killed in central Mali attack

BAMAKO - A militant attack on an army base in central Mali on Friday killed at least 27 soldiers and wounded 33 more, the government said. Seven soldiers are still missing following the complex attack in the rural commune of Mondoro, which involved car bombs, according to a government statement....

Beijing will help HK win the war against Covid: CE

Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Monday released a video-recorded speech reassuring people that the government will continue to mobilise all available resources to fight Covid-19, and expressing confidence that the city will overcome its hardship thanks to Beijing’s full support. During the eight-minute-long video, Lam said her administration is finalising...

Central post office closed due to Covid infections

The General Post Office in Central was closed on Tuesday for disinfection, after two staff there tested preliminary positive for Covid-19. Hongkong Post said the two postmen’s daily duties involved back-office work and accepting mail items at counters behind a partition. It added that the office will resume services after...

Carrie Lam thanks President Xi for his care

Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Wednesday that the government is determined to utilise Beijing's support, unite various sectors in society and do all it can to tackle the coronavirus outbreaks. On behalf of the SAR government and Hong Kong citizens, Lam thanked President Xi Jinping for his concern and...

Central Post Office closed over Covid

The General Post Office in Central is closed for Wednesday and Thursday, after a postman tested preliminary positive for Covid-19. Hongkong Post says he checks mail at the counter and collects post boxes. It's arranged all his colleagues to test for the coronavirus, and the facilities and mail items will...

Terrorism hike in Central African Republic targets UN

A United Nations peacekeeper waits for a helicopter, operated by United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic staff to land in Paoua on Dec 2, 2021. (BARBARA DEBOUT / AFP) UNITED NATIONS - United Nations Peacekeepers report a significant increase in terrorist attacks in the Central African...

Legco 2021: Kowloon Central

Three candidates are vying for the two seats up for grabs in the Kowloon Central geographical constituency in the upcoming Legislative Council elections. The Legco hopefuls say housing issues and epidemic control are some of their top priorities should they win a seat on December 19. They told RTHK why...

Eight hurt after car rolls backwards in Central

Two women were rushed to Queen Mary Hospital in an unconscious state on Friday after a car rolled backwards, before stopping at the junction of Peel Street and Staunton Street in Central. The two were among eight pedestrians, four males and four females, who were injured. The accident happened at...

CCMGT Awarded the “ListCo Excellence Awards 2021”

HONG KONG, Dec 9, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - CENTRAL CHINA MANAGEMENT COMPANY LIMITED ("CCMGT" or the "Company", stock code: 9982.HK) is pleased to announce that the Company has been recently awarded the "ListCo Excellence Awards 2021", proving that the Company has been recognized by the commercial circles...

TD cuts bridge speed limits, ferry services suspended

Transport services were disrupted by the advent of tropical storm Lionrock after the Observatory issued the number 8 signal on Saturday morning, with ferry services suspended and speed limits cut for major bridges. The Transport Department urged motorists to drive carefully, pay special attention to traffic and transport arrangements and...