The number of domestic workers in Hong Kong went slightly up in September, with 2,372 more Filipinos recorded by the Immigration Department.
From 204,023 Filipino domestic workers in the city in August, the population increased slightly to 206,395 in the previous month.
But an agency union head said the uptick does not represent better recruitment of workers in the Philippines.
Thomas Chan, the chairperson of the Hong Kong Union of Employment Agencies, told Hong Kong News th...
Over 5,900 job posts in the Cathay Pacific Group have been cut after the airline announced a “corporate restructuring” in light of the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on the travel industry Wednesday.
The group announced the restructuring on Wednesday.
Cathay Dragon, the group's regional subsidiary, also stopped operations. The group said it will seek regulatory approval for most of Cathay Dragon’s routes to be operated by itssubsidiaries Cathay Pacific and HK Express.
Hong Kong health authorities confirmed eight new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Wednesday, with seven of them imported cases.
Among the imported cases is a Filipina domestic worker, a spokesperson for the Department of Health said. The Filipina, 33, was already under quarantine after she arrival via Philippine Airlines flight PR300 on Oct. 10.
She stayed at the Mini Hotel in Causeway Bay, when she started developing symptoms on Oct. 19. She tested positive on the second sample, a...