Leung Pak-hei

Hong Kong

Leung Pak-hei

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Pak-hei, who is currently studying journalism at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, joined the Post as an intern in winter 2021.

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Top advisers to Hong Kong’s leader express shock over proposal senior civil servants receive record 7.26 per cent pay rise

Executive councillor Regina Ip says residents will find proposal hard to accept as more than 200,000 people had lost their jobs or were underemployed.

Executive councillor Regina Ip says residents will find proposal hard to accept as more than 200,000 people had lost their jobs or were underemployed.

21 May 2022 - 10:12PM
Hong Kong welfare minister warns low quality care homes for elderly, disabled could be replaced in future under new bill for failing to meet requirements

Government’s recently gazetted bill proposes raising minimum area of floor space per resident and required number of staff in care homes for elderly and disabled.

Government’s recently gazetted bill proposes raising minimum area of floor space per resident and required number of staff in care homes for elderly and disabled.

16 May 2022 - 11:34AM
Call for government to help poorer Hong Kong residents visit loved ones living in mainland China

High cost of quarantine hotel and limited places mean residents cannot see family members over border, with average of 22 months separating visits, Society for Community Organisation finds.

High cost of quarantine hotel and limited places mean residents cannot see family members over border, with average of 22 months separating visits, Society for Community Organisation finds.

16 May 2022 - 12:00PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s Cheung Chau a scenic hotspot as visitors flock to island in first long weekend since early easing of pandemic curbs

Iconic bun-scrambling festival cancelled for third time since 2020, however, and businesses say revenue is still not at pre-pandemic levels.

Iconic bun-scrambling festival cancelled for third time since 2020, however, and businesses say revenue is still not at pre-pandemic levels.

7 May 2022 - 7:07PM
Hong Kong’s Urban Renewal Authority close to full buyout at To Kwa Wan site after offering host of concessions

More than 90 per cent of owners have agreed to sell after authority cut premiums by more than HK$60 million and government gave each seller HK$1 million reduction in fees.

More than 90 per cent of owners have agreed to sell after authority cut premiums by more than HK$60 million and government gave each seller HK$1 million reduction in fees.

2 May 2022 - 2:12PM
First international travellers flying into Hong Kong after travel rules eased express relief over being allowed to enter city

City has ended entry ban on foreigners, but non-resident visitors and returning locals must spend seven days in compulsory quarantine.

City has ended entry ban on foreigners, but non-resident visitors and returning locals must spend seven days in compulsory quarantine.

3 May 2022 - 12:23PM
‘Goodbye and good luck’: Hong Kong souvenirs such as Star Ferry baubles, tram magnets among hot items for those leaving city

Shops that used to cater mainly to expats say more locals are buying gifts for departing Hongkongers

Shops that used to cater mainly to expats say more locals are buying gifts for departing Hongkongers

17 Apr 2022 - 2:08PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong health minister dismisses concerns over toughened law for pet owners who refuse to give up animals for disease-control purposes

Under the revised law, owners who refuse order face fines of up to HK$10,000 and six months’ jail.

Under the revised law, owners who refuse order face fines of up to HK$10,000 and six months’ jail.

16 Apr 2022 - 11:01PM
Hong Kong police arrest 3 suspects over scheme to convert e-vouchers into cash as thousands of residents splash out at stores

Three suspects are arrested in Mong Kok, Sham Shui Po and Tseung Kwan O, after allegedly using social media to promote deal to convert e-vouchers into cash.

Three suspects are arrested in Mong Kok, Sham Shui Po and Tseung Kwan O, after allegedly using social media to promote deal to convert e-vouchers into cash.

11 Apr 2022 - 10:09AM
Coronavirus: family members’ objections pose roadblock for Hong Kong’s home vaccination service, up to 20 per cent of bookings cancelled last minute

Hong Kong Council of Social Service says it has encountered cases where a booking was made but a relative shows up on the day of the appointment to voice disapproval.

