Train services on Disneyland Resort Line suspended

The MTR announced on Tuesday morning that train services between Sunny Bay and Disneyland Resort stations have been suspended due to a power supply disruption. The railway company says the disruption was caused by an overhead line equipment problem on the Disneyland Resort Line. It says repairs are expected to...

Two more mobile jab stations to come into service

The government says it's adding two more Covid-19 mobile vaccination stations to serve students and people living in public housing estates from Friday. One of the stations that provides Sinovac jabs will first visit Tai Hing Estate in Tuen Mun, and move to Tin Hau Temple Fung Shui Square in...

Some testing stations closed as HK shifts strategy

Health officials closed 19 mobile Covid testing stations around town on Saturday, as Hong Kong shifted its testing strategy to cope with the surge of infections of recent weeks. To relieve the burden on overwhelmed public laboratories, the government announced a series of policy changes on Friday, including its decision...

DB Plaza one of 53 sites hit with testing order

A community organiser from the group DB Watchdog says a new compulsory testing order, covering the main plaza in Discovery Bay, will further compound problems there. The order follows a separate one, issued late on Tuesday, after sewage samples were found to contain Covid-19, and a number of people who...

Long queues form for Covid tests in Tuen Mun

Long queues formed outside some Covid testing centres in Tuen Mun on Wednesday morning, after health officials warned of silent transmission of the virus in the area. Some people outside the Siu Lun Community Hall told RTHK they arrived around an hour before the centre opened at 8am, but still...

Lawmaker urges action on long testing queues

DAB lawmaker, Holden Chow, on Thursday called on the government to improve testing arrangements in Tuen Mun, after some residents complained that they had to queue for hours despite the government opening up 10 testing sites. Authorities fear silent transmission of coronavirus in the district and have listed Tuen Mun...

Hong Kong gears up for Legco election

Hongkongers head to the polls on Sunday for the Legislative Council election, the first under the revamped system whereby only people deemed patriots will be standing. Polling stations will be open between 8.30 am and 10.30 pm. A total of 153 candidates are vying for 90 Legislative Council seats. The...

ICAC officers to appear in Legco polling stations

For the first time, anti-graft officers will be deployed at polling stations in Legislative Council elections. The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) said on Wednesday that it will deploy around 800 staff at polling stations on election day on December 19. At a press briefing, the ICAC's director of community...

Polling station at Penny’s Bay for Legco elections

Special Covid-19 arrangements will be made for December's Legislative Council elections, including the setting up of a polling station at the Penny's Bay quarantine centre catering to those under isolation. Announcing the guidelines for the December 19 polls, the chairman of the Electoral Affairs Commission (EAC), Barnabas Fung, said on...

Trains begin running on the Tuen Ma Line

Trains have begun operating on the MTR's new Tuen Ma Line, that runs between Wu Kai Sha and Tuen Mun. The MTR had arranged a special train at 5.50 am on Sunday from Sung Wong Toi station to Tuen Mun. Over a hundred people waited outside Sung Wong Toi station,...

Tung Chung residents flock to Covid testing stations

Long queues have formed outside testing stations in Tung Chung, after a resident of the area was found to have caught a mutated strain of the coronavirus via an unknown local source. Mandatory testing notices have been issued for people who have visited a shopping mall, a park, and a...