East Asia

CAS exercise "Libra" concludes successfully (with photos)


     A large-scale exercise held biennially by the Civil Aid Service (CAS) concluded successfully today (September 26). The exercise, codenamed "Libra", was held on September 25 and 26.

     In a simulated scenario of a super typhoon striking Hong Kong, the CAS was deployed to assist the rescue operation,...Read More »

Government gazettes compulsory testing notice

     The Government exercises the power under the Prevention and Control of Disease (Compulsory Testing for Certain Persons) Regulation (Cap. 599J) and publishes in the Gazette a compulsory testing notice, which requires any person who had been present at three specified premises during the specified period (persons subject to...Read More »

CE commences visit to Xi'an (with photos)


     The Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam, departed Chongqing for Xi'an today (September 26) and began her visit programme in Shaanxi Province.

     After arriving in Xi'an, Mrs Lam, accompanied by the Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Caspar Tsui, met with the Governor of Shaanxi Province, Mr Zhao Yide...Read More »

COVID-19 Vaccination Programme statistics

     The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has been implemented for 213 days since February 26, 2021.
     So far, about 8 574 100 doses of vaccines have been administered under the Vaccination Programme. Details are as follows:

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