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Concert licence rejected

The Food & Environmental Hygiene Department has been unable to issue a licence for pop star Leon Lai's concert run, due to fire safety concerns.

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Health chief to study vaccine error

Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing-man will look into the incident in which a Government clinic doctor gave a patient the wrong vaccine and see whether the Department of Health should improve its communication.

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Frozen meat deal signed

The Food & Environmental Hygiene Department and the Shenzhen Entry-Exit Inspection & Quarantine Bureau have signed a co-operation agreement in Shenzhen under which frozen meat and poultry imported to Hong Kong from overseas will be allowed to be stored temporarily in the Qianhai Bonded Port Area of Shenzhen before its importation to Hong Kong in batches.

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Monet works to go on show

Seventeen works by Impressionist master Claude Monet will be displayed at the Heritage Museum, May 4 to July 11.

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Online food sales regulated

The Food & Environmental Hygiene Department has introduced a new set of licensing conditions for selling restricted foods via the Internet or social media platforms, to safeguard food safety.

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3 Saudi MERS cases monitored

The Centre for Health Protection is monitoring three Middle East Respiratory Syndrome cases in Saudi Arabia.

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Elderly academy funds open

A new round of Elder Academy Scheme fund applications has launched.

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Organ donation committee meets

The newly established Committee on Promotion of Organ Donation has met to discuss strategies and directions for organ donation promotion.

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Health product recalled

The Department of Health has endorsed Hengan Pharmacare's recall of all batches of Bandi Forte Enema 10ml (registration number: HK-61569) due to a potential quality issue.

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Hunan reports H5N6 case

The Centre for Health Protection has learned of a human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Hunan.

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Bahrain reports 1st MERS case

The Centre for Health Protection is monitoring the first Middle East Respiratory Syndrome case reported to the World Health Organisation by Bahrain.

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Poverty meeting held

The Commission on Poverty has considered the proposals for enhancing the poverty line analytical framework, and discussed a study on the earnings of post-secondary graduates from underprivileged families.

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Medicine task force formed

A tripartite task force has been set up today to explore co-operation by leveraging the strengths of Hong Kong and Sweden in regenerative and advanced medicine research, as well as the strong industrial production capabilities of Shenzhen.

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IT schemes for disabled invite applications

The Social Welfare Department will invite eligible individuals and organisations from April 25 to apply for funding under two schemes that help people with disabilities acquire computer facilities for Internet access.

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Sports skaters on a roll

People often try some form of skating when they are young, but rarely do they go on to make the sport their life. Hong Kong Skating Team athletes Anson Chan, Katherine Choi and Racheal Fan are some of the few who have turned their childhood obsession with skating into a sporting career. Their dream now is to use their skating prowess to bring sporting glory to Hong Kong.

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Public housing helps alleviate poverty: CS

Public housing has played an important role in poverty alleviation and the Commission on Poverty will discuss poverty issues in this context at its next meeting, Chief Secretary and committee chairperson Carrie Lam says.

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Young writers awarded

Outstanding young writers were awarded prizes for taking part in the 4.23 World Book Day Creative Competition during a Hong Kong Public Libraries presentation ceremony.

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Inquiry launched into vaccine storage

The Department of Health is investigating the storage of vaccines at the wrong temperature at Haven of Hope Bradbury King Lam Clinic in Tseung Kwan O.

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Specialists consulted on night shifts

The Hospital Authority will consider the opinions of specialists in determining when pregnant staff should be exempt from night shifts, Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing-man says.

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More human Zika infection reported

In view of the World Health Organisation's report of person-to-person Zika virus transmission in Peru and Portugal recently, the Department of Health has called on people to ensure strict anti-mosquito measures and safe sex during travel.

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