Hong Kong Council of Social Service says it has encountered cases where a booking was made but a relative shows up on the day of the appointment to voice disapproval.

2 Apr 2022 - 6:36PM
Hong Kong police arrest 8 on suspicion of laundering HK$10 million in crime proceeds, producing fake banknotes

Six men, two women arrested on Friday, with three of them believed to be core members of a syndicate.

Six men, two women arrested on Friday, with three of them believed to be core members of a syndicate.

26 Mar 2022 - 9:46PM
Hong Kong jobless subsidy scheme receives nearly 180,000 applications within 3 days of launch, city leader pledges no upper limit to support

City leader Carrie Lam says the subsidy scheme will continue to approve applications, even if the initiative exceeds the target of 300,000 recipients.

City leader Carrie Lam says the subsidy scheme will continue to approve applications, even if the initiative exceeds the target of 300,000 recipients.

26 Mar 2022 - 6:31PM
Hong Kong customs arrests 2 teenagers, seizes HK$110 million worth of cocaine hidden in electric transformer from Costa Rica

Officers found 100 bricks of suspected cocaine, each weighing 1.2kg, in 10 metal boxes when investigating an electric transformer in February.

Officers found 100 bricks of suspected cocaine, each weighing 1.2kg, in 10 metal boxes when investigating an electric transformer in February.

26 Mar 2022 - 7:29PM
Coronavirus Hong Kong: one-fifth of fitness centres face closure under weight of business curbs, industry leader warns

Industry leader says the fitness sector has lost at least HK$1 billion since the temporary closure of centres in early January.

Industry leader says the fitness sector has lost at least HK$1 billion since the temporary closure of centres in early January.

17 Mar 2022 - 8:45PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong logs record 198 deaths, over 27,000 Covid cases; city leader ‘cautious’ on whether infection numbers have peaked

Health official warns the public to remain vigilant, comply with anti-epidemic curbs as mandated lockdown cases continue to remain steady.

Health official warns the public to remain vigilant, comply with anti-epidemic curbs as mandated lockdown cases continue to remain steady.

13 Mar 2022 - 2:22AM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vows to spend as much as it takes, fully mobilise civil service to get city ‘out of epidemic as soon as possible’

Chief Executive Carrie Lam also offers her ‘deep condolences’ to those who have lost loved ones to the coronavirus.

Chief Executive Carrie Lam also offers her ‘deep condolences’ to those who have lost loved ones to the coronavirus.

12 Mar 2022 - 11:14PM
Woman in Hong Kong fined HK$5,000 over smearing of saliva on MTR train door

Online videos show her in stand-off with other irate passengers, and even accusing staff member trying to get her to leave of sexual assault.

Online videos show her in stand-off with other irate passengers, and even accusing staff member trying to get her to leave of sexual assault.

5 Mar 2022 - 5:10PM
Coronavirus: residents forced to wait up to 26 hours for ambulances as demand soars and paramedics fall ill in Hong Kong

Nearly 270 paramedics are off work after becoming infected, while more than 400 others deemed close contacts are in isolation.

Nearly 270 paramedics are off work after becoming infected, while more than 400 others deemed close contacts are in isolation.

27 Feb 2022 - 1:20AM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong residents rush to stock up on frozen meat after outbreak at abattoirs affects supply

Closure of Sheung Shui and Tsuen Wan slaughterhouses has affected supply, with a number of fresh meat stalls closed and residents forced to buy frozen products instead.

Closure of Sheung Shui and Tsuen Wan slaughterhouses has affected supply, with a number of fresh meat stalls closed and residents forced to buy frozen products instead.

26 Feb 2022 - 6:16PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong boy band Mirror begins work on ‘anti-pandemic video’ as donations pour in for city’s Covid-19 fight

Efforts are in response to call to action by liaison office head Luo Huining to tackle surge in infections.

Efforts are in response to call to action by liaison office head Luo Huining to tackle surge in infections.

