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 2021-01-22 14:10 

RTHK News

'Tell confused residents if lockdown is happening'...

Yau Tsim Mong district councillors on Friday demanded clarification from the government over whether it will impose a partial lockdown on the Covid-19-hit district, after a day of swirling rumours that some people could be confined to their homes unless t...

 2021-01-22 13:11 

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Police arrest seven over 'HK$110 mn investment scam'...

Police said they have arrested seven people for their suspected involvement in an investment scam involving HK$110 million. Officers said the seven have allegedly duped at least 182 victims into investing in projects involving low risk but attracting high...

 2021-01-22 11:20 

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Bar, karaoke operators plead to be allowed to reopen...

Representatives of the bar and karaoke industries have joined calls from owners of beauty parlours and cinemas for the government to allow their businesses to reopen ahead of the Chinese New Year.The government ordered karaokes and bars to close again in ...

 2021-01-22 10:55 

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Partial evacuation expected at Jordan housing block...

Authorities are expected to order all residents living in flats C at Kensington Plaza in Jordan to evacuate amid a Covid-19 outbreak in the building.Health officials said at least 10 people from five different units four of them facing the same direction ...

 2021-01-22 10:02 

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NPC deputies urge Beijing to give HK Sinopharm jabs...

Hong Kong's member of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, Tam Yiu-chung, on Friday confirmed that local NPC deputies have written to Beijing, asking it to send Covid vaccines manufactured by mainland company, Sinopharm, to the SAR.T...

 2021-01-22 09:21 

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Jordan housing block outbreak is worrying: officials...

Health officials say they will send experts to investigate a Covid-19 outbreak at Kensington Plaza in Jordan, after residents in several flats there came down with the coronavirus. This came as Hong Kong reported 61 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, 55 of the...

 2021-01-22 09:04 

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RTHK strips Nabela Qoser of civil service contract...

RTHK journalist Nabela Qoser, who enraged pro-government figures with her tough questioning of officials during the 2019 protests, has had her civil service contract terminated, the station's staff union said on Friday.Qoser, an assistant programme of...

 2021-01-22 08:59 

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HSI ends in the red on profit-taking, virus fears...

Local shares were down across the board on Friday afternoon, as investors reaped profits from recent highs fuelled by expectations on newly installed......

 2021-01-22 08:18 

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HK doctors prefer Chinese Covid vaccine: survey...

A pro-government healthcare workers' group and four unions in the medical sector say a survey they've carried out suggests Hong Kong doctors, nurses and dentists prefer China's Sinovac coronavirus jabs to those developed overseas.Medical Consc...

 2021-01-22 07:01 

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No exodus of US capital from HK: AmCham chairwoman...

The new chairwoman of the American Chamber of Commerce, Jessica Bartlett, said on Friday that she does not anticipate there will be a mass exodus of US capital from Hong Kong due to the implementation of the national security law last year. Bartlett made ...

 2021-01-22 06:46 

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Motion of thanks for policy blueprint passes easily...

A motion of thanks for Chief Executive Carrie Lam's policy address was easily passed by the pro-government dominated Legislative Council on Friday, with all but two lawmakers voting in support of it.Lawmakers praised the city's leader for featurin...

 2021-01-22 05:04 

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Govt to look into 'inaccurate' Covid test results...

The Food and Health Bureau says it will look into a coronavirus case involving a patient who reportedly received false negative results through community testing in the Yau Tsim Mong district before eventually testing positive in hospital. Dilip Rai, a 42...

 2021-01-22 05:00 

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Rescuers say two more weeks needed to free miners...

Rescuers believe it could take at least another two weeks to free miners trapped underground in eastern China, dashing hopes of an imminent retrieval for a group that has already spent 12 days entombed by an explosion.The increasingly desperate attempt to...

 2021-01-22 04:17 

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Too late to seal off part of Yau Ma Tei now: expert...

An infectious disease expert on Friday urged the government to expand the scope of mandatory coronavirus tests in Yau Ma Tei and Jordan, but he rejected suggestions that residents should be made to stay at home until they get a negative result. Leung Chi-...

 2021-01-22 03:08 

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Beijing launches mass Covid testing...

Beijing launched mass Covid-19 testing in parts of the city on Friday, while Shanghai was testing all hospital staff, as the mainland battles the worst outbreak since March 2020.The mainland reported a slight decline in new daily Covid-19 cases on Friday ...

 2021-01-22 01:48 

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Mainland reports over a hundred new Covid cases...

China reported 103 new Covid-19 cases on the mainland on Jan. 21, down from 144 cases a day earlier, the country's national health authority said on Friday.The National Health Commission said in a statement that 94 of the new cases were local infectio...

