HONG KONG -- The Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM), located in the West Kowloon Cultural District of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, was inaugurated on June 22 and is scheduled to open to the public on July 2.
More than 40,000 tickets were sold or reserved within eight hours on the first day of public sale, and all free visits on Wednesdays in July were fully booked. (Hong Kong-HKPM-HKSAR 25, FEATURE)
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MANILA -- The Philippines' Davao City wants Chinese investors to take advantage of the bright business climate and the myriad business opportunities offered by the city, especially in the agriculture and manufacturing sectors.
To attract more Chinese investors, April Marie Dayap, director of the Davao City Investment Promotion Center, told Xinhua that the southern Philippine city has offered preferential policies for investors to do business in sectors such as agriculture and food processing, manufacturing, and tourism. (Philippines-Davao City-Chinese Investment)
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CANBERRA -- Health authorities in Australia's capital Canberra have warned of a new wave of coronavirus infections.
Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith revealed that modeling has indicated the territory is currently experiencing another wave of COVID-19 infections. (Australia-COVID-19-New Wave)
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KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia recorded 1,894 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Monday, bringing the total tally to 4,558,558, according to the Health Ministry.
The newly reported cases included six imported cases and 1,888 local transmissions, data released on the ministry's website showed. (Malaysia-COVID-19- Update)