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War expo opens

The Exhibition Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of Victory in the War of Resistance against Japan is being held until December 31 at the Civic Education Resource Centre in Youth Square, Chai Wan.

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Keep places clean on festive days

The Leisure & Cultural Services Department appeals to people to keep places clean and tidy when celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival.

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Live poultry imports may resume

Live poultry imports from the Mainland may resume before the Mid-Autumn Festival, Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing-man says.

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Old Stanley tree removed for safety

The Highways Department has removed a Sapium sebiferum tree on a slope at Stanley Village Road for public safety. 

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MyMapHK app proves popular

The Lands Department’s first mobile map application, MyMapHK, has attracted more than 50,000 users since its launch in June.

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Poultry from US county banned

The Centre for Food Safety has banned the import of poultry meat and products from Salem County in New Jersey, due to an outbreak of low pathogenic H7 avian influenza in the area.

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Man treated for NDM-5

The Centre for Health Protection has confirmed a case of NDM-5, or New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-5 Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae, in an 18-year-old man.

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4 foods fail safety tests

Four foods failed Centre for Food Safety checks in July, seeing an overall satisfactory rate of 99.9%.

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More venues set for postal expo

Hongkong Post's postal history exhibition at the Heritage Discovery Centre will be taken to other locations across the city from next month until late next year.

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Transplant panel members named

The Secretary for Food & Health has appointed Lisa Lau as a new member of the Appeal Board Panel constituted under the Human Organ Transplant Ordinance.

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Beans found to contain excessive pesticide

The Centre for Food Safety found excessive pesticide residues in two vegetable samples and will prosecute the vendors concerned.

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Chinese herbal medicines recalled

Chinese herbal medicine wholesaler Hang Wo Drug Company is to recall all batches of five marketed herbal medicines, including radix clematidis, jujubae fructus, rhizoma polygonati, hippocampus and radix codonopsis.

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Congo added to Ebola watch list

The Department of Health has added Congo to its Ebola surveillance list after 24 suspected cases of haemorrhagic fever, including 13 deaths, were identified there from July 28 to August 18.

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Alert issued on fish product

The Centre for Food Safety has urged people not to consume a type of prepackaged fish fibres from Taiwan as a sample contained mercury at a level exceeding the legal limit.

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Women fined for illegal guesthouses

Three women have been fined $8,000 to $10,000 for operating illegal guesthouses in Mong Kok and Tsim Sha Tsui.

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Live poultry import talks ongoing

Hong Kong and Mainland authorities are working hard to resume the live chicken supply in the run-up to the Mid-Autumn Festival, Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing-man says.

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Congo set for alert list

The Centre for Health Protection is considering adding Congo to its Ebola surveillance list, Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing-man says.

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Man ill with NDM-1

The Centre for Health Protection has confirmed a case of New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1 (NDM-1) Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a 65-year-old man.

 

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Ebola precaution set for blood donors

The Red Cross has announced it will not take blood donations from people who have recently been in Ebola-affected countries, such as Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria.

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2 types of eyedrops recalled

The Department of Health has endorsed Ashford Pharmaceuticals' recall of all batches of Allerex Eye Drops (registration number: HK-54384) and Optodexine Eye Drops (registration number: HK-54304) due to potential contamination.

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