Regional flag day today

     Three charities have been issued Public Subscription Permits to hold flag sales from 7am to 12.30pm today (July 13). They are, on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps; in Kowloon, Kwun Tong Resident Association; and in the New Territories, Hong Kong Women Development 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 July 13 is as follows:
Region Name of Organisation Colour of Collection Bag Colour of Flag
Hong Kong Island Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps Blue Blue
Kowloon Kwun Tong Resident Association Orange Orange
New Territories Hong Kong Women Development Association Limited Red Beige

     For enquiries, please call the SWD's hotline at 2343 2255, or the designated hotline of the 1823 Call Centre at 3142 2678. Information on flag days is available at the SWD's website ( and the GovHK portal ( Permits for flag days containing contact information of the flag-selling organisations and information on the approved flag-selling activities have also been uploaded to the SWD's website ( For enquiries about the detailed flag-selling arrangements, please contact the individual flag-selling organisations.

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

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

Ends/Saturday, July 13, 2019
Issued at HKT 6:00