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[Youth Hostel] Home2 Youth Hostel

To further address the housing needs of young people, the Government announced in the 2022 Policy Address and the Youth Development Blueprint the initiative to expand the Youth Hostel Scheme by subsidising NGOs to rent suitable hotels and guesthouses for use as youth hostels. The "Home² Youth Hostel" project located at Nina Hotel Tsuen Wan West, is collabprated and operated by the Y.Elites Association and the Nina Hospitality. Four levels of hotel rooms of the Nina Hotel Tsuen Wan West will be converted into youth hostels, providing 4 types of room for application. Eligibility - Hong Kong permanent resident aged 18 or above but below 31 as at the application deadline- Working youth (e.g. Full-time, Part-time, Self-employed) Full-time students are not eligible- Monthly income not exceeding 75% of the monthly employment earnings of employed persons aged 18-30 as per the latest statistics issued by the Census and Statistics Department of the Governement (current data: HKD26,000) for a one-person applicant (The income level of a two-person applicant should not exceed twice that of a one-person applicant)- Total net asset not exceeding HKD390,000 and HKD780,000 respectively for a one-person household and a two-person household- Do not own or co-own any residential property in Hong Kong- If the applicants are public housing tenants, the public housing or interm housing should not be left vacant due to the youth hostel tenancy- Have not been living in the youth hostels under the Youth Hostel Scheme of the Government, for more than three years Details and Application Enquiry No. 2111 2970

National Security Education Day 2023

On 1 July 2015, the National Security Law of the people's Republic of China was adopted at the 15th Session of the Standing Committee of the 12th National people's Congress, and 15 April each year was designated as the National Security Education Day. The National Security Education Day aims at raising public awareness of national security, creating a positive atmosphere of safeguarding national security, enhancing the capacity to fend off national security risks, deepening public understanding of the Constitution, the Basic Law and national security, and fostering a sense of national identity. The activites for 2023 are as follows: “National Security Education Day” Opening Ceremony cum Seminars Themes of the seminars 1. National security challenges in today's international situation and counter measures2. Challenges of financial security and cyber security and counter measures3. The Hong Kong National Security Law and the practice of the rule of lawVenue: Grand Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Time: Live stream by RTHK 32 from 9:30am on 15 April “National Security Education Day” Flag Raising CeremonyThe Security Bureau and the disciplined services departments and auxillary forces under it will jointly host a flag raising ceremony at the Hong Kong Police College, Wong Chuk Hang.Venue:  TheHong Kong Police College, Wong Chuk HangTime: Live stream by RTHK 32 from 7:40am on 15 April Open Day of Disciplined Services Departments’ Training SchoolsThe Security Bureau and the disciplined services departments and auxillary forces under it will open five disciplined services departments’ training schools to the public to deepen the community’s understanding of their work as well as the work of safeguarding national security and the effectiveness of such work. Locations of the open day:1. Hong Kong Police College, Wong Chuk Hang2. Immigration Service Institute of Training and Development, Castle Peak Bay, Tuen Mun3. Hong Kong Customs College, Tuen Mun4. Hong Kong Correctional Services Academy, Stanley5. Fire and Ambulance Services Academy, Tseung Kwan O TV and radio programme “NSL Chronicles II”“NSL Chronicles II” is coordinated by the Security Bureau, supported by the Department of Justice and produced by RTHK. Broadcast will commence on RTHK 31 and Radio 1 on 16 April 2023. Thereafter, the programme will be aired on RTHK 31 every Sunday evening at 7:30m - 8pm, and RTHK Radio 1 every Sunday afternoon at 4pm - 5pm. National Security Education Exhibition 1. A large scale exhibition will be held at the following three locations from 15 April to 30 June 2023. 15 April - Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre16 April to 5 May - Central Government Offices, Admiralty6 May to 30 June - City Gallery 2. Community roving exhibition will be held at the following nine locations from 15 April to 30 June 2023. 15 April to 28 April - Hong Kong Central Library29 April to 5 May - Kowloon Park Arcade6 May to 10 May - Olympian City I11 May to 20 May - Queensway Government Offices21 May to 26 May - Citywalk II27 May to 2 June - Tai Po Mega Mall3 June to 16 June - The Rotunda, Exchange Square17 June to 23 June - MOSTown, Ma On Shan24 June to 30 June - Civic Education Resources Centre, Youth Square, Chai Wan  Activities Organised by 18 Districts for the “National Security Education Day” The Home and Youth Affairs Bureau and the Home Affairs Department support the “National Security Education Day”. The District Offices under the Department will launch activities in 18 Districts as follows. Central and Western Central and Western District National Security Education Day Seminar in Celebration of the 26th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR Eastern National Security Education in Eastern District Kowloon City Kowloon City District National Security Law Promotional Seminar Kwun Tong Kwun Tong District National Security Education Day Carnival 2023 Southern Southern District Youth Talent Show cum Prize Presentation Ceremony for the National Security Education Day Sham Shui Po  “Safeguarding National Security with Sham Shui Po” National Security Education Day Wan Chai Wan Chai National Security Education Day Carnival cum Football Competition Wong Tai Sin The National Security Story - Sharing Session for “Love in Wong Tai Sin, Little National Security Teachers” Yau Tsim Mong Know Your National Security - 415 National Security Workshop   Know Your National Security - 415 National Security Education Day Board Game Event   National Security Education Day Bus Parade in Yau Tsim Mong Islands National Security Education Day Variety Show 2023 in Islands District Kwai Tsing Kwai Tsing District National Security Education Canival North North District National Security Education Day Carnival 2023 Sai Kung Sai Kung New Journey Series - National Security Education Day Sha Tin Sha Tin District National Security Education Day Tai Po  “Security Brings Prosperity” - Tai Po District National Security Education Fun Day Tsuen Wan Campus roving exhibition on promoting The National Security Law in Tsuen Wan Tuen Mun Competitions and Award Ceremony for National Security Education Day in Tuen Mun District Yuen Long  “Prosperity, Peace and Happiness Across Nation” - National Security Education Day in Yuen Long District   Members of the public are welcome to visit the National Security Education Day's dedicated website and the Activity overview to view the full list of events.

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