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The fourth wave of the COVID-19 epidemic has lasted for some time. To our great relief, the number of local confirmed cases has remained at low levels in recent days. The Government's multi-pronged strategy of continuously enhancing our anti-epidemic measures and preventing the importation of cases has proven effective.   Apart from keeping social distancing measures in place and mounting an extensive promotion of testing, we have specifically strengthened the manpower in contact tracing as this is a particularly crucial measure in cutting the chains of viral transmission.   The Department of Health's Contact Tracing Office has redoubled its efforts in speeding up the process of identifying close contacts. Their sterling efforts in contact tracing in the gym cluster last month have significantly helped in suppressing rebounds within a number of days. This was a remarkable success.   For this, I must thank all those who have helped, including some 200 colleagues seconded f

KS Wong joins green webinar

Secretary for the Environment KS Wong today discussed with more than 170 entrepreneurs and business executives from different European countries the prospects for European technology in contributing to a carbon-neutral Hong Kong.   During the webinar discussion, Mr Wong said Hong Kong has been exploring various solutions to combat climate change, noting that European technology has been playing a key role in establishing state-of-the-art waste-to-energy/resources facilities in the city.   He also appealed to European enterprises to grasp the many business opportunities arising from Hong Kong's progressive targets set on carbon neutrality.   The webinar was organised by the Hong Kong Economic & Trade Offices in Brussels and in Berlin, with support from 10 organisations and Belgium-Hong Kong Society Chairman Alexander De Beir as the moderator.
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