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THE bill that will provide a legal basis for stiff fines and jail terms against erring employment agencies may not be approved this year, a Hong Kong lawmaker said. Dr. Fernando Cheung of Labour ...

December 1, 2017

SIXTY Filipinos working in Hong Kong passed the licensure examinations for teachers held in September here. According to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, the 60 LET passers were ...

November 29, 2017

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) will undergo a major revamp due to persistent reports of illegal recruitment and other anomalies involving officials and personnel of the ...

November 28, 2017

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YOU have been warned. Hong Kong Police on Thursday said they will conduct a five-day territory-wide pedestrian road safety operation from Dec. 8-Dec. 12. In a statement, police said the effort ...

December 9, 2017

OVER 29,000 Filipino voters in Hong Kong have been deactivated by the Commission on Elections. "Mainam na kapag nagpunta sila dito sa Philippine Consulate, i-check nila kung active pa sila para makaboto sa 2019," said Election Officer Jethro dela Cruz. In October 2016, the consulate received a list of the 29,095 registered voters in Hong Kong who were ...

December 8, 2017

THE High Court rejected an appeal filed by a Filipino woman who sought to stay in Hong Kong after having an extramarital affair here and giving birth to a son for fear that her husband in the Philippines would harm her and the child. In a decision, High Court Judge Queeny Au-Yeung said the grounds cited by MAM to seek a  review of the decision of the ...

December 7, 2017

A former domestic helper has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to overstaying in Hong Kong and using an Hong Kong ID card that was not hers. Acting Principal Magistrate So Wai-tak of the West Kowloon Courts on Oct. 18 sentenced A.D. Matibag to a total of 16 months in prison  following her plea to the two charges and taking into ...

December 6, 2017

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