S1E16: New restrictions as Hong Kong faces fifth wave of Covid-19: Inside Hong Kong Ep 16

9:27
 
Share
 

Manage episode 316853212 series 2424839
By ST/BT Podcast team and The Straits Times. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Synopsis: Every week, The Straits Times analyses the latest developments in Hong Kong.

The Straits Times' Hong Kong correspondent Claire Huang speaks with Money FM's Rachel Kelly and Shehzad Haque on the following points:

Highlights of conversation (click/tap above):

01:02 Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam investigates as government officials tested positive involved in gathering causing the fifth wave of Covid-19

03:03 New restrictions in Hong Kong being enforced after a year of relaxed measures

05:26 Increase of vaccinations being carried out - showing progress being made

06:38 Cruises to nowhere suspended as 9 passengers were close contacts of Omicron variant outbreak

08:12 Hong Kong IPOs are not requested to seek approval from data security

Produced by: Prime Time, Money FM 89.3 & Fa'izah Sani

Edited by: Nadiah Koh

Subscribe to our Asian Insider Podcast channel to follow our various shows each week and rate us on your favourite audio apps:

Channel: https://str.sg/JWa7

Apple Podcasts: https://str.sg/JWa8

Google Podcasts: https://str.sg/wQsB

Spotify: https://str.sg/JWaX

SPH Awedio app: https://www.awedio.sg/

Website: http://str.sg/stpodcasts

Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg

Read Claire Huang's stories: https://str.sg/3xR6

Follow Claire Huang on Twitter: https://str.sg/3xRL

Register for Asian Insider newsletter: https://str.sg/stnewsletters

---

Discover more ST podcast series:

Green Pulse Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaf

Health Check Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaN

ST Sports Talk Podcast: https://str.sg/JWRE

#PopVultures Podcast: https://str.sg/JWad

Bookmark This! Podcast: https://str.sg/JWas

Lunch With Sumiko Podcast: https://str.sg/J6hQ

Discover BT Podcasts: https://bt.sg/pcPL

Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts!

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Chapters

1. Govt officials tested positive (00:01:02)

2. New restrictions in Hong Kong (00:03:03)

3. Increase of vaccinations (00:05:26)

4. Cruises to nowhere suspended (00:06:38)

5. Hong Kong IPOs do not need approval (00:08:12)

334 episodes