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Hong Kong health authorities confirmed seven new infections of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Sunday, including two domestic workers who recently arrived in the city.

The Centre for Health Protection said a 34-year-old female from the Philippines arrived on Oct. 13 via Hong Kong Airlines flight HX782. She start...

November 1, 2020
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Traffic was almost standstill around party area Lan Kwai Fong Saturday evening as locals and expatriates celebrated Halloween in the city. Police have cordoned off several streets in anticipation of a deluge of Halloween partygoers. There was a one-way route from Central Station to Lan Kwai Fong and SoHo for people who wished to go to bars. ...

October 31, 2020
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A 27-year-old Filipina who recently arrived in Hong Kong was among the seven newly confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), as the city’s streak of no local infections without traceable sources was broken Friday.

The Filipina was under quarantine in The Charterhouse in Causeway Bay when she tested p...

October 30, 2020
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A 50-year-old Filipina was fined HK$2,000 on Wednesday after she pleaded guilty to stealing cash from an ATM in Aberdeen.

D. Ellarda admitted before Magistrate Bina Chainrai at the Eastern Courts that she took HK$5,000 left behind by a prior HSBC ATM user on Dec. 23, 2019.

The ATM user then found ...

October 28, 2020
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A 36-year-old woman from the Philippines is among the six new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases recorded in Hong Kong Sunday. She was among the five imported cases reported by the Centre for Health Protection. An eight-year-old girl from Ireland was also confirmed to be positive. The other cases came from the United States, France, an...

October 25, 2020
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Hong Kong health authorities have confirmed four coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city as of midnight today. A government press release said the Centre for Health Protection confirmed three imported cases, from Pakistan, India, and the United States. The three imported cases did not have any symptoms. The lone local case, a 2...

October 23, 2020
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A 30-year-old Filipina was sentenced to two months imprisonment on Thursday after she stole HK$300 from her employer.

R. P. Smith pleaded guilty to the theft charge lodged against her before Magistrate Bina Chainrai at the Eastern Courts.

Her employer reported her to the police on Oct. 19 after th...

October 22, 2020
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A Filipina domestic worker faces four months of imprisonment after she pleaded guilty to falsifying an employment contract she presented to creditors.

G. Cabanban, 40 and a mother of 5, admitted to the fraud charge lodged against her before Magistrate Bina Chainrai at the Eastern Magistrates Court Tuesday.

October 20, 2020
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A Filipino was sentenced to a total of nine months imprisonment for possessing dangerous drugs and for stealing a bike in Lamma Island. Magistrate Bina Chainrai of the Eastern Court imposed a discounted jail term for Jaypee Fernandez, who earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of dangerous drug possession and one count of theft. The defendant...

October 20, 2020