The Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, Mr Paul Chan, unveiled the 2021-22 Budget on 24 February. Please see below some of the major highlights. Kindly note that all currencies shown are denominated in Hong Kong dollars.
We would like to share with you the exciting programme line-up of the Hong Kong Arts Festival (HKAF) 2021, which is a major international arts festival not to be missed. The 49th HKAF will feature a combination of online and in-venue programmes, including an array of PLUS events.
The HKSAR government has announced that with effect from 31 January 2021, the British National (Overseas) passport will no longer be recognised as valid travel document or proof of identity.
HK UPDATE: ENTRY OF NATIONALS OF VIETNAM FOR STUDY AND UNDER THE IMMIGRATION ARRANGEMENTS FOR NON-LOCAL GRADUATES
We would like to inform you that the entry policies for nationals of Vietnam for study and under the Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates (IANG) will be relaxed with effect from today (January 25). Under the latest policies, nationals of Vietnam will be eligible to enter Hong Kong for study in full-time locally-accredited local programmes at undergraduate or above level offered by the University Grants Committee (UGC)-funded institutions.
We would like to share with you the latest issue of the electronic newsletter of Hong Kong’s Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) - ICAC Post. It can be accessed at the link below: https://www.icac.org.hk/icac/post/issue41/en/index.html#
We would like to inform you that the Designated Hotel Scheme for travellers from countries outside China will be implemented from 22 December 2020. This is to further reduce the chance of cross-infection between guests undergoing quarantine and other local guests in hotels.
The novel coronavirus epidemic has brought exceptional challenges to the world. The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government has responded to the needs of Hong Kong people and the society in rolling out a host of relief measures with the following objectives:
Further to our email to you on March 24, the HKSAR Government has decided to extend, until further notice, the entry restriction on non-Hong Kong residents coming from overseas countries or regions by plane and those having been to overseas countries or regions in the past 14 days preceding arrival at Hong Kong. All transit services at the Hong Kong International Airport will also continue to be suspended until further notice.