LNY fair stalls to be auctioned

The Food & Environmental Hygiene Department today reminded bidders that auctions for stalls at nine Lunar New Year fairs in the New Territories will start...

Food safety advice issued

The Centre for Food Safety today issued advice to the public on contaminants and food safety.   The advice was published in view of concerns that some of...

Welfare cases dip 0.1%

The overall Comprehensive Social Security Assistance caseload fell to 220,775 in October, down 0.1% on September, the Social Welfare Department announced today.   The total number...

Safety of tear gas backed

The Government has found no evidence that tear gas can cause dioxin poisoning, Secretary for Food & Health Prof Sophia Chan said today.   Prof Chan...

Tear gas impact explained

Secretary for Food & Health Prof Sophia Chan today said she understands the public’s concern about the impact of tear gas.   In a statement, Prof...

Cycling world cup gets ‘M’ Mark

The Major Sports Events Committee has awarded "M" Mark status to the 2019-2020 Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup, Hong Kong, China to be...

HK yearbook goes on sale

The Government's latest yearbook Hong Kong 2018, which gives extensive accounts of government policy, activities and developments in the city, went on sale today.   The...

152 HIV cases reported

A total of 152 additional cases of HIV infection were reported in the third quarter of this year, the Centre for Health Protection announced...

Gov’t to engage the public: CE

(To watch the video with sign language interpretation, click here.)   Chief Executive Carrie Lam today said the Government’s next step in going forward is to...

Welfare chief tours carer’s cafe

Secretary for Labour & Welfare Dr Law Chi-kwong today visited a community carer’s cafe to learn about its support services for carers.   Since 2018, the...

Art museum reopening set

The Museum of Art will be reopened to the public on November 30 after major expansion and renovation.   A total of 11 exhibitions will be...

Comic-themed stamps to be issued

Hongkong Post will issue a set of special stamps themed on classic comic Old Master Q.   The comic series has been immensely popular with the...

Post-election rumours refuted

The Registration & Electoral Office (REO) today dismissed an online rumour that the voter turnout in a District Council Ordinary Election constituency was greater than...

Bird watching festival underway

The Wetland Park is holding its annual Bird Watching Festival, with "Incredible Bird Parents" as this year’s theme.   Running until April 20, the event shows...

Museum summit opens

More than 30 leading figures and professionals from world-renowned museums are gathering in Hong Kong to share their foresight and innovative ideas on museum...

Museum co-operation pacts signed

Hong Kong today signed memorandums of understanding with the British Museum and Gallerie degli Uffizi to further strengthen cultural exchanges with the two world-renowned...

Rent subsidy extended

The subsidies offered to Comprehensive Social Security Assistance households living in private housing and paying rent exceeding the maximum allowance under the assistance scheme...

Art museum to reopen on Nov 30

The Hong Kong Museum of Art will reopen on November 30 with 11 new exhibitions, after major expansion and renovation.   Ordinary to Extraordinary: Stories of...

Arts fest spotlights Yim Tin Tsai

The Yim Tin Tsai Arts Festival has transformed the sleepy island village of Yim Tin Tsai into an open-air museum.   An art piece entitled Coming...

Children commission session held

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung today held the stakeholders engagement session of the Commission of Children and announced the launch of the city-wide Caring for...

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