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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

Risk area list to be adopted

The Government will adopt the list of risk level of places in the Mainland published by the National Health Commission from May 25 and upload the list of medium or high-risk Mainland areas to the Return2hk Scheme thematic website.   It said it has maintained close communication and liaison with the Mainland authorities on COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control measures of both places.   Hong Kong residents who have visited any area in the Mainland being classified as a medium or high-risk area on the list on the scheme's website in the past 14 days prior to and upon the day of arrival in Hong Kong will not be exempted from compulsory quarantine under the scheme upon their entry into the city.
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