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Bringing bridges, subways to life

Local artists and government landscape architects have breathed new life into flyovers and subways in the city, tapping into characteristics of various communities.   The beautification works have also led to job creations, easing the pressure on the labour market due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   The subways close to Tung Chung Swimming Pool have been given a facelift since June, showcasing the beautiful and unique scenery of Lantau Island, such as Ngong Ping 360, the Big Buddha, Tung Chung Fort, Sunset Peak and Lantau Peak.   The exquisite creations belong to a group of artists who were born after 1990. They blanketed the subways with the island’s spectacular landscape. Rita Lau is one of them.   “I am a Tung Chung resident. So I know other Tung Chung residents, and their feelings and feedback,” Ms Lau said.   Local flair   The decoration not only promotes the beauty of Lantau, but also upgrades different parts of the subways with different colour schemes and images.   “W

Police report initial COVID-19 case

Police today said a constable posted to the Police College has preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19.   A coronavirus test was arranged for the 40-year-old male police officer after a family member was suspected to have contracted the disease.   He last attended work on January 19, had no contact with the public and wore a face mask while on duty.   All police officers and civilian staff who might have come into contact with the officer concerned have been arranged to undergo COVID-19 testing.   Additionally, all facilities in the office concerned have been sterilised.   Police will maintain close communication with the Department of Health.
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