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  We’re first. To better serve Filipinos in Hong Kong, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Sunday launched at the consulate the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA) first online ePassport appointment system for overseas Filipinos. Locsin said the DFA decided to launch the new system so that overseas Filipino workers in...

July 17, 2019
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At least 13 Filipino passengers who were going to Hong Kong for a tour were barred from boarding their flights after their boarding passes were determined to be fake.

Bureau of Immigration (BI) Port Operations Division chief Grifton Medina s...

July 16, 2019
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A 31-year-old Filipino domestic worker reportedly jumped to her death yesterday afternoon in Lai Chi Kok, local media reported. The woman fell from their apartnment building in an apparent suicide at the Mei Foo Sun Chuen, Lai Chi Kok at around 1:08 pm, the Oriental Daily reported. Some workers at the scene saw the incident and reported it to...

July 16, 2019
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    Hong Kong residents, including foreign domestic helpers, born in 1964 or 1965 should have their HK identity cards replaced starting later this month until late September, the Immigration Department (ImmD) said. The ImmD said those born in 1964 or 1965 can have their HKICs replaced at the different Smart Identity Card Replacem...

July 4, 2019
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    Hong Kong authorities have recovered 1,4000 Philippine passports from an illegal money lending firm, the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) said. This is, so far, the biggest haul of Philippine passports that were illegally used as collateral for loans. “Pawning passports is a violation of the Philippine Passport Act. In...

July 4, 2019
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PCG ADVISORY: In view of the ongoing protest movements today at Admiralty and the surrounding areas of the Central Government Offices, the Filipino public in Hong Kong is advised to stay away from the demonstration areas and refrain from venturing to Admiralty and Wan Chai to avoid inconvenience and any untoward incident. According to authori...

July 1, 2019
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Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has advised overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong not to join mass protests saying they might risk being deported.

“Don’t join rallies because if you join there is that possibility of you being deported,” Bello said in an interview.

“We have to info...

June 30, 2019
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    Customs officers arrested seven persons after they allegedly sold counterfeit clothes, shoes, and handbags online. In a statement on June 24, the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department said it conducted operation “Eagle Web” against the suspects and confiscated 236 items with an estimated market value of about $110,000. ...

June 28, 2019
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Wiping away tears, a 48-year-old Filipino domestic worker in Tung Chung yesterday (July 24) admitted to laundering more than $600,000 (P4.4 million) for her "online boyfriend." Jeanette C. Rodriguez, of Ying Hong Street, Tung Chung, Lantau pleaded guilty at the Eastern Magistrates Courts after the police found suspicious transactions worth a tot...

June 25, 2019
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  THE Labour Department (LD) has shut down an employment agency (EA) in Yau Ma Tei for not returning the passport of a foreign domestic helper and other violations. The LD said it revoked the licence of Fardiansyah International Limited after it failed to meet the standards set out in the Code of Practice for Employment Agencies. “T...

June 24, 2019
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