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The Source Of The Epidemic In North Point Male Is Unknown (photo)

I took the company bus to work every day in Sheung Wan to go to work during the infectious period. There was a local confirmed case of new coronary pneumonia of unknown origin again four days later in Hong Kong. The patient was found to be infected through regular testing provided by his company for employees, and he took the daily ride

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Tourism Disaster 6,000 People May Face Layoffs (Figure)

The labor union calls for pushing the "Health Code" as soon as possible. Only the "switch" will have vitality. The new crown pneumonia epidemic has paralyzed the tourism industry. With the help of the "Protecting Employment" plan and the third round of the epidemic prevention fund are about to end, industry concerns may arise

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Customs Inspects 100,000 Counterfeit N95 Masks (photo)

The person in charge of a company with a market value of about 3 million was arrested and suspected of reselling overseas without entering the port. The customs has cracked the largest case of counterfeit masks in Hong Kong.

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The Epidemic Slumped Property Prices And Homeowners Sold Properties At A Price. The Number Of Negative Equity Cases Soared By 56% In The Last Quarter (Figure)

Affected by the third wave of the local epidemic in July, in the third quarter, some second-hand property owners sold their properties at a big price, which caused property prices to fall. This also caused bank employees with high-volume mortgages and some property owners with new 90% mortgage insurance plans to fall into negative equity

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Hot Questions And Hot Answers: Strengthening The Inner Circulation Is Beneficial To Driving The Outer Circulation

Q: China has proposed a new dual-cycle development pattern. Is this a response to international pressure?

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The Economy Is Expected To Contract 3.4% In The Third Quarter

News Gov Hk

The Census and Statistics Department announced that according to estimates, the GDP in the third quarter fell by 3.4% year-on-year, which was lower than the 9% decline in the second quarter. The slowdown was partly due to the lower comparison base and the other due to internal and external reasons.

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Economy Contracts 3.4% In Q3

Hong Kong’s economy in the third quarter of 2020 contracted 3.4% over a year earlier, much lower than the 9% decrease in the second quarter, the Government announced today. According to the advance estimates on gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter released today, on a seasonally....

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63 Anti-epidemic Projects Get Funding

Gov Hk

Sixty-three projects have been approved under the Public Sector Trial Scheme to combat the COVID-19 epidemic with total funding of over $102 million, the Innovation & Technology Commission announced today. Trials of the projects' research and development (R&D) outcomes have commenced progressively in the public sector, the commission added.

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The "Public Organization Trial Scheme" Approved 63 Grants, Including Anti-viral Wall Paint And New Coronavirus Diagnostic Reagents

Mingpao

A spokesperson for the Innovation and Technology Commission said today (30th) that the special solicitation for the "Public Organization Trial Scheme" project launched in response to the novel coronavirus epidemic has been approved. A total of 63 projects have been approved with a total funding of more than 120 million yuan.

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Japanese Expert: The Economic Effect Of The Giant Panda "Xiangxiang" Is About 53.9 Billion Yen

China News Agency, Hong Kong, October 30. According to a report by the Japan Broadcasting Association on the 30th, an estimate shows that the giant panda "Xiangxiang", which was born in Tokyo's Ueno Zoo three years ago, has economic effects in the three and a half years as of the end of December this year.

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The Tourism Trade Union Wrote To The Chief Executive To Promote The Establishment Of A Support Fund And Push The Health Code

Mingpao

The tourism industry has been frozen for several months due to the new coronavirus epidemic. Recently, large travel agencies have asked their employees to leave their jobs without pay.

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Sentenced To Drug Rehabilitation Center For 12 Years Of Drug Abuse

Mingpao

The 48-year-old police officer has been drug addicts for 12 years. He was found possession of drugs during his off-duty in February last year. He was convicted earlier after being tried. He was sentenced to a drug addiction treatment centre at Tuen Mun Magistracy today (30th). The report revealed that the defendant was on bail.

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New Crown Pneumonia | Airport Trial Of Oxford University Rapid Test Testing Company: Zero False Positives Can Be Achieved

Mingpao

The Hong Kong airport is trialling the new coronavirus rapid test "RT-LAMP" (reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification test, hereinafter referred to as LAMP) developed by Oxford University in the United Kingdom.

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Summary: The First "China International Import Expo" After The Epidemic Has A Large Scale

China News Service, Hong Kong, October 30, Wire Title: The first large-scale product exhibition of the "China International Import Expo" after the epidemic has many debuts. Hong Kong China News Agency reporter Ye Yongcheng. The third China International Imports will open in Shanghai on November 4

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Wonderful!

Today (October 30), the US NBC News website broke the news that some supporters of US President Trump were “smearing” him by “fabricating false materials” in order to help him win this year’s presidential election.

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Hong Kong Singer Zhang Jingxuan Will Be The First Person To Open The Red Pavilion Under The Epidemic

Hong Kong China News Agency, October 30. Hong Kong singer Zhang Jingxuan and the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra will jointly hold a concert at the Hong Kong Coliseum (commonly known as the Red Pavilion) from 22 to 27 next month.

