The government said the stadium was expected to reopen in mid-2019. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Eight months on, Hong Kong’s Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground has still not recovered from Typhoon Mangkhut

  • The most intense typhoon in Hong Kong’s history severely damaged the power supply, roof, track and grass pitch at Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground
  • Local residents are inconvenienced by its continued closure – and worried about the next typhoon season
Topic |   Typhoon Mangkhut

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The government said the stadium was expected to reopen in mid-2019. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Fallen trees cause roadblocks at Diamond Hill after Typhoon Mangkhut hit Hong Kong on Sunday September 16, 2018. Photo: Winson Wong

Give Hong Kong workers better protection against employer reprisals for absences after typhoons, trade union tells government

  • The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions says the government’s guidelines for employers during storms, suggested on Tuesday, lack legal heft
  • The federation’s bill would give the government the power to issue suspension orders and spare workers pressure to turn up after major storms
Topic |   Extreme weather

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Fallen trees cause roadblocks at Diamond Hill after Typhoon Mangkhut hit Hong Kong on Sunday September 16, 2018. Photo: Winson Wong
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