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New harbourfront space opens

The Development Bureau announced that the Pierside Precinct near Wan Chai Ferry Pier further opened today, providing a nostalgic harbourfront leisure space with a panoramic view of Victoria Harbour for the public.   Being the 12th harbourfront leisure space that opened since October last year, the newly opened area is located to the east of the ferry pier on a harbour site reclaimed for the construction of the Central-Wan Chai Bypass.   The bureau said under the incremental approach, a 180-metre-long promenade of the precinct opened earlier in March, followed by the opening of a further 80m in October.   With an area of about 4,600 sq m, the newly opened part has almost doubled the precinct's original space.   In contrast to the colourful cartoon style adopted at other harbourfront sites opened earlier in Western District and Wan Chai, the precinct mainly comprises simple fair-faced concrete and wooden structures.   It features a stylish touch with its clear and rectiline

Voucher collection deadline extended

The Government announced today that it will extend the deadline for Octopus card users to tap their cards for collecting consumption vouchers to September 30, 2022.   The original arrangement requires people who collect the vouchers via Octopus to tap their cards to collect the vouchers within three months after the disbursement date of each instalment as the uncollected voucher value will become invalid after the deadline.   Hence, those who were disbursed with the first vouchers on August 1 via Octopus cards must tap their cards to collect the vouchers by October 31.   As a small number of people have not yet tapped their cards to collect the vouchers and in view of the same situation possibly occurring again, the collection period will be extended to September 30, 2022 regardless of batches and instalments.   The arrangement aims to spare the public the need to calculate the collection periods for vouchers disbursed at different times.   This change will not affect the other existing arrangements for disbursing vouchers via Octopus to eligible people, the Government added.   Click here or call 18 5000 to enquire about the Consumption Voucher Scheme.
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