A former Filipina domestic worker pleaded guilty to charges filed against her for overstaying and lending her bank account to her friend who tricked prospective renters in a scam.
A. L. Cabanban, 39, faced Magistrate Bina Chainrai at the Eastern Courts Wednesday. She was arrested on Apr. 17 at the Skyline Tower I...
September 9, 2020
Hong Kong recorded six new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases Tuesday, the lowest daily tally in over two months.
Only three of these are local infections—two of which were detected through the mass testing program.
Two female returnees from the Philippines who flew in on Aug. 28 tested positi...
September 8, 2020
A Filipino domestic worker who returned to Hong Kong is the sole imported case among the 11 recorded coronavirus infections Monday.
Dr. Chuang Shuk-kwan from the Centre for Health Protection said five local cases recorded today came from the Tai Wai Transport City cluster.
Around 30 tenants on the...
September 7, 2020
Hong Kong detected 21 new cases of coronavirus infection Sunday, five of which were detected in the city-wide mass testing program.
Among them was a 42-year-old Indonesian domestic helper who stayed with an elderly couple in Austin. Her source of infection could not be traced.
Dr. Chuang Shuk-kwan from the Centre for Health Protection said th...
September 6, 2020
The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Hong Kong went down to single digits once again Wednesday, but health authorities could not trace the source of infection for half of these.
Dr. Chuang Shuk-kwan from the Centre for Health Protection said there were eight new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city. All...
September 2, 2020
A Filipino domestic worker who recently returned to Hong Kong tested positive for the coronavirus, health officials confirmed.
The helper is among the three imported cases newly confirmed on Tuesday, Dr. Chuang Shuk-kwan from the Centre of Health Protection said.
The remaining two are returnees fr...
September 1, 2020
The Labour Department on Monday reported 813 foreign domestic workers have been tested in its program to detect virus carriers among those about to join new employers in their homes.
In a statement to Hong Kong News, the department said the 813 domestic workers got tested between Aug. 25 and 30.
August 31, 2020
A 41-year-old seafarer and a 25-year old domestic worker from the Philippines are among the new imported cases of coronavirus infection in Hong Kong, health authorities said Sunday.
They are two of the five imported cases in the city, Dr. Chuang Shuk-kwan from the Centre of Health Protection said.
There were 15 new confirmed infections--five ...
August 30, 2020
Two domestic workers were among Hong Kong’s 18 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, health authorities reported Saturday.
One of those domestic workers arrived on Aug. 28 from the Philippines. She is among the two imported cases—the other is from Pakistan.
An Indonesian domestic worke...
August 29, 2020
Hong Kong has recorded 21 new cases of coronavirus Thursday, in a seeming downtrend before social distancing measures are eased Friday.
Of the 21 new cases, three were imported. Four cases had untraceable sources of infection, Dr. Chuang Shuk-kwan from the Centre for Health Protection said.
August 27, 2020