Hong Kong – Full resumption of clearance services at Man Kam To Boundary Control Point next Monday

Full resumption of clearance services at Man Kam To Boundary Control Point next Monday

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     The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government was notified by the Shenzhen authority today (November 10) that all clearance services at the Man Kam To Boundary Control Point will fully resume at 7am next Monday (November 13).

Hong Kong – Resumption of bus service on Shek O Road

Resumption of bus service on Shek O Road

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     The Transport Department (TD) today (September 10) said that Shek O Road, which was temporarily closed due to landslide and road subsidence, was reopened after emergency repairs. After bus trial, Citybus route no. 9 (Shau Kei Wan – Shek O) will be resumed with deployment of single-deck buses. The first departure will be departed from Shau Kei Wan and Shek O respectively at 6am today.

     The TD reminded motorists to pay attention to traffic conditions and drive with care as the concerned section of the road is converted into one-lane-two-way traffic.

Hong Kong – Resumption of service at Returning Officer’s office of Legislative Council Election Committee constituency by-election

Resumption of service at Returning Officer’s office of Legislative Council Election Committee constituency by-election

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     The Registration and Electoral Office announced that the service of the office of the Returning Officer for the 2022 Legislative Council Election Committee constituency by-election will resume from 9am today (November 3).


 


     The nomination period for the by-election runs from November 1 to 14. Nominations are accepted from 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday, and from 9am to noon on Saturdays. Nominees who want to submit their nomination forms must personally hand in the completed nomination forms to the Returning Officer during the nomination period.


 


     For enquiries, please call the election hotline on 2891 1001.


Hong Kong – Service resumption of Faster Payment System

Service resumption of Faster Payment System

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The following is issued on behalf of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority:

     The Faster Payment System (FPS) has resumed service at 1pm. Banks and stored value facility operators will gradually resume the related services.
      
     The public can contact individual banks or stored value facility operators for more details regarding FPS service availability.
      
     The planned system maintenance, which involved a site relocation and system upgrade, was more complicated than previous FPS system maintenance work. Due to unforeseen circumstances in the process, the fallback arrangement was triggered as planned, and the system has resumed services. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Hong Kong – Partial resumption of surface mail services to Mainland China

Partial resumption of surface mail services to Mainland China

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     Hongkong Post announced today (August 30) that with extended surface mail routes and the adjustment in processing capacity at the Mail Processing Centre in Guangzhou, surface mail services to certain areas of Mainland China (the provinces of Guangdong, Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, Hubei, Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan and Hainan, as well as Guangxi and the municipality of Chongqing) previously suspended (except for surface packet and parcel services to the province of Guangdong) will resume from tomorrow (August 31). Surface packet and parcel services to Guangdong Province are still under suspension until further notice. Nevertheless, due to the backlog at the Centre, mail delivery services are subject to delay.