Coronavirus: Latest social distancing rules in Hong Kong

In an attempt to curb the further spread of the novel coronavirus, the Hong Kong government has released a new set of social distancing rules. In Hong Kong, schools are already closed, and many people are working from home to minimize the spread. Compared to the global epidemic situation, Hong Kong has recorded a relatively …

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Coronavirus outbreak: impact on expats in Hong Kong

Expats and their families have been significantly affected due to the ongoing Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. The spread of the virus shows no sign of abating as Hong Kong’s healthcare system and government struggle to contain the disease. Many expats are wondering how the coronavirus pandemic will play out in the coming months, as the closure …

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Hong Kong Budget 2020 – Implications for the healthcare sector

With the recent release of the Hong Kong 2020 Budget, many will be interested to learn about the implications the budget will have, especially for the private and public healthcare sector. This comes at a time where months of prolonged economic instability due to the protest movements, and also fear of a likely global Covid-19 …

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Hong Kong insurers offer cash payouts to coronavirus patients

Hong Kong insurance companies are offering cash payouts to policyholders who are quarantined or hospitalized due to the coronavirus outbreak. The latest coronavirus, which is more commonly known as the Covid-19 coronavirus, has infected over 78,000 people and killed more than 2,600 – making it twice as deadly as the SARs epidemic in 2003. In …

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