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Regional flag day today

     Three charities will hold flag sales from 7am to 12.30pm today (December 20). They are, on Hong Kong Island, Care for Your Heart; in Kowloon, The Chinese Rhenish Church Hong Kong Synod; and in the New Territories, Wai Ji Christian Service, a spokesman for the Social Welfare Department (SWD) said.

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

     Information on the three flag-selling organisations on December 20 is as follows:

Region      Name ofˇ@ˇ@ˇ@      Colour ofˇ@ ˇ@Colour
            Organisation       Collectionˇ@ˇ@of Flag
------      ------------       ----------    -------

Hong Kong   Care for           Pink           Pink
Island      Your Heart                  
Kowloon     The Chinese        Purple         Purple
            Rhenish Church
            Hong Kong Synod
New         Wai Ji Christian   Yellow         Yellow
Territories Service

     For enquiries, please call SWD'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 SWD's website (

     Details of the charitable fund-raising activities covered by Public Subscription Permit issued by SWD have also been uploaded on the GovHK website (

     If any fraudulent flag day activity is suspected, people should not make any donation and should immediately report the matter to the police.

Ends/Saturday, December 20, 2014
Issued at HKT 06:01


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