East Asia

Grant approved for flood victims in Nepal

     The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has accepted the advice of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee and approved from the Disaster Relief Fund a grant of $3.009 million to Amity Foundation, Hong Kong for providing relief to flood victims in Nepal.
 
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Air mail services to Afghanistan return to normal

     Hongkong Post announced today (August 20) that air mail services (including letters and parcels) to Afghanistan have returned to normal with immediate effect.

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Phishing email related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

The following is issued on behalf of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority:
 
     The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to a press release issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited on phishing email, which has been reported to the HKMA. Hyperlink to...Read More »


Consumer Price Indices for July 2019

     The Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) released today (August 20) the Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures for July 2019. According to the Composite CPI, overall consumer prices rose by 3.3% in July 2019 over the same month a year earlier, remaining virtually unchanged as compared to June 2019. Netting out...Read More »


Judicial appointments

The following is issued on behalf of the Judiciary:

     The Judiciary today (August 20) announced the appointment of Mr Ernest Michael Lin Kam-hung, Mrs Adriana Noelle Tse Ching and Mr Pang Ka-kwong as District Judges. All appointments are made by the Chief Executive on the recommendation of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission....Read More »


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