The Food & Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) has released a guide for general hygiene and food safety concerning takeaway meals and delivery
HK to See HK$15B Boost with Consumption Voucher Power: Financial Secretary Paul Chan
by: The Beat Asia
October 03, 2022
Financial Secretary Paul Chan wrote on his blog on Sunday, Oct. 2, that the second round of consumption vouchers released Saturday (Oct. 1) will help invigorate the local economy in the short term, with an injection around HK$15 billion of consumption power into the economy, as reported by RTHK News yesterday.
The voucher scheme has accepted a number of new electric payments with around 8 million consumer accounts and 150,000 city merchants registered on six online platforms.
Chan also noted, that the local epidemic situation and global political tensions may harm the economy in the short-term, with August seeing a decline in the city’s retail sales.
He also underscored that the government may need to provide more assistance in technological innovation for startups and enterprises to bolster Hong Kong’s economic momentum in the APAC region.
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The expo welcomes prospective Hong Kong high school students to explore options for tertiary study on the mainland.
Hong Kong residents born in the years 1996, 1997, 1999, or 2000 must apply for a smart Hong Kong identity card (HKID) replacement before Dec. 10.
Though the number of daily COVID-19 cases have risen, health officials have urged people to remain calm.