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Regional flag day today
     Three charities have been issued Public Subscription Permits to hold flag sales from 7am to 12.30pm today (November 7). They are, on Hong Kong Island, the Royal British Legion (Hong Kong & China Branch); in Kowloon, the Mongkok Kai-Fong Association Limited; and in the New Territories, Sai Kung and Tseung Kwan O Women's 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 November 7 is as follows:
Region Name of Organisation and Contact Information Colour of Collection Bag Colour of Flag
Hong Kong Island The Royal British Legion (Hong Kong & China Branch)
Contact Person: Mr Yau
Contact Number: 2994 5815
White Red
Kowloon The Mongkok Kai-Fong Association Limited
Contact Person: Mr Ng
Contact Number: 2395 3107
Dark Purple Green
New Territories Sai Kung and Tseung Kwan O Women's Association Limited
Contact Person: Miss Wu
Contact Number: 2792 4980
Yellow Light Yellow

     Details of the charitable fund-raising activities, including any updated information, covered by the issued Public Subscription Permits have been published on the GovHK website (www.gov.hk/en/theme/fundraising/search). Permits for flag days containing information on contact methods of the flag-selling organisations and the approved flag-selling activities have also been uploaded to the SWD's website (www.swd.gov.hk/en/index/site_pubsvc/page_controlofc/sub_flagdays) for reference. For enquiries, please call the SWD's hotline at 2343 2255, or the designated hotline of the 1823 Call Centre at 3142 2678.

     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, November 7, 2020
Issued at HKT 6:00
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