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A Filipino domestic worker accused of theft by her employer has complained that she was strip-searched by the police at least seven times. The defendant, with initials M. L., said the police conducted the strip-searches while she was in her employer’s home in Pok Fu Lam, at the Western Police Station, at the Wan Chai Police station, and again ...

April 10, 2018
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A judge at the Eastern Magistrates' Courts has rescheduled the case of the Filipina domestic worker who was initially charged with stealing the wallet of a High Court judge. Eastern Principal Magistrate Peter Law on March 19 reset the case against the defendant, with initials M.P.C., for four weeks upon the petition of the defense. "Upon the ...

April 10, 2018
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    The temperature in Hong Kong will drop slightly this weekend to as low as 16 degrees Celsius tomorrow morning, the Hong Kong Observatory said. The Observatory said northeast monsoon will bring cooler and very dry weather to Guangdong during the weekend with Hong Kong having cloudy weather tonight and tomorrow. "Appreciably...

April 6, 2018
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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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