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Fatal traffic accident in Ngau Tau Kok

     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Ngau Tau Kok this afternoon (May 26) in which an 85-year-old man died.

     At about 2.42pm, a private car driven by a 47-year-old woman was travelling along Kwun Tong Road eastbound. When reaching outside Lower Ngau Tau Kok Estate, it reportedly lost control...Read More »

Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Swimming Pool temporarily closed

Attention TV/radio announcers:

Please broadcast the following as soon as possible and repeat it at regular intervals:

     Here is an item of interest to swimmers.

     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (May 26) that Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Swimming Pool in Yuen Long District has been temporarily closed for cleaning...Read More »

Make prior work arrangements for rainstorms

     The Labour Department (LD) today (May 26) reminded employers to make prior work arrangements for staff during and after rainstorms.
     "To avoid disputes and confusion, employers should make prior work arrangements for staff and contingency measures during and after rainstorms," an LD spokesman said.
     "In...Read More »

Liquor Licensing Board to meet on Tuesday

The following is issued on behalf of the Liquor Licensing Board:

     The Liquor Licensing Board will meet on Tuesday (May 28) to consider three applications for new issue and renewal of liquor licences.

     The applications are (not in order of discussion):

WO in Tai Kok Tsui

New Territories:
FAN DINING...Read More »

Employers, contractors and employees should be aware of electrical safety at work during rainstorm

     As the rainstorm warning has been issued by the Hong Kong Observatory, the Labour Department (LD) reminds employers and contractors that they should adopt necessary work arrangements and take suitable safety measures to protect the safety of their employees when they are carrying out electrical work or handling electrical plant.

     A...Read More »

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