News: Safety

Reversal of visa ban means Novak Djokovic can play at 2023 Australian Open

Having banned international tennis star Novak Djokovic from entering the country for three years as of January 2022, the Australian Government has overturned its visa ban on the player…

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Nov 16, 2022 Events / Government / Legal / Safety / Sport /


Hong Kong Police arrest five over concert LED screen collapse

Hong Kong Police have made a series of arrests in connection with an incident in July where a large LED screen fell on to the stage at the Hong Kong Coliseum during a concert by local…

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Nov 16, 2022 ByNigel Benton Entertainment / Legal / Safety / Venues /


Hong Kong Government to ease pandemic restrictions for tour groups

The Hong Kong Government is aiming to encourage the return of tour groups by exempting travellers in tour groups from Covid-19 rules that prevent new arrivals from going to venues during…

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Nov 10, 2022 Government / Safety / Tourism /


Able to welcome crowds Hong Kong Sevens deemed a ‘resounding success’

After more than three years away, last weekend’s Hong Kong Rugby Sevens has lived up to its reputation as the administrative region’s landmark sporting event, welcoming over…

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Nov 8, 2022 Events / Safety / Sport / Venues /


Franco Uncini retires from his role as FIM Grand Prix Safety Officer

At the end of the 2022 season, MotoGP™ Legend Franco Uncini will retire from his role as FIM Grand Prix Safety Officer with his replacement named as Bartolomé Alfonso An…

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Nov 6, 2022 Events / Safety / Sport /


South Korean authorities concede extensive failures led to Seoul crowd crush deaths

The South Korean Government has admitted institutional failures in managing crowds as being largely responsible for aa deadly crowd crush killed more than 150 people during Halloween…

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Nov 2, 2022 Events / Safety /


Shanghai Disney shuts as visitors unable to leave without negative COVID test

Visitors were trapped inside Shanghai Disney Resort when the attraction abruptly shut its gates yesterday at 11:39am local time to comply with COVID-19 prevention measures and…

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Nov 1, 2022 Attractions / Safety / Wellness /


Ongoing Chinese COVID prevention measures result in new closure of Universal Beijing Resort

With the Chinese Government maintaining its tough anti-Coronavirus measures, the Universal Beijing Resort has been closed this week while districts in the cities of Wuhan and Guangzhou have…

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Oct 28, 2022 Attractions / Entertainment / Government / Safety / Tourism /



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