Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Hong Kong

Uber Eats to quit Hong Kong after five years

The company said it would now redouble its commitment to its ride-sharing in Hong Kong, a business that remains in a legal grey area.

Hong Kong and China move closer to partial border reopening

The global financial hub has followed Beijing's lead to implement some of the strictest travel restrictions in the world, hoping to convince China, its main source of economic growth, to allow some cross-border movement.

Cathay Pacific to cut flights as Hong Kong Covid rules bite

Cathay Pacific is especially vulnerable because it has no domestic market to fall back on and is based in an international finance hub that has embraced mainland China's 'zero-Covid' plan.

Hong Kong Disneyland closes for one day as staff take Covid-19 tests

Despite barely recording any local coronavirus cases in recent months, authorities in the global financial hub have tightened up quarantine and patient discharge rules.

Hong Kong’s zero-Covid policy undermining financial hub status, says industry group

Hong Kong has some of the most stringent travel restrictions in the world with no public plan for opening up to international travellers.

Hong Kong ditches local licensing exam to tackle doctor shortage

Some see the legislation as a first step in replacing local doctors with those from mainland China, where there are concerns over health and safety standards.

Hong Kong teachers exit under shadow of security law as schools scramble to fill gaps

Several principals say teachers are departing this year at about twice the normal rate, leaving some of them scrambling for new recruits.

Hong Kong senaraikan Malaysia, 14 negara lain dalam senarai negara berisiko tinggi Covid-19

Mereka melakukan perjalanan ke negara yang tersenarai perlu menjalani kuarantin selama 3 minggu dan dikehendaki menjalani ujian saringan sebanyak 4 kali ketika tiba di Hong Kong.

Malaysia joins US, 13 others on Hong Kong’s list of high-risk Covid-19 countries

Those travelling from these countries will be subjected to longer quarantine periods and Covid-19 tests despite being vaccinated.

Quarantine exemption for Hollywood star sparks anger in Hong Kong

Hong Kong authorities had granted Nicole Kidman and her film crew an exemption 'to carry out designated professional work', on condition that they take three virus tests over two weeks.

US will offer Hong Kongers temporary ‘safe haven’

President Biden is taking this step because China has been 'undermining Hong Kong's remaining democratic processes and institutions'.

Hong Kong announces compulsory Covid jabs for key sectors

Civil servants, teachers and healthcare workers who refuse to be vaccinated will have to pay to be tested twice a week.

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