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HelperPlace is one of the leading online portal connecting domestic workers with employers looking for helpers. It is usually very difficult for domestic helpers to locate job offers that ensure a steady income and a good employer. Helpers need to browse through multiple forums, agencies, and platforms to find an employer who pays well and match...

August 3, 2018
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Starting Thursday (July 19), Cebu Pacific will strictly enforce its policy on hand-carry baggage acceptance.

In a statement, the airline said the move was in line with its continued efforts to streamline operations and provide a more efficient check-in experience at the airport.

"Passengers are allow...

July 16, 2018
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Hong Kong food safety officers found traces of banned antibiotics in pre-packaged frozen tiger prawns imported from India. The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department said on June 29 that a trace amount of metabolite of furazolidone (a type of nitrofurans) (AOZ), a non-permitted veterinary drug, was found in...

July 3, 2018
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The Jesus Is Our Shield Worldwide Ministries (Oras ng Himala) is inviting everyone to its 22nd anniversary celebration here in Hong Kong later this month. "Sa lahat po ng ating mga kababayang OFW dito po sa HK, nagagalak po kaming anyayahan kayo sa 22nd year anniversary ng Jesus Is Our Shield Worldwide Ministries (Oras ng H...

June 19, 2018
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A group of Filipino domestic workers is participating in Hong Kong's Dragon Boat Festival this year. The Filipino Dynamo Dragon Boat Team, which was founded in January 2018, is set to participate in its debut race in Discovery Bay this Sunday (June 17). The team is composed of 51 women from the domestic workers community and most of them are ...

June 15, 2018
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Persons arrested in Hong Kong have nine basic rights that they can avail of while they are in police custody. According to the police's "Notice to Persons in Police Custody or Involved in Police Enquiries," these rights include the right to seek legal assistance, to tell someone that you are in a police station, to communicate with a relative or...

May 16, 2018
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    STARTING this month until December, the Philippine Overseas Labor office (POLO) will conduct training seminars on child care for Filipino domestic helpers (FDHs). Labor Attache Jalilo dela Torre said the POLO was going to conduct the seminar every second Sunday of the month until December so that FDHs would know what to avoid...

March 7, 2018
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13 December 2017 Mahal kong kababayan, ​It is Christmas once more, that special occasion when we Filipinos gather with friends and family to reflect on the year that is about to end while looking ahead to a new year that is yet to come. ​This year started well for our community after the Hong Kong government agreed to mandate a safety ...

December 30, 2017
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HUSBAND and wife Jason Siao and JL Timbreza-Siao are the featured artists of Brick Lane Gallery in Tsim Sha Tsui. The Siaos, both Fine Arts graduates of the University of the Philippines, said the 12 paintings included in the collection showcase their "work and love for art". JL, who works as a part-time entrepreneur/baker, and freelance web ...

November 3, 2017
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