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The number of domestic workers in Hong Kong went slightly up in September, with 2,372 more Filipinos recorded by the Immigration Department.

From 204,023 Filipino domestic workers in the city in August, the population increased slightly to 206,395 in the previous month.

But an agency union head sa...

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Over 5,900 job posts in the Cathay Pacific Group have been cut after the airline announced a “corporate restructuring” in light of the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on the travel industry Wednesday.

The group announced the restructuring on Wednesday.

Cathay Dragon, the group's regional subsidia...

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Hong Kong health authorities confirmed eight new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Wednesday, with seven of them imported cases.

Among the imported cases is a Filipina domestic worker, a spokesperson for the Department of Health said. The Filipina, 33, was already under quarantine after she arrival via Ph...

October 21, 2020
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Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) returning from countries with a low or medium-risk prevalence of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) no longer need to undergo testing at entry points, the Philippine Department of Health said Monday.

Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said in an online press briefing the t...

October 20, 2020
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A non-government organization for migrant workers sought consular and government assistance for foreign domestic workers who have insufficient food for sustenance under quarantine.

The Mission for Migrant Workers (MFMW) reported earlier that they provided food aid to seven Filipina domestic workers who arrived in th...

October 19, 2020
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Hong Kong announced Thursday it has reached an agreement with Singapore to open the flow of travelers between the two cities without subjecting them to quarantine.

A government statement said the pact was settled during an Oct. 14 video conference between Hong Kong’s Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development...

October 15, 2020
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Hong Kong did not confirm any new cases of COVID-19 infection Wednesday after a storm battered the city the day before, affecting its testing capacity.

In a statement Wednesday, the Centre for Health Protection said because Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 was still in force past 7 p.m. ye...

October 14, 2020
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Hong Kong health authorities have confirmed eight new cases of coronavirus infections Tuesday, including an imported case from the Philippines.

There were two cases of local infections without traceable sources. The Centre for Health Protection regularly holds press briefings when there are cases whose origin of inf...

October 13, 2020