Hong Kong’s Immigration Department has issued a statement asserting that there have been no changes to entry procedures for residents of Taiwan.

The statement said: “Regarding an online rumour claiming that the Immigration Department (ImmD) shall prohibit Taiwan residents from entering Hong Kong, ImmD stressed today (August 8) that such rumour is totally unfounded. ImmD will continue to process entry applications for any visitor entering Hong Kong in accordance with the prevailing laws and immigration policies.”

Analysis & Comments: There have been no changes in entry rules for Taiwan residents, and officials continue to process entry applications as they normally would.

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