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Incident bulletin 28th September 2018

Incident bulletins are sent weekly with information about situations that affect postal distribution.

This week’s bulletin contains updates about: Italy, Argentina, USA, Malaysia, China, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan.

Italy

Start date:                   14th August

End date:                     21st September

All services are now back to normal following the bridge collapse on the 14 August.

Argentina

Start date:                   25th  September

End date:                    28th September

Federations in Argentina have announced a general strike for 24 hours. Local deliveries can therefore be postponed one day.

USA

Start date:                   26th  September

End date:                    unknown

Industry sources are reporting that over 120 flights have been cancelled and more than 700 flights have been delayed since September 26 at John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA), and Newark Liberty Airport (EWR) due to adverse weather conditions.

Malaysia

Start date:                   26th  September

End date:                    unknown

Local media sources indicate that heavy rainfall has been causing flooding in Kuala Lumpur since September 26. Disruption has been reported on several key roads around the city. Further heavy rainfall is anticipated until September 28.

China, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan

Start date:                   1st October

End date:                    10th October

Mail delivery services may be suspended in some Asian countries/territories during the National Day holiday period.

Furthermore, please note that any mail delivery that does take place may be slower than usual due to companies being closed and recipients of mail being away.

Please refer to the following table for mail handling in each country/territory during the National Day holiday period.

Country/Territory China Hong Kong Korea Taiwan
Holiday period Mon., Oct. 1
through
Sun., Oct. 7
Mon., Oct. 1 Wed., Oct. 3 Wed., Oct. 10

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