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CONSUL General Raly Tejada vowed to bring up the issue of the long working hours of Filipino domestic workers when he meets with Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam next month. Speaking at a ...

November 18, 2019

  A 37-year-old Filipino domestic worker died after she hanged herself in Tai Kok Tsui over the weekend, the police said. The worker was found hanging inside her room in the flat of her ...

November 4, 2019

The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) has blacklisted the employer of a Filipino domestic worker in Kowloon Tong for allegedly locking her out of their flat, forcing her to sleep in the ...

November 1, 2019

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The Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) urged Filipino domestic workers to report employers who take advantage of the anti-government protests and do not allow their helpers to take a day off so ...

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Winter is coming. Temperatures in Hong Kong are expected to go down to 18 degrees Celsius next week, according to the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO). The HKO said that the weather will be cloudy beginning next Tuesday (Nov. 19) with temperatures ranging from 18 to 22 degrees Celsius. Another strong northeast monsoon is expected to affect southern ...

November 12, 2019

  The grand prize in the next Mark Six Lottery draw is expected to reach $140 million (around P900 million) after no one won the jackpot on Saturday (Nov. 2). The six winning numbers on Saturday’s draw were 13, 15, 25, 30, 40, 46 and the extra number was 26 but the top winners got only the second prize or five winning numbers. They each got ...

November 4, 2019

  The Sha Tin Magistrates Courts earlier today (November 1) ordered an associate of an employment agency to pay a fine of $15,000 for overcharging a foreign domestic worker, the Labour Department (LD) said. In a statement, the LD said the tribunal also ordered the agency associate to refund the excessive placement fee of $5,548 to the domestic ...

November 1, 2019

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