There are reports of possible protest activities in and around the following areas:
a) Rallies at some shopping centres in Shatin, Tsuen Wan, Tsing Yi, West Kowloon, Kowloon Bay and Tseung Kwan O (12 October afternoon);
b) Protest march from Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower at Salisbury Road to Sham Shui Po Sports Ground in Sham Shui Po (12 October afternoon but protesters are likely to spill into other areas);
c) Protest march from Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade at Salisbury Road to Hong Kong West Kowloon High Speed Rail Station (12 October afternoon but protesters are likely to spill into other areas);
d) Rally at New Town Plaza in Shatin (12 October evening); and
e) Rallies at some shopping centres in Kowloon Bay, Mong Kok, Shatin, Tseung Kwan O, Central, Tsuen Wan, Tsing Yi and Tuen Mun (13 October afternoon)
Road closures and traffic disruptions in the aforementioned areas are expected.
Singaporeans are advised to defer non-essential travel to Hong Kong, given current developments. If you are already in Hong Kong, you should take all necessary precautions to ensure your personal safety. You are advised to stay vigilant, monitor developments through the local news, and heed the instructions of the local authorities. You should avoid protests and large public gatherings, and stay in touch with your family and friends so that they know you are safe.
You may wish to follow the Hong Kong Police Force on their social media accounts (https://www.facebook.com/hongkongpoliceforce and https://twitter.com/hkpoliceforce) for latest updates. The latest information on special traffic arrangements is available at (https://www.td.gov.hk/en/special_news/spnews.htm) Singaporeans travelling to HKIA may also need to cater for additional travelling time and check with their airlines or the HKIA website (https://www.hongkongairport.com/en/) for flight status and important announcements before proceeding to the airport.
Singaporeans in Hong Kong are encouraged to eRegister with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at https://eregister.mfa.gov.sg/ to enable us to contact you should the need arise.
Those who require consular assistance can contact the Singapore Consulate-General in Hong Kong, or the MFA Duty Office (24hrs) at:
Singapore Consulate-General in Hong Kong
Tel: +852-2527-2212 or +852-9466-1251 (after office hours)
Email: [email protected]
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office (24 hours)
Tanglin, Singapore 248163
Telephone: +65 6379 8800 / 8855
Email: [email protected]