East Asia

Updated traffic and public transport situation after Typhoon Mangkhut

     The Transport Department (TD) today (September 19) said that the relevant departments including the Highways Department, the Fire Services Department, the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department and the Civil Engineering and Development Department have been working at full strength to clear road surfaces affected by Typhoon Mangkhut so as to...Read More »

Fatal traffic accident in Sheung Shui

Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Sheung Shui last night (September 18) in which a 43-year-old man died.

At about 11.05pm, a motorcycle driven by the 43-year-old man was travelling along Fanling Highway towards Tai Po. When approaching near Nam Wa Po, it reportedly rammed into a...Read More »

HAD's emergency hotline stood down

     The Home Affairs Department's emergency hotline 2835 1473 has ceased to operate.

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Correctional officers stop assault on person in custody

     Correctional officers stopped a person in custody assaulting another person in custody at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre today (September 18).

     At 4.06pm, a 39-year-old male person in custody suddenly attacked a 28-year-old male person in custody while working inside the kitchen. Officers at the scene immediately stopped the assailant.

     The victim sustained minor injuries to his head. After examination and...Read More »

Import of poultry meat and products from Karoo Hoogland Local Municipality in South Africa suspended

     The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today (September 18) that in view of a notification from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza in Karoo Hoogland Local Municipality in South Africa, the...Read More »

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