VCREDIT Announces 2021 Annual Results

HONG KONG, Mar 24, 2022 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - VCREDIT Holdings Limited ("VCREDIT" or the "Group"; stock code: 2003.HK), a leading independent online consumer finance provider in China, is pleased to announce its audited consolidated results for the year ended 31 December 2021 (the "Year"). During the Year,...

VCREDIT Announces a Final Dividend of HK15 cents

HONG KONG, Mar 24, 2022 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - VCREDIT Holdings Limited ("VCREDIT" or the "Group"; stock code: 2003.HK), a leading independent online consumer finance provider in China, is pleased to announce its audited consolidated results for the year ended 31 December 2021 (the "Year"). During the Year,...

Chemical in plastic raises risk of cancer: HKBU study

Researchers at Hong Kong Baptist University say they have found that exposure to a chemical widely used in plastic containers can increase the risk of people getting breast cancer. Bisphenol S, or BPS, was originally touted as a safer chemical than its relative BPA, which has been linked to human...

Expert: quarantine aircrew to stop new variant

Infectious diseases expert Joseph Tsang said on Monday that the government should consider further narrowing quarantine exemption to prevent a new and potentially more transmissible Covid variant from entering the community. Tsang made the comment on an RTHK programme a few days after a man from London was found to...

Govt urged to further narrow Covid exemption rules

Infectious diseases expert Joseph Tsang said on Monday that the government should consider further narrowing quarantine exemption to prevent a new and potentially more transmissible Covid variant from entering the community. Tsang made the comment on an RTHK programme a few days after a man from London was found to...

‘People still need to get their flu shots’

The head of the Medical Association on Monday said it's important for people to get their seasonal flu vaccination, despite admitting that the risk of a flu epidemic was low as everyone was wearing masks. Dr Choi Kin said the risk of death was much higher, and the symptoms of...

Risk of helpers bringing in Covid is limited: expert

Infectious disease expert Joseph Tsang said on Monday that the government has to make sure a centralised quarantine system is in place for thousands of domestic helpers who are expected to start flying in from the Philippines soon. His comments came after reports that at least 3,000 fully inoculated Filipino...

‘HK right to follow Beijing on mainland risk levels’

Leading microbiologist Ho Pak-leung has expressed support for the government’s move to adopt Beijing's Covid-19 risk assessments for mainland cities. Over the weekend the SAR government reversed its decision to stop Hongkongers returning to the territory from Guangdong without undergoing quarantine, after the province confirmed an infection in Guangzhou. Following...

Minister admits ‘confusion’ on quarantine U-turn

Civil Service Secretary Patrick Nip on Sunday admitted there had been “confusion” over the administration's U-turn on the suspension of quarantine-free entry to Hong Kong via Guangdong, but said officials will learn from the experience. The Centre for Health Protection on Saturday originally announced that it will upgrade the risk...