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Regional flag day today

     Three charities will hold flag sales from 7am to 12.30pm today (January 26). They are, on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Blind Union; in Kowloon, Asia Women's League Limited; and in the New Territories, Hong Kong Eating Disorders Association Limited, a spokesman for the Social Welfare Department (SWD) said.

     Arrangements have been made with the charities to help people distinguish between the three flag-selling activities.

     Information on the three flag-selling organisations on January 26 is as follows:

Region       Name of         Colour of     Colour
             Organisation    Collection    of Flag
------       ------------    ----------    -------
Hong Kong    Hong Kong         Yellow       White
Island       Blind Union
Kowloon      Asia Women's      Orange       Beige
             League Limited

New          Hong Kong Eating  Orange       Yellow
Territories  Disorders

     For enquiries, please call the department's hotline at 2343 2255, or SWD headquarters at 2832 4311 during office hours. Information on the flag days of the month is also available at the department's website (

     Details of the charitable fund-raising activities covered by Public Subscription Permit issued by the SWD have also been uploaded to a one-stop portal( launched by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer.

     In the case of suspected fraudulent flag day activities, people should not make any donation and should immediately report the matter to the police.

Ends/Saturday, January 26, 2013
Issued at HKT 06:01


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