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12.5.21 | Today's bonus bit is NSFW.
Today’s bonus content at the end of High Tide is a tad too NSFW for our usual news briefings but also too absurd to not share (TW fully-clothed depictions of lewd acts). Keep scrolling if you dare!
A suggestion to require vaccinations for foreign domestic workers was poorly received and revoked. The criticism made by the public over discriminative policymaking caused officials to withdraw this proposal.
The government will recognise 10 COVID-19 vaccines to permit returning HK residents a shorter quarantine period. Those returning from overseas will be allowed to self-isolate for less time – 14 days for medium/high-risk countries, seven days for low-risk countries.
HK has purchased the rights to broadcast the 2020 Tokyo games for the first time. The rights will be licensed to five local TV stations for people to watch for free.
Schools will be allowed to open up for half-day and in-person classes with all students from 24 May. Currently, schools have been permitting two-thirds of students to be physically present in classes.
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The Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile’s latest exhibition, Interweaving Poetic Code, features textile works from international artists along with workshops and performances from 1 May to 18 July.
Listen to pianist Niu Niu and cellist Laurent Perrin in a duo live performance of Hope & Harmony.
Mmm… food. Enjoy the delectable goodness of Hong Kong’s best spots to grab a bite of Malaysian street food and support Southeast Asian businesses while you’re at it!
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