HK receives WHO award

The World No Tobacco Day award presented to the Department of Health by the World Health Organization (WHO) is a recognition of its hard...

Elderly care vouchers available

The Social Welfare Department is inviting eligible seniors to apply for the fifth batch of vouchers under the Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service...

Muse Fest HK set

The Leisure & Cultural Services Department will hold the Muse Fest HK 2019 from June 22 to July 7.   The festival will comprise about 100 programmes...

Palliative care consultation set

The Government will launch a public consultation in the second half of this year on arrangements of advance directives and relevant end-of-life care.   Secretary for...

Insurance proposals welcomed

The Food & Health Bureau today welcomed a Consumer Council report that recommends enhancing the standard and transparency of private health insurance products.   The “Creating...

1 measles case reported

The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a new measles case involving a 32-year-old man.   The patient developed a fever and runny nose on May...

Health meeting held

The Food & Health Bureau convened the fourth meeting of the High-level Steering Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) today.  The committee met to discuss the...

3 events get ‘M’ Mark

The Major Sports Events Committee today announced it awarded "M" Mark status to three events to be held in June.   They are the FIVB Volleyball...

CE visits Kai Tak Dev’t Area

Chief Executive Carrie Lam today visited a primary school and Hong Kong Children’s Hospital in the Kai Tak Development Area.   Mrs Lam first visited Po...

Mail service needs proper address

Hongkong Post today urged house owners who have not applied for official building numbers for their properties in rural areas to do so as...

Signature project opens

An opening ceremony for the "Construction of Lift Tower at Shung Yan Street in Kwun Tong" under the Kwun Tong District Signature Project Scheme...

HK, Japan cultural chiefs meet

Secretary for Home Affairs Lau Kong-wah today visited the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology of Japan in Tokyo.   Mr Lau met State...

Anti-rodent work inspected

Secretary for Food & Health Prof Sophia Chan inspected the rodent prevention and control work in Sham Shui Po today.   Officers from the Food &...

Jane Goodall expo set

The "Becoming Jane – Inspiring a Shared Planet" exhibition will be held at the Science Museum tomorrow.   It highlights some of the amazing stories and experiences of...

Lau Kong-wah tours art festival

Secretary for Home Affairs Lau Kong-wah continued his Japan trip by visiting Takamatsu in Kagawa Prefecture.   Mr Lau met Kagawa Prefecture Governor Keizo Hamada last...

Children’s commission meets

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung today chaired the fourth meeting of the Commission on Children where members agreed to implement a public engagement plan.   Mr Cheung...

Basic Law workshop set

The Constitutional & Mainland Affairs Bureau will hold a Constitution & Basic Law family workshop in West Kowloon this weekend.   The workshop will be held at...

Underground dev’t views sought

The Civil Engineering & Development Department and the Planning Department today launched a public engagement campaign to seek views on a conceptual scheme to...

Building an inclusive HK

Chief Secretary Matthew...

Lau Kong-wah visits Japan

Secretary for Home Affairs Lau Kong-wah started his Japan trip by visiting Kagoshima.   Mr Lau met Kagoshima Prefecture Governor Satoshi Mitazono yesterday night to brief him...

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