Four more imported Covid cases reported

Health officials on Wednesday reported four new imported Covid-19 cases, involving three women and a man. The patients, aged between 23 and 43, flew in from the Philippines, Indonesia and Singapore. All were fully vaccinated and tested positive during quarantine. Three of them were found to be carrying the mutated...

HK records four new imported Covid cases

Health officials on Monday reported four new imported Covid-19 cases. The patients, aged between 23 and 85, flew in from Indonesia, Egypt and the Philippines and did not show any symptoms. Meanwhile, the Centre for Health Protection ordered Covid tests for people who had recently stayed at the Aigburth and...

Hong Kong records four new imported Covid cases

The Centre for Health Protection on Friday reported four new imported Covid-19 cases. The three men and one woman, who returned from the Philippines and Pakistan, were all fully vaccinated. Separately, health authorities ordered residents at block three of Tung Chung's Caribbean Coast phase one to get tested after a...

HK bans Manila airline over Covid cases

Health authorities suspended flights from Manila operated by Cebu Pacific Air on Friday – less than a week after fully vaccinated domestic helpers from Indonesia and the Philippines were allowed to come here to work. The flight ban, which will be in place until September 16, was triggered after four...

Business group says shift to e-payments long overdue

The president of the Hong Kong Small and Medium Enterprises Association, Pam Mak, said on Sunday that some businesses are finding it difficult to familiarise themselves with electronic payment platforms – but the shift is long overdue. "You can see in all over the world, people are using electronic payment......

HK Journalists Association elects new leadership

The Hong Kong Journalists Association on Saturday elected a new chairman and a new executive committee. Former vice-chairman of the association, Ronson Chan, from Stand News is replacing veteran journalist Chris Yeung as the new head of the group. The new appointment comes amid fears that the city’s press freedom...

Hong Kong reports four imported Covid cases

Health authorities on Wednesday reported four new imported Covid-19 cases. One of the them – a 32-year-old man from Lebanon who was undergoing quarantine at a hotel in Sai Ying Pun – started displaying symptoms on Sunday. The other three imported infections – from Austria, Sri Lanka and Indonesia –...

Activists jailed for joining banned June 4 vigil

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong and district councillors Lester Shum, Tiffany Yuen and Jannelle Leung were jailed for between four and 10 months on Thursday for taking part in a June 4 vigil that had been banned by the authorities. Wong received 10 months behind bars, Shum six months and the...

Three jailed over riot they had no actual role in

The District Court on Wednesday handed down jail sentences of at least four years to three people convicted of rioting in Tsuen Wan during anti-government protests in 2019 – even though the judge acknowledged there was no evidence they had any actual role in the riot. District Court judge Ernest...

Four arrested over HK$16mn highway robbery

Four arrested over HK$16mn highway robbery Police said they arrested four men in connection with a robbery on a car in Yau Ma Tei. Officers said the robbers crashed their car into the victim's vehicle on Hoi Po Road and smashed the windows with hammers before stealing HK$16 million in...

HK reports zero local cases again after four months

2021-03-27 HKT 14:31" title="It's been more than four months since Hong Kong reported no new Covid-19 infections. Image: Shutterstock"> It's been more than four months since Hong Kong reported no new Covid-19 infections. Image: Shutterstock For the first time in more than four months, Hong Kong has reported no new...

Four people sent to hospital after jabs

2021-03-15 HKT 01:42" title="People queue up at a community vaccination centre. Photo: Reuters"> People queue up at a community vaccination centre. Photo: Reuters The government says four people were sent to hospital on Sunday after receiving their Covid-19 vaccinations. Two have been discharged and the other two have been kept...

Govt move will see off at least four councillors

Govt move will see off at least four councillors Four serving district councillors will almost certainly lose their seats under the government's plans to extend an oath of allegiance system, Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Erick Tsang said on Tuesday. The government intends to require district councillors to take...

Hong Kong reports 16 new coronavirus cases

2021-02-22 HKT 17:00" title="The Centre for Health Protection says four of the 13 locally acquired cases had no clear source. File photo: RTHK"> The Centre for Health Protection says four of the 13 locally acquired cases had no clear source. File photo: RTHK The Centre for Health Protection on Monday...

Radio host denied bail in sedition case

2021-02-10 HKT 17:33" title="Wan Yiu-sing is charged with four counts of acting with a seditious intention."> Wan Yiu-sing is charged with four counts of acting with a seditious intention. The West Kowloon Magistracy on Wednesday denied bail to a radio host accused of acting with seditious intent. Chief magistrate Victor...