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Hong Kong has issued an advisory for the public to avoid consuming two batches of a famous beer brand from Belgium as they might contain glass shards. The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department said businesses should immediately stop using or selling the affected batches of Stella Artois beer if they have t...

April 4, 2018

[video width="848" height="480" mp4="http://hongkongnews.com.hk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/VID-20180404-WA0000.mp4"][/video] A car nearly ran over a family of three outside St. Joseph's Church, which is popular with Filipinos, in Central on Easter Sunday (April 1). A video footage of the incident showed that it happened at 5:38 p.m. on the no...

April 4, 2018
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A judge in Sai Wan Ho this morning ordered a Filipino domestic worker to pay a fine after she was caught selling peanuts and soft drinks in Admiralty on Sunday. Eastern Magistrates' Courts Principal Magistrate Peter Law initially ordered the Filipino woman to pay to pay a fine of $1,000 after she pleaded guilty to illegal hawking. However, th...

April 4, 2018
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Two Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 security personnel were charged with qualified theft after stealing 1,700 Australian dollars (P68,100) from a Japanese tourist during Holy Week. Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Ed Monreal said Office for Transportation Security (OTS) personnel Stephen Bartolo and Dem...

April 3, 2018
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Will she see children graduate this April? A Filipino domestic worker was accused of theft by her employers in Shatin but they failed to show up during her trial on March 2. The prosecutor told Shatin Deputy Magistrate Kay Chan Kwok-wai that the couple who accused defendant C. Pendel of stealing could not attend the trial because they had “...

March 23, 2018
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  AMID a global shortage of airline pilots, Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) is offering a "study now, pay later" pilot training program in Australia. CEB Corporate Communication director Charo Lagamon said the airline will be recruiting 16 candidates for its US$25 million pilot training program at Flight Training Adelaide (FTA). Applicants need...

March 22, 2018
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Spring is in the air. The Hong Kong Flower Show 2018 in Victoria Park has opened and is expected to attract hundreds of thousands of horticulture lovers not just from HK but also from around the world. The event, organized by the Leisure and Cultural Department Services Department, opened on March 16 and will last until March 25 at Victoria P...

March 20, 2018
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      After hovering at around 20 degrees Celsius over the weekend, the temperature in Hong Kong is expected to drop to as low as 14 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, according to the Hong Kong Observatory. The Observatory said the city's temperature will hover between 14 degrees and 22 degrees Celsius during the middle of th...

March 19, 2018
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A judge in Sai Wan Ho sent two former domestic workers to jail for illegally selling Red Horse beer to an undercover policeman in a bar in Central. Eastern Magistrates Courts Magistrate Cheng Lim-chi on March 1 sentenced J.P. Placides and A.L. Buquing to 22 months and 15 days in prison for illegally taking employment and selling liquor without a...

March 19, 2018
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LABOR Attache Jalilo Dela Torre is urging overseas Filipino workers in Hong Kong to get their overseas employment certificates (OECs) on weekdays to avoid the long lines on weekends. Dela Torre said it was the "peak season" for OEC applications and the Philippine Overseas Labor Office had assigned three windows to serve applicants. "It's no...

March 15, 2018
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