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All Hong Kong Smart ID card replacement centres will resume services on February 1, 2021, the Immigration Department announced on Wednesday.

But the statement said the centres will only process renewal for those who completed earlier applications, for those with appointments, and for those who will collect their ne...

January 29, 2021
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Authorities cordoned off blocks of a building in North Point around 7 pm Thursday, marking the third Covid-19-related lockdown in the city as 39 new cases were recorded.

A government statement said the “restricted area” included Blocks A, B, C & D of Tung Fat Building in North Point. Under previous lockdown...

January 28, 2021
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The government ended the second coronavirus-related lockdown in Hong Kong early Wednesday morning, confirming one Covid-19 case among around 330 who got tested in the “restricted area” in Yau Ma Tei.

In a statement Wednesday, the government said 96 of 306 households authorities visited in the past 11 hours did n...

January 27, 2021
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A second localized lockdown was imposed in a "restricted area" in Yau Ma Tei as Hong Kong health authorities reported 64 new Covid-19 infections on Tuesday.

This comes as Chief Executive Carrie Lam said this morning that Hong Kong may see more “ambush-style" lockdowns to stop residents from leaving in advance.

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January 26, 2021
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The Hong Kong government announced on Monday it approved a total of HK$9.7 million in grants to four agencies giving aid to typhoon victims in the Philippines.

In a statement, the government said the fund will be used to give hygiene, household, and education kits as well as water purification items...

January 25, 2021
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A Filipina domestic worker was accused of stealing HK$768,000 from her employer’s bank account in the course of 14 months.

J. J. Garaza faced Magistrate Bina Chainrai at the Eastern Court Monday.

Garaza, 33, was charged with steal...

January 25, 2021
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Authorities disinfected the streets of Jordan in the wee hours of Monday as the government lifted the lockdown there.(Photo from Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan/Facebook)

The government on early Monday morning ended the lockdown in an area in Jordan where all residents ...

January 25, 2021
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The government imposed a lockdown on 16 blocks in Jordan early Saturday morning, barring its residents from leaving their homes for at least 48 hours—or until everyone living there has gotten tested.

Those living in flats in a “restricted” area bordered by Kansu Street in the north, Woosung Street in the east,...

January 23, 2021
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Tenants of C Flats in Kensington Plaza in Jordan on Friday were ordered evacuated amid a Covid-19 outbreak in the building.

The Centre for Health Protection reported that the asymptomatic residents of Kensington Plaza in Parkes Street will be sent to quarantine centers.

At least 10 cases from five...

January 22, 2021
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Four Filipinos were arrested since Sunday for using ATM cards and bank accounts which ended up getting involved in money laundering cases, the Philippine Consulate said. Philippine Consul General Raly Tejada confirmed to Hong Kong News Wednesday that they are currently assisting the said Filipinos. Consul Paul Saret who heads the Assistance t...

January 22, 2021