Creative China Co-distributes Six Foreign Imported Films

HONG KONG, Oct 20, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Creative China Holdings Limited ("Creative China" or the "Group"; stock code: 8368) today announced that it and its wholly-owned subsidiary CCH Film Production Limited have entered into a cooperation agreement with consideration at around RMB30 million (equivalent to about...

‘Tighten exemption system before border reopens’

A deputy to the National People’s Congress, Michael Tien, on Monday called on the government to tighten its quarantine exemption system, saying this could be key to reopening the border with the mainland. Tien made the suggestion after a Russian diplomat in Hong Kong was confirmed with Covid-19 over the...

Stay home, Beijing tells HK delegate Tam Yiu-chung

Hong Kong's sole delegate to the nation's top legislative body, Tam Yiu-chung, says he has been barred from attending the committee's meeting in Beijing next week – due to the recent discovery of an untraceable Covid-19 case in Hong Kong. In a video uploaded to the DAB's social media page,...

Customs seize 3,000kg of lobster in smuggling bust

Customs officials said on Friday that they had seized more than 3,000 kilogrammes of Australian lobster that they believed was to be smuggled to the mainland by sea. Thirteen people were arrested, some on suspicion of making inadequate import declarations. Rita Li from customs' syndicate crimes investigation bureau said authorities...

It’ll take some time to re-open mainland border: CE

Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Thursday it'll be "a rather lengthy process" for quarantine-free travel to happen between the SAR and the mainland. At a Legislative Council question-and-answer session on the policy address, she said the issue is at the top of her government's agenda. DAB lawmaker Gary Chan...

Govt working on ‘cross-border code’: pandemic adviser

A pandemic adviser to the government says the Innovation and Technology Bureau is developing an app specifically for Hongkongers to travel to the mainland, but officials across the border also want stricter Covid rules to be introduced in the SAR. David Hui said the so-called "cross-border code" will likely be...

Make health code an option for HKers: Regina Ip

Executive Councillor Regina Ip says she doesn’t think the border to the mainland would be reopened within this year, as the vaccination rate here hasn’t reached the herd immunity barrier and many of Hong Kong's anti-epidemic measures are not in line with the mainland. “Some said it’s because we don’t...

Eight ex-Shenzhen detainees appear in court

Eight Hongkongers who were detained by mainland authorities for illegally crossing into mainland waters on a speedboat last year have been remanded back in custody after a brief appearance at the District Court. Liu Tsz-man, Cheng Tsz-ho, Cheung Chun-fu, Cheung Ming-yu, Yim Man-him, Wong Wai-yin, Li Tsz-yin and Kok Tsz-lun...

Tai Hing Announces 2021 Interim Results

HONG KONG, Aug 27, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Tai Hing Group Holdings Limited ("Tai Hing Group" or the "Group"; stock code: 6811), a multi-brand casual dining restaurant group with roots in Hong Kong and a network of more than 220 restaurants in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Macau,...

Emperor W&J Announces 2021 Interim Results

HONG KONG, Aug 24, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Emperor Watch & Jewellery Limited (the "Group" or "Emperor W&J") (Stock code: 887), a leading retailer of European-made watches and fine jewellery, announced its interims results for the six months ended 30 June 2021 (the "Period").As pandemic containment has...

Quarantine exemptions for mainland returnees shelved

Hong Kong moved to insulate itself from a worsening Covid-19 situation on the mainland on Wednesday, by suspending quarantine exemptions for residents returning from anywhere on the mainland bar Guangdong. Up to 6,000 residents could return to Hong Kong each day from the mainland, without being subject to compulsory quarantine,...

‘HK nearly able to resume travel with mainland’

Infectious diseases expert David Hui said on Saturday that Hong Kong is "nearly able" to resume travel with the mainland and Macau, though it still needs to look into a few Covid cases. He said authorities need to see if a 27-year-old man who works at the airport has spread...

Exco member calls for ‘Greater Bay business bubbles’

Executive councillor Jeffrey Lam says the government should seek to set up “business travel bubbles” with Greater Bay cities as an incentive for people to receive the Covid-19 vaccines. Speaking on an RTHK programme on Monday, Lam said the government should ask the central authorities to allow up to 1,000...

Michael Tien: antibody tests can help reopen border

Roundtable lawmaker Michael Tien has called on the government to step up testing at the border – including checking travellers for Covid-19 antibodies – to encourage Shenzhen authorities to drop travel restrictions. Speaking on RTHK's Backchat programme, Tien said tighter measures for people arriving in the SAR from elsewhere in...

New Territories lag behind mainland villages: CY

Former chief executive CY Leung said on Monday that even poorer, remote areas of the mainland are thriving a lot more than parts of Hong Kong, and it's time people in the SAR start making the most of Beijing's plans for the country. Speaking at a seminar to discuss the...

Two mainland returnees among latest Covid cases

Two mainland returnees among latest Covid cases Health officials said on Tuesday that two returnees from the mainland had tested positive for Covid-19, but there is no evidence so far to suggest they had been infected there. The pair returned to Hong Kong separately, but within a few hours of...