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Curriculum change supported

Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung today welcomed the Baptist University’s move to incorporate national security education in their curriculum, saying it is educators’ duty to promote national security education.   Making the remarks today, Mr Yeung said: “I think this is in accordance to the National Security Law because Article 10 requires all the schools including universities to promote national security education in their schools.”   He added that he believes the higher education institutions are adopting their own approaches in this cause.   “Our requirement is for all these educational institutions to follow the Hong Kong National Security Law, the requirements under the Article 10.”   When asked about a teacher’s comment concerning an athlete’s attire during an Olympic competition, Mr Yeung stressed that the whole community should support the Hong Kong team in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.   “So far I think the relevant persons have already made a clarification about

No virus case in restricted area

The Government today completed the compulsory testing and enforcement operation in the Tai Po restricted area with no confirmed COVID-19 cases found.   It made a restriction-testing declaration at 7.10pm yesterday, requiring people in Block 10, Tai Po Centre, 8 On Pong Road to stay in their premises and undergo compulsory testing. About 390 residents were tested.   In the subsequent enforcement operation, around 90 people were checked and one person was found to have breached the compulsory testing requirement.   Government staff also visited about 180 households, of which some 20 did not answer the door. They should contact the Government as soon as possible to arrange testing.   People who stayed in the building for more than two hours from June 7 to 27 must undergo testing by June 29 even if they were not at the building when the declaration took effect.  
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