5 new measles cases confirmed

Five more cases of measles infection have been confirmed, bringing the total to 25 so far this year, Centre for Health Protection Controller Dr...

New measles case reported

The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a new case of measles infection involving a 49-year-old man working at Hong Kong International Airport.   The patient...

5 more measles cases confirmed

Five new cases of measles infection have been confirmed, bringing the total to 30 so far this year, the Centre for Health Protection announced...

Another measles case reported

The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a new case of measles infection involving a 26-year-old woman.   The patient, who works at Cathay City at...

Measles jab plan enhanced

The Government will provide the second dose of measles vaccine to children aged 18 months from the first half of 2020, Secretary for Food...

Scheme fosters sport for all

There can be no doubt that there are many benefits to playing sports.   To enable primary and secondary special school students to participate in diverse...

Next ID card replacement set

The second cycle of the city-wide identity card replacement exercise will start on June 3, the Immigration Department announced today.       Hong Kong residents born in...

Anti-measles plan enhanced

The triage system for measles vaccination stations at Hong Kong International Airport will be enhanced to accord priority of the vaccine to those most...

Arts fund set for applications

The Arts Development Fund for Persons with Disabilities will open for applications from eligible organisations tomorrow.        The Government has earmarked $250 million to the arts fund...

Charitable activity logo introduced

The Government today introduced a logo for charitable fund-raising activities to help the public to identify government-approved events.   The logo must be used or shown...

Vaccination priority explained

The Government has to ensure a stable supply of measles vaccines for people really in need amid the tight supply of vaccines, Secretary for...

Safeguarding cultural heritage

Hong Kong’s intangible cultural heritage, such as Hong Kong-style milk tea, can be as captivating as historic monuments.   Also known as "silk stocking milk tea", Hong...

4.6m holiday travellers expected

The Immigration Department estimates 4.67 million passengers will pass through land, sea and air control points during the Ching Ming festive period.   About 80% of...

More airport staff have measles

Two more airport staff have contracted measles, bringing this year’s total to 36 cases, the Centre for Health Protection announced today.   A 37-year-old man had...

Working family subsidy revised

The income and asset limits of the Working Family Allowance Scheme will be raised from April 1, the Government announced today.   The new limits will...

More aid for children pledged

We believe that children are the future and hope of our society. Early stage development is of paramount importance because it is the period...

Health insurance scheme starts

The Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme will be launched on April 1 to facilitate smarter consumer choice.   Secretary for Food & Health Prof Sophia Chan today...

Art museum takes new look

The Museum of Art will reopen in November with a brand new look, offering visitors a better connection with the surrounding area.   The modern design is...

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