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They flew to Hong Kong hoping to start their jobs as foreign domestic workers, but they found themselves terminated right away after contracting the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Employment updates gathered by Hong Kong News through unimpeachable sources showed that five Filipinos who flew to Hong Kong in July lost their jobs after they ...

21 hours ago
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As the Hong Kong government announced on Aug.6 that it will hold a free, one-off testing for foreign domestic workers staying in  boarding facilities provided by employment agencies, lawmakers and migrant rights advocates said authorities should also consider providing foreign domestic workers - whose stay in Hong Kong are still in limbo amid visa...

August 7, 2020
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The Centre for Health Protection said that a 28-year-old flight attendant who flew in from the Philippines tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on July 30. The flight attendant was onboard flight ET644, which arrived in Hong Kong on July 28. ET644 landed at the special administrative region a day before tighter health ...

July 31, 2020
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The Hong Kong government announced another set of measures on July 27 to tighten social distancing and make wearing of masks a must in public as the city hits its sixth consecutive day of having over 100 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection at 145. Hong Kong Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said in a press ...

July 27, 2020
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The Department of Health confirmed to Hong Kong News on July 16 that two men and two Filipina domestic workers who recently arrived in Hong Kong from the Philippines have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The two men are seafarers - Case no. 1574 is a 38 year-old male who had runny nose since July 13, while Case no. 1...

July 16, 2020
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The Department of Health told Hong Kong News on June 26 that a Hongkonger who stayed in the Philippines for almost 10 months - and then returned to Hong Kong on June 23 - has died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on June 25. He had an underlying illness. Case no. 1180, a 55 year-old man, succumbed to COVID-19 mere days after he tested...

June 26, 2020