Barrio Pinoy

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LEADING finance company PrimeCredit launched two new exciting projects on August 20. One is a credit card especially for migrant workers, and the second is a mobile app. “This Visa credit card from Prime Credit is the first credit card issued exclusively for FDWs in Hong Kong. Basically, with a Prime Visa Credit Card, the card holder can make ...

September 5, 2017
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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) is a common disease in children caused by enteroviruses such as coxackieviruses and enterovirus 71 (EV71). The EV71 infection is of particular concern as it more likely associates with severe outcomes and even death. The disease is mostly self-limiting and resolves in 7 – 10 days. It usually begins with feve...

September 4, 2017
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UPAAHK has invited Filipino-Canadian YouTube sensation, Mikey Bustos*, to perform and bring fun and entertainment to our kababayans on May 28 (Sunday), 3:00 -5:00pm. The venue will be at the Duke of Windsor Auditorium, 1/F Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai. Tickets will be sold at $250 each.

May 15, 2017
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For those wanting to cook meat with vegetable on the side, the Glazed Pork Chops with Asparagus could just be the dish you’re looking for.   Ingredients 2 Thick boneless pork chop 1/8 bar butter 1 Tbsp. Oyster Sauce 2 Tbsp. Brown sugar 1 Tsp. Cayenne Powder Salt & pepper to taste 4 spears of asparagus, blanched...

March 29, 2017
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GET to know your partner and be observant! This was the advice given by Officials of an NGO to Hong Kong-based Filipino workers before committing in a serious relationship. In the workshop “Love and Relationships” held at the Philippine Consulate General on Feb. 5, PathFinders officials said Filipinos should be prudent before getti...

March 28, 2017
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SIXTY kilos of Everlasting flowers (Xerochrystum bracteatum) were flown in from Baguio to serve as the centerpiece of the Philippine Consulate General’s booth at the 2017 Hong Kong Flower Show. Consul-General Bernardita Catalla said PCG officials worked for four days to sort the flowers, put up the jeepney, and paint the booth. “Th...

March 20, 2017
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If you’re looking for a dish that is easy and hassle-free to make especially during weekdays, then this steamed shrimp in garlic could just be the one you’re looking for. Ingredients: 3 Tbsp. oil ¼ cup minced garlic 2 tsp. white wine 2 Tbsp. spicy seasoning 2 Tbsp. lemon juice Pepper to taste Procedure:

February 10, 2017
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The Alpha Phi Omega International(Philippines) Inc. Hongkong Alumni Association ( APOHKAA) is celebrating its 91st year founding anniversary on December 18,2016 at 1002, 10th Good Hope Building, No.5 Sai Yueng Choi Street South, Mongkok, Kowloon. We are inviting all members and APO friends to attend the anniversary and advance Christmas party....

December 15, 2016
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The online registration for the civil service exam here in Hong Kong on November 27 began today (Nov. 4) and will last until Nov. 13, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) said. In an announcement on its website, the CSC said applicants need to fill out the Application Form for Civil Service Examination (CS Form 100), Revised September 2016), whi...

November 4, 2016
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The online registration for the civil service exam next month will start on All Souls’ Day (November 2) or afterwards, Labor Attaché Jalilo Dela Torre said. Dela Torre said the Civil Service Commission did not post the registration link today on its website (http://www.csc.gov.ph/) because today (October 31) is a holiday in the Philippines. ...

October 31, 2016
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