Rents for 9,722 flats at three new public rental housing estates to be completed between January and June will be set at the current best rent levels of their respective districts, the Housing Authority announces.
Import of poultry products, including eggs from East Riding, Yorkshire in the United Kingdom and Oudewater in the Netherlands has been banned with immediate effect, the Centre for Food Safety announces.
The Department of Health has ordered the recall of proprietary Chinese herbal tablets Great Wall Brand Ching Fei Yi Huo Pien, which have been found to contain a trace amount of an undeclared Western drug paracetamol.
Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing-man has led healthcare professionals in signing an “I Pledge” to support the responsible use of antibiotics to combat drug resistance and promote Antibiotic Awareness Day.
The Hospital Authority will be able to handle many casualties should the clearance of occupied areas turn violent, Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing-man says, adding he prefers that protesters leave voluntarily.