Breastfeeding support urged

The Department of Health marked World Breastfeeding Week 2019 today with an event to protect, promote and support breastfeeding through enhancing cross-sectoral collaboration.   In collaboration...

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...

Gov’t to aid hospital beds review

Secretary for Food & Health Prof Sophia Chan today said the Government will work with the Ombudsman to facilitate its investigation on the use...

Liaison with NGOs underway

The Government is working with social welfare organisations to handle and comprehend why some social workers have been arrested during recent protests, Secretary for Labour...

HK an inclusive society

(To watch the video with sign language interpretation, click here.)   Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s visit to the Kowloon Masjid & Islamic Centre yesterday underlines that...

Views sought on decarbonisation

The Council for Sustainable Development today launched the public interaction phase of an engagement exercise on the Long-term Decarbonisation Strategy.   The engagement exercise aims to raise...

New role for heritage landmark

A gem of a cultural hotspot can be found in the heart of bustling Central.   Nestled within the restored Central Police Station compound is Tai...

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...

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...

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...

Keeping traditions alive

To make an authentic traditional lantern, simple materials such as bamboo strips, iron wires, tissue paper, colourful fabrics and adhesive paste are used.   When creating...

ID check rumours clarified

The Home Affairs Department today dismissed claims that officials will visit the public to verify the validity of their personal identification documents.   The department made...

Unemployment rises to 2.9%

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 2.9% in the period between May and July, higher from 2.8% in the April and June period, the...

Astro-camp recruitment starts

The 11th Young Astronaut Training Camp is seeking recruits from local secondary schools from today until May 31.   Selected students will attend astronaut training programmes on...

World Cultures Festival set

The artistic gems of five Nordic countries will be showcased at the World Cultures Festival.   Organised by the Leisure & Cultural Services Department, the festival,...

IT subsidies for disabled open

The Jockey Club IT Scheme for People with Visual Impairment and the Central Fund for Personal Computers will be open for applications from tomorrow...

Sophia Chan visits Sham Shui Po

Secretary for Food & Health Prof Sophia Chan today toured the Caritas Medical Centre and a market during a visit to Sham Shui Po.   Prof Chan...

Pet adoption event set

A pet adoption event will be held on May 25 and 26 to encourage people to adopt abandoned or unclaimed animals.   Organised by the Agriculture,...

Pig traders urged to co-operate

Sheung Shui Slaughterhouse, where a pig tested positive for African swine fever (ASF) is now an infected site and pork traders should co-operate with...

Welfare director visits care homes

Director of Social Welfare Carol Yip today visited an elderly care home in To Kwa Wan and a care home for the disabled in...

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