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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 pe...

3 hours ago
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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...

September 22, 2020
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Three returnees from the Philippines are among the 23 newly confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases on Sunday, in a seeming rebound from lower daily tallies in the past few days.

The Centre for Health Protection reported that of the 23 cases, 19 were imported. Seven of the imported cases hailed from India, w...

September 20, 2020
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A Filipino seafarer is among the nine confirmed cases of coronavirus infection Wednesday, the Centre for Health Protection said.

The 29-year-old seafarer flew in from Manila on Sept. 15, and he did not show any symptoms.

He is among the four imported COVID-19 cases—the others flew in from India,...

September 16, 2020
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A Filipino convicted on a charge of taking an upskirt video of a woman in a Kowloon Bay mall won his appeal after a High Court judge quashed his conviction.

Deputy High Court Judge Isaac Tam on Sept. 10 overturned the conviction of Nelson San Juan for "committing an act outraging public decency" and set aside his se...

September 14, 2020
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A Filipina domestic helper who flew in from Manila is among the 14 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases recorded on Monday, health officials said.

Dr. Chuang Shuk-kwan from the Centre for Health Protection said the Filipina entered the city via Philippine Airlines flight PR 300 on Sept. 12. She is among the two ...

September 14, 2020
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Two more returnees from the Philippines tested positive for the coronavirus, as Philippine authorities in Hong Kong have started looking into the influx of positive cases from Manila.

Dr. Chuang Shuk-kwan from the Centre for Health Protection on Saturday said the women, aged 29 and 26, flew in from Manila via flight...

September 12, 2020
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Five Filipino domestic workers who recently arrived from Manila tested positive for the coronavirus in Hong Kong, health authorities revealed Friday.

Dr. Chuang Shuk-kwan from the Centre for Health Protection said the five confirmed cases were flown into the city by their employment agency on Sept. 9 onboard flight ...

September 11, 2020
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A Filipina domestic helper accused of stealing goods worth $281.30 from a grocery store in Hung Hom in May was acquitted of theft Thursday.

Deputy Magistrate Tsang Chung-yiu of the Kowloon City Magistrates Courts said the prosecution was not able to prove the guilt of 42-year-old Bless Murphy Leganio beyond reas...

September 10, 2020