19 Feb 2022 - 10:55PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong civil servants to be deployed as part of lockdown, isolation measures to help combat fifth wave, sources say

List of civil servants from various departments expected to be announced on Monday, with deployment to last for three months; city confirms 6,063 coronavirus infections.

List of civil servants from various departments expected to be announced on Monday, with deployment to last for three months; city confirms 6,063 coronavirus infections.

19 Feb 2022 - 10:57PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s public transport hit hard by Omicron outbreak, with patronage down 40 per cent

Secretary for Transport and Housing Frank Chan says tightened social-distancing measures have affected livelihoods in the industry.

Secretary for Transport and Housing Frank Chan says tightened social-distancing measures have affected livelihoods in the industry.

12 Feb 2022 - 5:48PM
Hong Kong expats are relocating at a faster pace than before, but Singapore isn’t their only destination

While some jobs and expats in law and banking are heading to Singapore, the city state is facing domestic demands to prioritise local workers.

While some jobs and expats in law and banking are heading to Singapore, the city state is facing domestic demands to prioritise local workers.

8 Jan 2022 - 12:33PM
Coronavirus: Hong Kong suspends ‘cruises to nowhere’ for 2 weeks after ship ordered to cut sailing short for emergency passenger testing

Spectrum of the Seas returns a day early so thousands of passengers and staff on board can undergo screening.

Spectrum of the Seas returns a day early so thousands of passengers and staff on board can undergo screening.

6 Jan 2022 - 3:33PM
Hong Kong’s vaccination drive gets shot in arm amid rush for jabs as new rules loom, with some fearing restaurant ban equals ‘no meaning in life’

Tuesday’s first-dose daily rate of 18,013 hits four-month high, with many choosing Sinovac jab out of concern over stronger side effects from BioNTech vaccine.

Tuesday’s first-dose daily rate of 18,013 hits four-month high, with many choosing Sinovac jab out of concern over stronger side effects from BioNTech vaccine.

5 Jan 2022 - 11:20AM
New rule kicks in for Hong Kong schools to hold regular flag-raising ceremonies, some campuses seek training help from police

Under the amended National Flag and Emblem Ordinance, schools must hold a ceremony at least once a week, with acts of improper flag handling and disposal banned.

Under the amended National Flag and Emblem Ordinance, schools must hold a ceremony at least once a week, with acts of improper flag handling and disposal banned.

5 Jan 2022 - 2:40PM
Hong Kong’s first fencing centre at secondary school opens amid hopes city’s youth will take to sport that brought home historic Olympic gold

Facility at HKTA The Yuen Yuen Institute No 1 Secondary School in Kwai Tsing will also be available to students from other campuses on bookings basis.

Facility at HKTA The Yuen Yuen Institute No 1 Secondary School in Kwai Tsing will also be available to students from other campuses on bookings basis.

3 Jan 2022 - 9:08AM
Tens of thousands gather in Hong Kong to ring in 2022, with revellers hoping for end to Covid-19 pandemic and a return to normality in new year

Many of those waiting to ring in new year hope for end to pandemic and return to normality in the coming 12 months.

Many of those waiting to ring in new year hope for end to pandemic and return to normality in the coming 12 months.

1 Jan 2022 - 2:43PM
Hong Kong customs seizes 420 million illicit cigarettes with market value of HK$1.2 billion, more than doubling yearly haul

Seizures included a haul of 20.8 million cigarettes, worth HK$57 million, netted in a raid on a container yard in Yuen Long on Thursday.

Seizures included a haul of 20.8 million cigarettes, worth HK$57 million, netted in a raid on a container yard in Yuen Long on Thursday.

24 Dec 2021 - 9:46PM
Hong Kong weather: temperatures to drop below 9 degrees Celsius after mild Christmas Day

Saturday highs of 21 degrees likely to plunge to single digits early next week. Monsoon effects, upper-air disturbance bringing the colder spell to Hong Kong.

Saturday highs of 21 degrees likely to plunge to single digits early next week. Monsoon effects, upper-air disturbance bringing the colder spell to Hong Kong.

24 Dec 2021 - 3:49PM