Hong Kong and Macao are not without serious problems: Hong Kong's share of the social problem was political, which manifested in the 2019 "protests" that were well-orchestrated by the collusion of the Pan-democrats and their foreign friends; and Macao's most recent problem is an allegedly well-organized crime of financial nature, that has severely hurt the Chinese mainlanders' pockets and breaking the nation's laws.
Over the past few weeks, the world has been in a state of panic as the new "Omicron" variant of the Covid-19 was identified by the World Health Organization (WHO). The designation has set off a wave of new travel bans and restrictions around the world, has spooked markets and wiped away what was otherwise a growing ray of optimism towards a more managed pandemic through the impact of vaccines.
The Hong Kong government held a press conference on Thursday (Dec. 2) afternoon to announce the details of the health code system, which will be open for public download and registration from 9:00 a.m. on December 10.
The Hong Kong government said that the details of the city's long-anticipated health code system will be announced today (Dec. 2) afternoon, which is an important step towards the orderly resumption of Quarantine-free travel between HK and the Mainland.
Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Wednesday (Dec. 1) concluded her Wuhan visit by visiting a local carbon emissions exchange center and meeting teachers and students at Wuhan University. The chief executive has returned to HK via Shenzhen in the afternoon.
Hong Kong police said on Wednesday (Dec. 1) that they have uncovered a fraud ring active in Southeast Asia and arrested 27 people in total on suspicion of money laundering over alleged online dating scams involving a total of HK$15 million. The operation was jointly carried out with Interpol and police in Malaysia.
Hong Kong researchers have succeeded in isolating Omicron variant from clinical specimens which will help in developing vaccines against the new COVID-19 strain, the University of Hong Kong (HKU) announced on Tuesday (Nov. 30).
The Hong Kong government will announce the operational arrangements of HK health code system on Thursday (Dec. 2) at the earliest, a major step of its plan for boundary reopening with the Chinese Mainland, according to sources.
The Greater Bay Area Conference, co-organized by China Daily and the Hong Kong Coalition, kicks off today (Nov. 30). The following is the full text of the keynote speech by Liu Guangyuan, Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in the HKSAR.
The Greater Bay Area Conference, co-organized by China Daily and the Hong Kong Coalition, kicks off today (Nov. 30). Leung Chung-ying, vice-chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee and Liu Guangyuan, Commissioner commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the HK Special Administrative Region delivered keynote addresses, which will be followed by three panel discussions.
The Government on Monday (Nov. 29) announced that it will impose tighter boarding, quarantine and testing requirements on people arriving from overseas places where COVID-19 cases involving the Omicron variant were detected.