East Asia

SCED promotes Hong Kong's advantages and business opportunities in Hungary (with photos)


     The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Mr Algernon Yau, highlighted Hong Kong's unique advantages and vast potential for Hungarian companies and entrepreneurs during his two-day visit (June 8 and 9, Budapest time) to Budapest, Hungary.
     After attending the Ministerial Council Meeting of the Organisation for...Read More »

Labour Department works with construction industry to promote prevention of heat stroke at work (with photos/video)


     The Labour Department (LD) and representatives of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) visited a public works site in Tseung Kwan O today (June 9) to distribute cooling products to workers and promote the Guidance Notes on Prevention of Heat Stroke at Work (GN) introduced on May 15, so as to...Read More »

CHP investigates suspected food poisoning cluster

     The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (June 9) investigating a suspected food poisoning cluster affecting 15 persons, and reminded the public to maintain personal, food and environmental hygiene to prevent foodborne diseases.

     The cluster involved 14 students, comprising 11 males and three females, aged...Read More »

Hong Kong Customs detects two illicit cigarette cases and raids suspected illicit cigarette storage centre (with photos)


     â€‹Hong Kong Customs detected two illicit cigarette cases and raided a suspected illicit cigarette storage centre while conducting anti-illicit cigarette operations in Sunny Bay and Fanling yesterday (June 8). Over 1.3 million suspected illicit cigarettes in total, with an estimated market value of about $4.9 million and a duty potential of...Read More »

Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected cocaine worth about $2 million at airport (with photo)


     â€‹Hong Kong Customs yesterday (June 8) detected a passenger drug trafficking case at Hong Kong International Airport and seized about 1.7 kilograms of suspected cocaine with an estimated market value of about $2 million. An incoming man was arrested.

     A 38-year-old male passenger arrived in Hong Kong from Sao Paulo, Brazil,...Read More »

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