 2021-01-22 01:41 

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Nissan to source more batteries from UK...

Nissan will source more batteries from Britain to avoid tariffs on electric cars after the UK's trade deal with the EU, which a senior executive told......

 2021-01-22 01:40 

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Hong Kong stocks retreat from 30,000 mark at opening...

Hong Kong stocks fell in the first few minutes of trade Friday morning as investors took profits following a recent healthy run-up that saw the index......

 2021-01-22 01:17 

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Google may disable search function in Australia...

Google said on Friday it will disable its search function in Australia if the government proceeds with a media code that would force it and Facebook I......

 2021-01-22 00:13 

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Swine fever may be caused by illicit vaccines...

A new form of African swine fever identified in Chinese pig farms is most likely caused by illicit vaccines, industry insiders say, a fresh blow to the world's largest pork producer, still recovering from a devastating epidemic of the virus.Two new st...

 2021-01-21 23:35 

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Govt still pursuing Sinovac vaccines: Sophia Chan...

Health Secretary Sophia Chan has said the government hasn't given up on Covid vaccines from mainland manufacturer Sinovac, even though the product hasn't been approved for emergency use yet due to insufficient clinical data.A report released on Tu...

 2021-01-21 21:49 

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Big tech edges Nasdaq to record but oil shares slump...

The Nasdaq pushed to a fresh record on Thursday on lingering optimism over the US presidential transition, but petroleum-linked shares were hammered b......

 2021-01-21 13:32 

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New Bar Association head seeks security law changes...

The new chairman of Hong Kong's Bar Association, Paul Harris, on Thursday said he will campaign for changes to the national security law to try to convince foreign countries to reinstate extradition agreements with the SAR that were suspended over con...

 2021-01-21 12:10 

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Experts recommend phased approach for Covid vaccines...

Experts advising the government on its Covid vaccination programme are recommending a phased approach, with residents and staff at care homes to get inoculated first, followed by healthcare workers and the elderly, before the programme is expanded to youn...

 2021-01-21 10:11 

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'Covid brings cleaner air but govt not doing enough'...

A green group said on Thursday that despite improvements in air quality amid Covid-19 outbreaks last year, pollution levels are still far exceeding the limits set by the government. Clean Air Network analysed data collected from both general and roadside ...

 2021-01-21 10:03 

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Tam Yiu-chung gets China jab, says he feels fine...

Hong Kong's sole delegate to the National People's Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC), Tam Yiu-chung, said on Thursday that he has been vaccinated against the coronavirus with a Chinese jab.Tam, who is Beijing for an NPCSC meeting, said he was of...

 2021-01-21 09:37 

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Officials look into infection at Jordan care home...

Health officials said on Wednesday they are investigating how an elderly resident in a small care home in Jordan got infected with Covid-19, despite not leaving the facility recently.The 80-year-old man has tested preliminary positive for the virus.The ca...

 2021-01-21 09:13 

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Local stocks lose ground despite regional gains...

Asian markets scaled new heights on Thursday on optimism over the new US administration, but the Hong Kong market bucked the trend in reporting margin......

 2021-01-21 08:38 

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China calls for a reset in relations with Washington...

China on Thursday congratulated President Joe Biden on his inauguration and called for a reset in relations between Beijing and Washington, as the new administration brought an end to the fractious term of Donald Trump.Beijing also said it welcomed news t...

 2021-01-21 08:31 

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Police make HK$40mn ketamine seizure...

Police say they have seized ketamine with a street value of HK$40 million from an industrial unit in Kwai Chung.The force said some 50 boxes containing 62 kilogrammes of the drug were found during an operation on Tuesday.A 38-year-old man was arrested on ...

 2021-01-21 08:20 

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Rescuers drilling new shafts to free trapped miners...

Rescuers in China were drilling new shafts on Thursday to reach gold miners who have been trapped underground for 11 days after an explosion, including one they hope to use to bring the survivors to safety.A total of 22 workers were stuck underground in t...

 2021-01-21 06:48 

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Covid patient blasts inaccurate test results...

A man who has come down with the coronavirus is urging the authorities to make sure its community testing services are up to standard, saying he and his three family members had experienced delays in treatment because of false negatives results coming bac...

 2021-01-21 06:02 

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Bright light helps 'night owl' depression patients...

Researchers at Chinese University said on Thursday that they have developed a new therapy that helps treat some patients with depression - by shining bright light at those who are "night owls" and changing their biological clocks. The research tea...

