Class to be suspended tomorrow

Local | 17 Nov 2019 3:45 pm

Classes at kindergartens, primary and secondary schools will remained suspended on Monday due to safety concerns, Education Bureau announced. 

The bureau said although the roads and public transport services in the territory have gradually resumed, there are still uncertain factors currently.

But it reminded schools that they must keep their premises open and parents may send their children to school if needed.

“Schools should arrange for staff to return to school under safe and feasible conditions to look after students who have arrived at school,” it wrote in a statement. 

Besides,  the bureau said schools may resume classes on Tuesday the earliest if the situation allows.


Meanwhile, Chinese University announced the closure of all offices on campus from Monday to Wednesday. 

The University is soliciting the service of an independent accredited laboratory to conduct air quality examination in areas near Bridge 2, to ensure staff safety. 

Rock cubes were used to block the bridge on Saturday night. 

City University asked all students to evacuate the dormitories, saying freshwater supply will be cut off this evening due to contamination risks.

In an email from student residence office, it said hall residents are requested to leave the dormitories “for own safety without further delay”.

“Please be alerted the student residence is in havoc with unprecedented damages and no longer safe for stay,” it wrote.

“For suspended contamination of water tanks, the fresh water supply is expected to be disconnected at 4pm today for due inspection,” it added.

However, Lingnan University announced its campus facilities will return to normal operation today, whilst it will not open to the public.

“Please note that operations of departmental offices and campus facilities ,except the Student Canteen, of Lingnan University will resume tomorrow (18 November), while the campus will not open to the public,” it wrote in a statement.

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