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The MTR announced service delays on the West Rail and Ma On Shan lines for 2 May. The first trains will head out at 7:30 AM, two hours later than usual due to line testing.
Macau rejects a quarantine-free travel arrangement between it and HK. "We don't require a lot, but the infections must be maintained at zero for at least 14 days for us to take the next step,” said Macau Chief Executive Ho Iat-seng.
A public-private sector programme will allow patients with stable chronic illnesses to receive care from the private sector at public prices. Officials hope this endeavour will free up the heavily burdened (paywalled) public resources.
The police officer who pepper-sprayed ex-legislator Ted Hui’s goggles directly in the eyes at a 2019 anti-extradition protest has been exonerated.
“At the time, the police were facing a large volume of violent demonstrators and had no other option but to use the minimum level of force – that is, to spray pepper spray at you and other demonstrators. Therefore, we classify this allegation as ‘without fault.'”
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Tomorrow evening tune in for a talk on Employment in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, where speakers (including Charles Mok, former head of LegCo’s IT committee) will discuss topics such as recruitment practices, upskilling, employer/employee expectations, and the impact we can expect.
On Wednesday, fashion platform Zalando hosted a talk with three guests to discuss and share their experiences as Asians living in Europe. The panel includes Susie Lau, a British journalist with roots in HK. Thanks to HT reader and photographer Chris Lusher for sharing this!
The Australian Consulate is hiring! The office is looking for a Consular and Passports Manager and Officer as well as a Senior Property and Security Manager. Applications are due next Friday (23 April).