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Public Sector Trial Scheme Funds 63 Projects For Combating COVID-19 (with Photos)

Gov Hk

A spokesman for the Innovation and Technology Commission said today (October 30) that the assessment for the special call under the Public Sector Trial Scheme for projects to combat the COVID-19 epidemic has been completed. A total of 63 projects have been approved with total funding of over $102 million.

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Emily Online|Yuan Guoyong Recommends Drinking With A Drinking Straw. FEHD Publishes A Guideline Demonstration Video [with Demonstration Video]

Mingpao

Bars and restaurants will relax their business hours until 2 am from today (30th). In order to reduce the risk of the spread of the new coronavirus, Yuan Guoyong, an expert consultant to the Government’s Anti-epidemic Steering Committee and Chair Professor of the Department of Microbiology, Hong Kong University, advised the bar industry to request

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The Hong Kong Museum Of Art Launches Two New Exhibitions: More Than 60 Chinese Paintings And Calligraphy Collections And Wu Guanzhong's Sketches

China News Service, Hong Kong, October 30. Starting on the 30th, the Hong Kong Museum of Art will hold two new exhibitions, "Indifferent and Mingzhi: Selected Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy in the Zhilelou Collection" and "Wu Guanzhong: Sketches of Life".

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7 New Cases Of New Coronary Pneumonia Confirmed In Hong Kong, 1 Patient With Unknown Origin Works At Shun Tak Center (2)

On October 30, seven new cases of new coronary pneumonia were confirmed in Hong Kong, one of which was a local case of unknown origin, and the remaining six were imported cases.

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It Is Said That The Local Case Of Unknown Origin Is A Person From The Mainland Who Arrived In Hong Kong For Exemption From Quarantine. Zhang Zhujun Clarified That The Patient Has Not Left Hong Kong Since The Lunar New Year

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The Entrance Ceremony Of The Tokyo Olympics Will Be Ranked For The First Time In History Using Japanese Kana

China News Agency, Hong Kong, October 30. Kyodo News reported on October 30 that according to a number of people involved in the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, it was revealed on the 29th that the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee had notified national and regional Olympic committees and representatives of the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony

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U.S. 7-day Average Number Of New Diagnoses In A Single Day Hits A New High

China News Agency, Hong Kong, October 30. The latest data released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on October 29 shows that the United States has an average of 74,532 new confirmed cases of new crowns in a single day in the last 7 days, which is an average daily increase in the 7 days since the outbreak.

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Public Hospitals Daily Update On COVID-19 Cases

Gov Hk

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority: As at 9am today (October 30), nine COVID-19 confirmed patients were discharged from hospital in the last 24 hours. So far, a total of 5 082 patients with confirmed or probable infection have been discharged.

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Trump Campaign Rally Spreads The Epidemic?

Hong Kong News Network, October 30. A number of US media reported that the authorities notified on October 29 that two participants in a rally held by US President Trump in North Carolina had contracted new crown pneumonia.

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U.S. Priority Vs. China's Anti-epidemic Priority Professor Yale: Trump Has Lost!

Screenshot of the South China Morning Post report. Hong Kong News Network, October 30. On October 27, Stephen S. Roach, an American economist and senior researcher at the Jackson Institute of Global Affairs at Yale University, published an article in the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong: "Recovering

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Hong Kong's Tourism Industry Has Been Frozen For Several Months, The Industry Hopes To "two-pronged" Rescue

Hong Kong News Network, October 30. Affected by the new crown pneumonia epidemic, Hong Kong's tourism industry has been frozen for nearly a year, and the operation of travel agencies and the livelihoods of employees have been affected.

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7 New Confirmed Cases In Hong Kong, Including 1 Case Of Unknown Origin

On the streets of Wan Chai, Hong Kong, citizens wear masks to travel.

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Over 80 Million People Voted Early In The U.S. Election, The Latest Forecast For Biden's Probability Of Winning Is As High As 89%

China News Agency, Hong Kong, October 30. The 2020 US general election will be held on November 3.

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Grading Of Beach Water Quality Released

Gov Hk

The Environmental Protection Department (EPD) today (October 30) released the latest grading of water quality for 38 gazetted beaches (see Note 1) and one non-gazetted beach (i.e. Discovery Bay, see Note 2). Twenty-nine beaches were rated as Good (Grade 1) and 10 as Fair (Grade 2).

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Advance Estimates On Gross Domestic Product For Third Quarter Of 2020

Gov Hk

The Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) released today (October 30) the advance estimates on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2020. According to the advance estimates, GDP decreased by 3.4% in real terms in the third quarter of 2020 from a year earlier, compared with the decrease of 9.

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Vice Minister Of Foreign Affairs Of China: Oppose The Cold War Mentality And Properly Handle The South China Sea Issue With A Dual-track Mentality

(Source: Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs website) Hong Kong News Network, October 30, According to the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs website, on October 29, 2020, Luo Zhaohui, Vice Foreign Minister of China and Senior Official of China's East Asia Cooperation Affairs, and Philippine Deputy Foreign Minister, Senior Official of ASEAN Affairs

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Hong Kong Employees’ Salary Increase Hits A 10-year Low, Next Year’s Unemployment Rate May Exceed SARS

Photo from China News Service, Hong Kong. The new crown pneumonia epidemic has hit the global economy, and wage increases are hopeless for workers.

