Government removes amber outbound travel alert for Russia

     The HKSAR Government today (August 27) removed the amber outbound travel alert (OTA) for Russia.

     A Government spokesman said, "We regularly review the situation of the countries covered by the OTA system and make corresponding adjustments to the OTA level."

     Residents can obtain the latest OTA information on the Security Bureau's OTA webpage: .

     Residents who need assistance while outside Hong Kong may call the 24-hour hotline of the Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit of the Immigration Department at (852) 1868.

Ends/Friday, August 27, 2010
Issued at HKT 20:33