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Two MTR trains collided near the Central station before dawn this morning, injuring at least one driver, local media reported. An train bound for Central and another that was bound for Tsuen Wan ...

March 18, 2019

A migrant rights group scored a proposed rule requiring land-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to temporarily pay for their employer’s Social Security System (SSS) contributions until their ...

March 15, 2019

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A Filipino domestic worker was sentenced to prison yesterday (March 18) after she admitted to stealing and pawning her employer’s two gold rings in Mid-Levels. Eastern Principal Magistrate Peter ...

March 19, 2019

A Filipino domestic worker from Nueva Vizcaya died earlier this month at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital after falling ill, a Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) official said. The official, who asked not to be identified, said the worker Susie B. Olid, 56, died on March 9 due to kidney failure. “She was hospitalized for a long time and was even ...

March 18, 2019

  A judge in Kwun Tong this afternoon (March 15) acquitted the Filipino domestic helper who was accused of stealing $40 from her colleague in Sai Kung. Kwun Tong Deputy Magistrate Philip Chan Chi-fai cleared defendant Imelda B. of the charge of theft after the prosecution failed to prove her guilt beyond reasonable doubt. “In this case, the ...

March 15, 2019

A judge in Sai Wan Ho fined seven Filipinos yesterday (March 12) after they were arrested in an illegal gambling den in North Point. Eastern Presiding Magistrate Peter Law ordered the defendants---deliveryman Rolando R.L., 49; housewife Carolina L.F., 46; bar tender RJ M.R., 30; bar tender Roberto S.A., 42; Thelma G.A., 43; asylum seeker Liziel L.R., 44; ...

March 13, 2019

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