No face mask delivery backlog

Customs today clarified that it did not cause a backlog of imported face masks.   It made the statement to dismiss recent rumours that a backlog...

Quarantine implementation smooth

The Government said the implementation of a 14-day compulsory quarantine on people entering Hong Kong from the Mainland starting February 8 has been generally...

Police reject online report

Police today rejected a report by an online magazine titled “Police and triads appear on the same occasion”, which alleged that police officers attended a banquet...

Gov’t assists residents in Japan

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government is providing assistance to Hong Kong residents quarantined for the novel coronavirus on a cruise in Japan.   The Immigration Department...

Arrivals down

(To watch the video with sign language interpretation, click here.)   The Government today said arrival figures to Hong Kong decreased significantly since services at several...

Masks pass safety tests

Customs has sent 20 surgical mask samples to the Government Laboratory for testing and found that all of them comply with safety requirements and there...

109 mask scams reported

Police have so far received 109 reports of fraudulent claims in which victims lost contact with self-proclaimed surgical mask sellers after making pre-payments for...

FSD units to provide basic services

The Fire Services Department today announced that starting from February 3, its fire protection units will provide basic and limited public services.   The arrangement was...

Questionable masks seized

Customs today seized 68,000 surgical masks with suspected false manufacturing date from a pharmacy in Mong Kok and arrested one person.   The items carry an...

Customs dismisses rumours

Customs today refuted Internet rumours claiming that the Government has listed face mask products as prohibited articles after taking into account political considerations.   It clarified...

Customs conducts mask checks

Customs launched a large-scale city-wide special operation on January 27 to conduct spot checks and inspections in various districts on surgical masks available on...

Rioters’ actions strongly condemned

Police today strongly condemned rioters’ violent and illegal acts, which endangered public safety.   In a statement, Police said masked rioters gathering in Mong Kok paralysed...

HK bans Hubei residents to fight virus

Hong Kong will impose restrictions on all Hubei Province residents and people who visited the province in the past 14 days from entering the...

Gov’t mourns customs officers

Chief Executive Carrie Lam and senior officials today expressed shock and sadness over the passing of three customs officers while carrying out their duties in...

Kenya offers visa on arrival

The Republic of Kenya will grant entry visas upon arrival to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region passport holders, the Immigration Department announced today.   HKSAR passport holders...

Gov’t explains walk-out

The Government today expressed regret over unfounded allegations against the Commissioner of Police and the Force by a number of Tsuen Wan District Council...

LNY travellers to reach 5.9m

The Immigration Department estimates about 5.94 million travellers will pass through Hong Kong’s boundary control points during the Lunar New Year holiday.   Among them, 4.42...

4 arrested in customs raids

Customs today announced they arrested four people and seized 2,200 items during operations against the sale of infringing goods in Central.   The items, including clothing,...

Police assist with IPCC study

Police reiterated that they will continue to fully co-operate with the Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) Special Task Force in all aspects of its...

FS celebrates Int’l Customs Day

Financial Secretary Paul Chan today officiated at a reception to celebrate 2020 International Customs Day (ICD).   Mr Chan said Hong Kong Customs is making considerable...

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