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A former Filipina domestic helper was sentenced to two months imprisonment after she pleaded guilty to selling fake branded clothes and breaching the terms of her stay in Hong Kong.

Eastern Court Magistrate Bina Chainrai imposed the jail term on J. Tome, 40. She was sentenced to three months imprisonment for each c...

15 hours ago
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A Filipina domestic helper and community organiser bagged the People's Choice award at the Spirit of Hong Kong Awards 2020 on Thursday.

Rodelia Pedro Villar, founder of online group Domestic Workers’ Corner, won the Lion’s Rock People’s Choice award through public online voting in September. Her win was announ...

November 26, 2020
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam said mandating all Hong Kong residents to go under COVID-19 testing will be difficult, despite the surge in COVID-19 cases in the city.

Lam said this in response to a question from Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong legislator Ben Chan, a pro-establishment party, who was c...

November 26, 2020
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Hong Kong health authorities ordered bars, nightclubs and other premises in its latest bid to curb the rapid increase of COVID-19 cases in the city, with 80 new infections recorded Tuesday.

Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan announced that bars, party rooms, pubs, and bath houses will be c...

November 24, 2020
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A Filipina salesperson was fined HK$2,000 on Tuesday after she punched a woman in the face in the World Wide House in Central last September.

N. C. de Guzman pleaded guilty to the charge of common assault before Magistrate Bina Chainrai at the Eastern Courts Tuesday.

De Guzman, 23, had punched t...

November 18, 2020
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Two domestic workers, from the Philippines and Indonesia respectively, were confirmed positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Wednesday.

The two were among the nine new cases in Hong Kong recorded by the Centre for Health Protection—of which six are imported.

According to a Department o...

November 18, 2020
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In light of the destruction Typhoon Vamco (Philippine name: Ulysses) caused in Luzon, Isabelle Daza went out of her way to gather relief goods in Hong Kong for the displaced people who were directly affected by its onslaught. Daza and her son, Balthazar, went to Hong Kong last March to join her husband, Adrien Sem...

November 16, 2020
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A newly-arrived Filipina domestic worker is among the eight coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases recorded in Hong Kong today.

The Filipina, 27, flew in on Nov. 14 via Cathay Pacific Airlines flight CX906, a spokesperson for the Department of Health told Hong Kong News. She did not have any symp...

November 16, 2020
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A Filipina is among the 14 newly-confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Hong Kong, health authorities reported Sunday.

The 36-year-old asymptomatic Filipina arrived on Nov. 13 via Cathay Pacific flight CX906. She is one of the nine imported and asymptomatic cases, data released by the Centre for Heal...

November 15, 2020