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The Hong Kong Police have arrested two prominent members of the Filipino community who were linked to fraud cases, an official of the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) said. Consul Paul Saret, head of the PCG Assistance to Nationals (ATN) section, said the Hong Kong Police confirmed on Thursday that they had arrested Peya Travel marketing manag...

June 8, 2018
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The Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) has raised typhoon Signal Number 3 (T3) due to Tropical Storm Ewiniar. The HKO said T3 or the Strong Wind Signal meant wind speeds of 41 to 62 kilometres per hour are expected in the territory. This is different from Public Storm Signal Number 3 in the Philippines, which means wind speeds of 100 to 185 kilometers ...

June 7, 2018
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Manila---A party-list lawmaker on Monday (June 4) joined the clamor for Hong Kong to increase by 25 percent the statutory minimum wage of Filipino domestic workers in the face of increasing demand for Filipino household staff in mainland China. ACTS-OFW Rep. Aniceto "John" Bertiz III said there was a "pent-up demand" for Filipino domestic work...

June 5, 2018
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The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) and the Department of Transportation (DOTr) today clarified that the reported new airline assignments at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) are not yet final. "The Department of Transportation wishes to advise the public that reports circulating online and via traditional media on supp...

June 4, 2018
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A judge in Sai Wan Ho this morning (June 4) dismissed the bail application of two Filipino domestic workers who were arrested for allegedly being involved in an online prostitution ring in Mid-Levels. Magistrate Veronica Heung rejected the bail petition of J.E. Palpal-latoc, 40, and J.V. Gallego, 47, due to the gravity of the charge against them...

June 4, 2018
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  THE Philippine Consulate General (PCG) is helping two Filipino domestic workers who accused their employers of rape. Welfare Officer Judith Santos said there were two pending cases of FDHs who complained of rape and that are still being investigated by the police. "We have two cases and they're ongoing. One of (complainants) has dec...

May 28, 2018
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Migrant and local political and labor leaders this morning condemned as "racist" the statement of Legislative Council (LegCo) member Eunice Yung Hoi-yan that migrant domestic workers (MDWs) congregating in public spaces was a "worsening problem" for Hong Kong. Sringati, the Indonesian spokesperson of the Asian Migrants Coordinating Body (AMC...

May 25, 2018
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    A Filipino domestic helper denied in court today that she framed up her compatriot when she accused her of stealing $3,700 in their employer's home at The Peak. Rosiene C.C. testified at the Eastern Magistrates' Courts and denied that she framed up her fellow helper, Marites P.C., so that Marites' predecessor, Indonesian dome...

May 23, 2018
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Manila----The Securities and Exchange Commission has warned the public against the so-called "Online Paluwagan" (Onpal) scams perpetrated in social media and by some online sites. The SEC said it received information that several unscrupulous individuals were enticing the public to invest in the Onpal scam through 30 online accounts and sites....

May 23, 2018
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