'Planned public flats rent hike strikes good balance'

[RTHK] - 08/5/2022

Secretary for Housing Winnie Ho on Friday urged public housing tenants to support the government’s rent hike proposal, saying it is needed to ensure the Housing Authority’s long-term financial sustainability. In a paper submitted to the Legislative Council earlier, the Housing Authority proposed (...)


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Hong Kong weather: city cancels second amber rainstorm warning issued on Friday
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[South China Morning Post] - 5/08/2022
Elderly man arrested over wife's death
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[RTHK] - 5/08/2022
Centres run smoothly as toddlers get Sinovac jabs
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[RTHK] - 5/08/2022
Hong Kong postal workers need better protection against heat stroke as temperatures rise, unions urge
Postal workers are at greater risk of heat stroke as temperatures rise during Hong Kong’s summers, unions have said. (...)
[HKFP] - 5/08/2022
Taiwan blasts ‘evil neighbour’ China over military drills
By Amber Wang with Sebastien Ricci in Pingtan Taiwan blasted its “evil neighbour next door” on Friday after China (...)
[HKFP] - 5/08/2022
'Reopen HK's border with the mainland to save jobs'
Lingnan University researchers on Friday called on the government to work on reopening its borders with the (...)
[RTHK] - 5/08/2022
Hong Kong investigates fatal malaria case following 30 imported infections
Hong Kong’s Centre for Health Protection (CHP) has launched an investigation into a fatal malaria case after the (...)
[HKFP] - 5/08/2022
Covid test requirement to stay for students, teachers
The Education Bureau (EDB) said on Friday that school students and teachers will be required to continue taking (...)
[RTHK] - 5/08/2022
Hong Kong court adjourns rioting case linked to 2019 PolyU siege after defendant contracts Covid-19
A Hong Kong court has adjourned the date of handing down its verdict for eight people facing rioting charges after (...)
[HKFP] - 5/08/2022
'Metal fatigue caused cable to snap at MIRROR show'
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[RTHK] - 5/08/2022
Legislator Eunice Yung 'cuts ties with father-in-law'
New People's Party lawmaker Eunice Yung on Friday published a newspaper statement announcing that she was cutting (...)
[RTHK] - 5/08/2022