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An alliance of migrant domestic workers (MDWs) in Hong Kong yesterday (June 10) launched a petition drive to convince the government to allow them to have 11 hours of uninterrupted rest. The Asian ...

June 11, 2018

The Hong Kong Police have arrested two prominent members of the Filipino community who were linked to fraud cases, an official of the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) said. Consul Paul Saret, ...

June 8, 2018


A long-time Filipino domestic worker almost landed in jail after she took $6,000 in cash that was left behind in an automated teller machine (ATM) at a bank in Wan Chai. Eastern Magistrate ...

June 15, 2018

Manila---A member of Congress has called for cuts in the "excessive" transfer fees imposed by foreign and local banks as well as global payment processing firms on the personal cash remittances of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). "We reckon that Filipino workers abroad will spend US$3.1 billion in bank charges when they send home US$29.3 billion this ...

June 12, 2018

Japan has decided to open its doors to more than 500,000 foreign workers in the next six years to augment its shrinking and ageing working population. The Kyodo News Agency reported that Tokyo decided on May 29 to allow foreign workers to stay in Japan for five years to address the labor shortage in five industries---agriculture, nursing, shipbuilding, ...

June 6, 2018

A driver was accused with wounding her fellow Filipina during a fight in an upscale residential estate in Shek Tong Tsui. Defendant Maria P. appeared this morning at the Eastern Magistrates' Courts after she allegedly wounded Evelyn S. inside a flat at The Belcher's along Pok Fu Lam Road last month. The incident allegedly happened on May 22 when the ...

June 6, 2018

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