Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (12 October 2021)

Locations: ; Hong Kong and Macau; Events: The Hong Kong Observatory is expected to issue Storm Signal 8 before 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Expect heavy rains and strong winds with possible flooding, landslides, power outages, and difficult travel conditions throughout Hong Kong and Macau.

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Memorandum on the Deferred Enforced Departure for Certain Hong Kong Residents

August 5, 2021 – The United States supports the human rights and fundamental freedoms of the residents of Hong Kong. Recognizing the significant erosion of those rights and freedoms in Hong Kong by the People’s Republic of China (PRC), I am directing the deferral of removal of certain Hong Kong residents who are present in …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (11 June 2021)

Location: Causeway Bay, Mong Kok, Yuen Long, Kwun Tong, Central Government Offices, Wan Chai, Admiralty, Sha Tin, Various other locations throughout Hong Kong ; Events: On Saturday, June 12 media report the Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) plans to deploy thousands of officers to prevent unlawful gatherings following the city-wide ban on unauthorized assemblies related …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (4 June 2021)

Location: Victoria Park, Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, Kwun Tong Promenade, Sha Tin Shing Mun River, Mongkok, Sha Tin Town Hall & vicinity, Causeway Bay/Wan Chai area, Yuen Long, Various locations throughout Hong Kong ; Events: The U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau advises U.S. citizens to avoid Victoria Park on June 4, 2021 …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (2 June 2021)

Location: Victoria Park ; Events: The U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau has advised its employees and all American citizens in Hong Kong to avoid Victoria Park on Friday, June 4, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to midnight, and to exercise caution when approaching large gatherings or demonstrations anywhere in the city.

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Statement from National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien

November 11, 2020 – Beijing’s recent actions disqualifying pro-democracy legislators from Hong Kong’s Legislative Council leave no doubt that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has flagrantly violated its international commitments under the Sino-British Joint Declaration and its promises to the people of Hong Kong, including those under the Basic Law.

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Travel Advisory Update for Hong Kong – Level 3 (15 September 2020)

The Travel Advisory for Hong Kong has been updated to reflect health and security conditions on the ground. The Travel Advisory is now at Level 3: Reconsider Travel due to COVID-19 and arbitrary enforcement of local laws. We assess that the risks to U.S. citizens regarding arbitrary enforcement of laws are now the same as in the …

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The President’s Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization

July 14, 2020 – By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 (Public Law 102-393), the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 (Public Law 116-76), the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (17 April 2020)

Location:  Hong Kong and Macau Event:  The Internal Revenue Service urges U.S. taxpayers to beware of telephone calls and email phishing attempts regarding COVID-19.  These can lead to tax-related fraud and identity theft.  Taxpayers should also look out for suspicious websites, text messages, and social media messages that request money or personal information. For more information, …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  …

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Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Entry of aliens who were present in China, excluding the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry in the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamation. If you reside in China, have traveled to China recently, or intend to travel to China …

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Travel Advisory Updates for Hong Kong and Macau – Level 2 (1 February 2020)

Current safety and security information and recommendations are provided in our  Travel Advisory for Hong Kong , currently a Level 2 that encourages all American citizens to exercise increased caution due to the novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China, and civil unrest. Current safety and security information and recommendations are provided in our  Travel Advisory for Macau , currently a Level 2 that …

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Consulate General Operating with Reduced Staffing Levels January 29-31

At the request of the Hong Kong SAR government and to help reduce the risk of the spread of the novel coronavirus, the U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau will operate at reduced staffing levels January 29-31. While the Consulate General will continue to provide scheduled American Citizen Services, all non-immigrant and immigrant visa …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Voting in 2020 U.S. Elections

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state. Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register. Go to FVAP.gov to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, …

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Hanscom Smith Announced as U.S. Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau

The U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau is pleased to announce that Secretary Pompeo has selected Hanscom Smith to be the new Consul General representing the United States to Hong Kong and Macau, succeeding Consul General Kurt W. Tong beginning in July 2019. Mr. Smith is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, …

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Transcript of Consul General Kurt Tong’s TVB Straight Talk interview with Michael Chugani

February 26, 2019 – Michael Chugani (MC): Hello, I’m Michael Chugani and this is Straight Talk. With me today is the US Consul General, Mr. Kurt Tong. Thank you very much. Now, Mr. Consul General, you were here about a year ago.

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U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau 2019 Lunar New Year Message

Happy Lunar New Year! The U.S. Consulate General would like to wish everyone in Hong Kong and Macau a healthy and prosperous Year of the Pig.  Follow us on Facebook and enjoy our annual Lunar New Year video ! The U.S. Consulate General will be closed February 5-7, 2019. Kung Hei Fat Choi! With warmest regards, U.S. Consulate General …

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