The Social Welfare Department has invited elderly people to join a scheme that allows them to choose an accredited residential care home that serves their needs.
The overall Comprehensive Social Security Assistance caseload dropped to 236,530 in January, down 0.2% on December, the Social Welfare Department says.
The Department of Health will launch the second phase of the Colorectal Cancer Screening Pilot Programme on February 27, inviting 250,000 Hong Kong residents born between 1949 and 1951 to join.
The Hospital Authority will launch a mobile app on prenatal care.
The Centre for Health Protection has dismissed rumours that human cases of avian influenza A(H5N6) have been identified in Hong Kong.
The Centre for Health Protection has learned of three human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including one death, on the Mainland.
The Leisure & Cultural Services Department is inviting applications for the Hong Kong Flower Show photography contest.
A pledging ceremony for the 6th Hong Kong Games has been held at the Kowloon Park Sports Centre.
The Leisure & Cultural Services Department has removed an Old & Valuable Tree from a slope in Lei Yue Mun Park, as it was in danger of collapsing.
The Government will take multiple measures to deal with the increased risk of avian influenza infection.
The Immigration Department has registered more than 200 Valentine’s Day marriages in Hong Kong.
The Centre for Health Protection has learned of two human cases of avian influenza A (H7N9) in Sichuan.
The Centre for Health Protection has learned of three human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) on the Mainland.
The Social Welfare Department has launched a website for the public to learn about the services provided by the more than 730 elderly centres in Hong Kong.
The Centre for Health Protection is monitoring 17 newly reported cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in Saudi Arabia.
The Government attaches great importance to the provision of health services for mental illness sufferers, Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing-man says.
The Intangible Cultural Heritage Office has launched a consultation to gauge public views on 10 items recommended for inscription on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Hong Kong.
The Government has no intention to relax or abolish the zero-quota policy for "doubly non-permanent resident pregnant women".
Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung has started this year's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon in Tsim Sha Tsui.
The Poverty Commission has discussed retirement protection policy proposals at its meeting.