 2021-01-21 05:25 

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HKers should get mainland Covid jabs: Wuhan doctor...

A Wuhan doctor who was among the first to be infected with Covid-19 a year ago has called on Hong Kong people to put politics aside and get the mainla......

 2021-01-21 05:05 

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'Covid-19 remarks left minorities feeling targeted'...

An advocacy group for ethnic minorities said on Thursday that local officials have to be more culturally sensitive, after comments by health authorities on the coronavirus outbreak in Yau Tsim Mong earlier this week left some people feeling targeted.More ...

 2021-01-21 04:42 

RTHK News

Taiwan-Biden ties off to strong start with invite...

Taiwan's ties with its most important global backer the United States are off to a strong start under President Joe Biden's government, after Taipei's de facto ambassador attended an inauguration for the first time with an official invitation....

 2021-01-21 04:20 

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China to impose virus testing on new year travellers...

The mainland plans to impose strict Covid testing requirements during the Lunar New Year holiday season, when tens of millions of people are expected......

 2021-01-21 04:10 

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Twitter locks China account over post on Xinjiang...

Twitter says it has locked the account of China's US embassy for a tweet that defended Beijing's policies in the Xinjiang region, which the US social media platform said violated the firm's policy against "dehumanisation".The Chinese E...

 2021-01-21 03:48 

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Beijing hoping vaccines can win hearts of Taiwanese...

Beijing is touting a state programme that gives Taiwanese on the mainland priority for Covid-19 vaccines, prompting concern within Taiwan's government which sees it as the latest mainland tool to win over the island's population.Beijing is making ...

 2021-01-21 03:41 

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Ronny Tong says UK is meddling with HK's judiciary...

Executive councillor Ronny Tong has accused the UK of interfering in Hong Kong's judicial independence, after its foreign minister criticised a British barrister for taking up the prosecution of several pro-democracy figures for the SAR government. Ho...

 2021-01-21 03:37 

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Biden administration blasts China's latest sanctions...

China's move to sanction former Trump administration officials was "unproductive and cynical", a spokeswoman for President Joe Biden's National Security Council has said, urging Americans from both parties to condemn the action.Around the ...

 2021-01-20 21:36 

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Wall Street hits records after Biden takes office...

Wall Street greeted new US President Joe Biden by climbing even higher on Wednesday, closing at records amid promises of big economic stimulus and rel......

 2021-01-20 19:33 

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China sanctions Trump officials over 'crazy moves'...

China is sanctioning more than two dozen officials and members of former president Donald Trump's cabinet, including his secretary of state Mike Pompeo, for violating the country's "sovereignty";, its foreign ministry said on Wednesday.The ...

 2021-01-20 10:18 

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Beijing partially locked down, reports UK variant...

Beijing health officials on Wednesday said two cases of Covid-19 found in the capital were the highly-transmissible UK variant of the virus, as five neighbourhoods were locked down in the south of the city.The cases in Daxing district were "considered...

 2021-01-20 09:42 

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Yau Tsim Mong Covid outbreak 'could last for weeks'...

Health officials said on Wednesday it could take up to two weeks before the coronavirus situation in Yau Tsim Mong district stabilises, as the number of cases there continued to climb.Authorities reported 77 new Covid cases, 41 of them from Yau Tsim Mong....

 2021-01-20 09:41 

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Govt unveils plan to ease Kwun Tong traffic jams...

The government has proposed building a network of elevated moving walkways in Kowloon East as part of a plan to ease traffic congestion and "shape a green community" in the area. The proposal was revealed in papers submitted to the Legislative Cou...

 2021-01-20 09:17 

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Teresa Cheng slams UK minister over lawyer remarks...

Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng on Wednesday lashed out at Britain's foreign minister, Dominic Raab, saying he had made "disgraceful"; comments regarding the decision of a top UK barrister to take up the prosecution of a group of Hong Kong p...

 2021-01-20 09:13 

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HK shares extend rally in heavy trading...

Local stocks and mainland markets rose on Wednesday in line with the surge on Wall Street overnight ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration as US presid......

 2021-01-20 08:31 

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'Reservoir ruins to get heritage status by summer'...

The government says it aims to propose a historic building grading for the Bishop Hill underground reservoir within the first quarter of this year, and its antiquities advisers would be able to pass an official grading after a month-long public consultati...

 2021-01-20 06:05 

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Bank staff arrested in $6.3bn money-laundering case...

Police say they have arrested seven current and former bank staff in a money-laundering case involving HK$6.3 billion. Superintendent Yip Wing-lam from the Commercial Crime Bureau said it's the first time local bank staff are arrested in relation to i...

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