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A Filipina who wanted to work in Hong Kong did not expect she’d be in a twofold setback before even starting life as a domestic helper. E.S., 33, was scheduled to leave Manila on Sept. 9 via the ...

September 24, 2020

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Hong Kong health authorities have recorded no imported cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Friday, breaking a three-week streak of daily infections among inbound travelers. Two men, aged 40 ...

September 25, 2020

Three more domestic workers from the Philippines test positive for the coronavirus in Hong Kong, health officials reported Thursday. The females, two of which are aged 40 and one who is 31, arrived on Sept. 12 in separate flights. They all tested positive on the second sample, according to the Department of Health. Two of them who boarded Cathay Pacific ...

September 24, 2020

A former Filipina domestic worker was jailed for eight months after lending her bank account which was used to trick would-be renters in a scam. Magistrate Bina Chainrai at the Eastern Courts also sentenced A. L. Cabanban to four weeks imprisonment for overstaying, and this will run concurrently with the other penalty. The defendant’s counsel said ...

September 23, 2020

Health authorities confirmed eight new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Tuesday, with two being foreign domestic workers. This brings the total number cases in Hong Kong to 5,047. The two female workers were among the three cases with links to previously infected individuals. Case 5041, stayed in Block 1, Venice Gardens in Tuen Mun. Case ...

September 22, 2020

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