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Jab pass plan to expand

The vaccine pass arrangement will be implemented in designated healthcare premises under the Food & Health Bureau, the Department of Health and the Hospital Authority (HA) starting June 13, the Government announced today.   The vaccine pass arrangement is applicable to the 13 types of designated healthcare premises primarily providing non-emergency or non-urgent medical services through appointments, such as HA specialist out-patient clinics, and government dental clinics and orthodontic clinics.   Service users and visitors at designated healthcare premises must present upon request their vaccination record, including recovery record, medical exemption certificate, or the negative result proof of a nucleic acid test that is only applicable to service users for staff members' checking. There is no need to scan the vaccine pass QR code.   Service users and visitors who enter the designated healthcare premises for collecting RAT kits, undergoing COVID-19 testing or receivin

$55m controlled medicines seized

Customs today said it detected a case of attempted illegal export of suspected controlled medicines worth about $55 million and arrested several people.   In the operation mounted from September 28 to October 5, customs officers seized about 1.6 million tablets of the controlled medicines at the Hong Kong International Airport, a post office and an industrial unit in Hung Hom and a logistics centre in Sheung Wan.   Over 70% of the seizures were controlled virility products and five people believed to be connected to the case were arrested.   Initial investigation revealed that the arrestees might have laundered the crime proceeds through fund transfers via bank accounts and money service operators to conceal the crime proceeds from overseas areas.   Customs believes it has smashed a syndicate that tried to illegally export controlled medicines, which also involved money laundering of about $20 million in crime proceeds.   People may call 2545 6182 or send an email to crimereport@customs.gov.hk to report suspected illicit activities.
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