HK lifts sanctions against PH

In a statement released in Hong Kong government’s official information site, it said,

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government today (April 23) adjusted the Outbound Travel Alert (OTA) for the Philippines to Amber. Hong Kong residents who intend to visit the country or are already there should monitor the situation, exercise caution and attend to personal safety.

Also, in a separate release, Hong Kong said,

The HK Government and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines have agreed that the four demands made by the victims and their families on apology, compensation, sanctions against responsible officials and individuals, and tourist safety measures will be resolved and settled.

The Philippine Government expresses its most sorrowful regret and profound sympathy, and extends its most sincere condolences for the pain and suffering of the victims and their families. The Police Director General of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines has written to all victims or their families.

Sanctions against Philippines diplomats and high official was also lifted.

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