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In landmark decision, the Labour Tribunal yesterday (February 19) allowed a former domestic helper---who is now a factory worker in Laguna---to testify via video link from the Philippines. Labour ...

February 20, 2019

  THE Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) handled more cases of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong getting sick than welfare cases involving employers violating their ...

February 19, 2019

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    A 38-year-old Filipino asylum seeker has admitted to trafficking shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) and marijuana worth more than $12,000 in Yau Ma Tei. Sharon V.B., ...

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  A businesswoman who accused her Filipino domestic worker of indecently assaulting her late “semi-paralyzed” husband admitted in court that the helper had to hold her husband’s penis when she changed his diaper. Answering questions from the defense lawyer, complainant H.S. Wong told the Eastern Magistrates’ Courts that she “agreed” ...

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    Intensifying its crackdown on unlawful employment, the Hong Kong government is planning to increase the penalties for overstayers and those who employ illegal workers. Secretary for Security John Lee told the Legislative Council last month that the government wanted to amend the Immigration Ordinance so that overstayers could be ...

February 20, 2019

SHE surrendered because she was already coughing up blood. A 64-year-old former domestic worker was sentenced to nine months in jail after she overstayed in Hong Kong for nearly two decades. Delia M.A., an Ilongga, pleaded guilty on January 30 to the crime of overstaying at the Shatin Magistrates Courts after she surrendered to the Immigration ...

February 19, 2019

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December 17, 2018
  Twenty-four-year-old Bicolana beauty Catriona Gray won the crown at the 2018 Miss Universe Beauty pageant held in Thailand this morning. ...