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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
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Disaster authorities in the Philippines have confirmed at least one death and one injury after Typhoon Vamco (Philippine name: Ulysses) but reports believe there are dozens more casualties.

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) in its second situation report of Ulysses also said there...

November 12, 2020
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Police are now investigating the case of a Filipina domestic worker who reportedly got assaulted by her employer inside their unit in Tai Po in late October.

The 39-year-old Filipina, aided by Pieter Nootenboom of Hong Kong Overseas Filipino Workers (HKOFW), filed the report at the Tai Po police station Saturday aft...

November 10, 2020
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Hong Kong saw 10 new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) confirmed Sunday, ending its 17-day streak of daily recorded infections in the single digits.

Seven of the new cases are imported, according to the report from the Centre for Health Protection. These include two females from the Philippines, aged 33 a...

November 9, 2020
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No local infections of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been recorded by health authorities Friday.

The Centre for Health Protection, in a press release, said all six new cases are imported—with two of them being newly arrived foreign domestic workers.

These include a Filipina, 43, who a...

November 6, 2020
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Two recent arrivals from the Philippines tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and an aircraft repairman at the Hong Kong International Airport was also confirmed to be infected.

The Centre for Health Protection on Thursday said the two Filipinos, one being a seafarer, arrived on Nov. 3 via Philip...

November 5, 2020