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Testing compliance checks done

The Government today completed enforcement operations at Block 6 of Hanford Garden in Tuen Mun and Goldwin Heights at 2 Seymour Road in Mid-Levels, which were earlier included in compulsory testing notices.   The Civil Service Bureau conducted the Tuen Mun enforcement action from around 8.30am to 11.30am, while the Central & Western District Office carried out the Mid-Levels operation from around 8am to 11am.   Both actions were conducted together with Police and the Department of Health.   The Government arranged for staff to verify the testing certifications of people subject to compulsory testing at the buildings’ entrances and exits.   During the operations, the test records of about 200 people in Block 6 of Hanford Garden and about 430 people in Goldwin Heights were checked.   As a result, seven people in total were found to have violated the compulsory testing notice and were issued with a compulsory testing order.    A fixed penalty notice of $10,000 was also iss

Countryside campaign launched

The Environmental Protection Department today announced that its Countryside Conservation Office launched the Back to Our Countryside campaign to encourage the public to explore Hong Kong's remote rural areas.   As one of the celebration activities for the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the campaign includes a photo and video competition as well as online guided tours.   With the theme of Retaining the Past, the photo and video competition enables people to explore and showcase the unique natural aspects of Hong Kong's countryside through the lens so as to raise public awareness of rural conservation.   It comprises primary school and secondary school categories and an open category, and is open for entries until July 11.   Winning entries will be displayed in an exhibition named Future Captured to be held at the Central Market.   For the online guided tours themed Visible Now, participants can visit Lai Chi Wo, Sha Lo Tung, Sham Chung and Kuk Po online to learn about the time-honoured culture of Hong Kong's countryside areas and diverse natural ecology under the guidance of experienced tour professionals.   Members of the public may register online to join the tours starting today.
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