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New Exhibitions Launched At Chih Lo Lou And Wu Guanzhong Galleries In HKMoA (with Photos)

Gov Hk

A pair of new exhibitions featuring two major donations, "Avowal through Withdrawal: Selected Paintings and Calligraphies from the Chih Lo Lou Collection" and "Wu Guanzhong: Sketching from Nature", opened to the public today (October 30) at the Hong Kong Museum of Art (HKMoA).

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【Daily News】 On The Influence Of The US Election On East Asia, Scholars Encourage Hong Kong And Taiwan Residents To Ponder The Spirit Of Democracy

[Times Forum News] The U.S. election has become a hot international issue in recent days. It has also attracted great attention in Taiwan and Hong Kong. It is worried that if Trump cannot be re-elected, the United States' hardline policy on China will also change. Some netizens even describe it.

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Customs Cracks The Largest Case Of Counterfeit Masks, Inspects 100,000 Counterfeit N95 Masks

Mingpao

The novel coronavirus epidemic in many countries around the world has not eased. Some criminals suspected of taking the opportunity to sell counterfeit "medical-grade masks" overseas. After receiving the report, the customs smashed a trading company selling counterfeit masks the day before (28th) and seized about 10

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The Chinese Embassy In Poland Distributes "health Packs" To Teachers And Overseas Students In Poland

Anti-epidemic materials prepared by the Chinese Embassy in Poland for public teachers and international students.

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Former HK Disneyland Finance Chief Michael Moriarty Returns To Lead Theme Park

Michael Moriarty, who once served Hong Kong Disneyland Resort as chief financial officer, is succeeding Stephanie Young at the popular ...

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Click On Xiangjiang: Long-term Planning And Long-term Goals Of The Fifth Plenary Session Of The Central Committee Demonstrate The Advantages Of The System

The Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China closed yesterday (October 29). On behalf of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee, Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, delivered a work report to the plenary meeting.

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HK To Confirm Seven Virus Cases, Including One With Untraceable Source

Health officials are set to confirm seven more people suspected to be infected with the coronavirus in Hong Kong, with one local patient wit...

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LCSD's Heated Swimming Pools Open In Winter

Gov Hk

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) will provide heated swimming facilities in 26 swimming pools under its management throughout the territory for public use during winter (i.e. November 2020 to March 2021) to enable more people to continue to exercise.

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Hong Kong Sports Facilities Funding Scheme Accepts Applications, Eligible Premises Can Receive HK$30,000 Subsidy

Hong Kong News Network, October 30. The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government launched the "Sports Premises Funding Scheme" under the third round of the "Anti-epidemic Fund" to provide a lump-sum subsidy of HK$30,000 for each eligible sports premises, October 30

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Http://www.takungpao.com.hk/news/232109/2020/1030/514241.html

Takungpao

Photo: A questionnaire survey by the Federation of Education found that the school’s National Day flag-raising ceremony has increased by 10% compared to last year. [Ta Kung Pao News] Reporter Han Yuqiong: The latest survey by the Federation of Education found that more than 90% of teachers said that the school held activities to celebrate the National Day this year.

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Sports Premises Subsidy Scheme Under Third Round Of Anti-epidemic Fund Opens For Applications

Gov Hk

The Sports Premises Subsidy Scheme, launched under the third round of the Anti-epidemic Fund by the Government, opened for applications today (October 30). The Scheme will provide a one-off subsidy of $30,000 to each eligible sports premises. Owing to the deteriorating COVID-19 epidemic situation....

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14 People In Shufu County, Kashgar, Xinjiang Tested Positive For The Second Full Nucleic Acid Test

In Shufu County, Kashgar Prefecture, Xinjiang, medical staff collected throat swabs for residents (photographed on October 26).

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1 New Locally Confirmed Case In Qingdao, Shandong, A Nurse In An Isolated And Closed Ward

News from the official WeChat public account of Shandong Provincial Health Commission "Healthy Shandong" on October 30, from 0:00 to 24:00 on October 29: 1 new local confirmed case in Shandong.

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3 New Confirmed Cases In Hong Kong, 1 Of Which Is A Local Case

China News Service, Hong Kong, October 29 (Reporter Han Xingtong) Hong Kong added three new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia on the 29th. They were imported cases and local cases related to earlier confirmed cases. There were no local cases with unknown origin.

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The Ministry Of National Defense Introduces The Arrangements For The Exchanges Between The Chinese And American Armies

On the afternoon of October 29, the Ministry of National Defense held a regular press conference. The Director of the Ministry of National Defense Information Bureau and spokesperson of the Ministry of National Defense, Colonel Wu Qian, answered questions from reporters.

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The U.S. Announced Sanctions On 8 Entities From China And Other Countries

Data map: U.S. Treasury Department Building Source: Xinhua News Agency. Another attack on Chinese companies?

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Campaign To Promote Urban Green Living

In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, personal hygiene and a healthy lifestyle have become prime concerns for all. Hongkongers are getting m...

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