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(Photo above shows Denise Lizo giving his account of the incident to Hong Kong News)

Besides fighting in public, a Filipino boxer is also being investigated for assaulting a police officer during a much-publicized brawl in Central on June 17, a police spokesperson told Hong Kong News on Wednesday.

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June 22, 2018
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    A study released on Sunday (June 17) showed that foreign domestic workers are still made to pay excessive placement fees in Hong Kong despite the implementation of the Code of Practice for Employment Agencies (CoP). The Federation of Asian Domestic Workers Union (FADWU) study, dubbed "Agents of Change--Assessing Hong Kong emp...

June 20, 2018
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CONSUL-GENERAL Antonio Morales urged overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong to "do their share" in keeping the city clean and orderly. Morales issued the call as the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) issued a statement saying that Legislative Council (LegCo) member Eunice Yung could have used terms that were "not demeaning" to foreign ...

June 19, 2018
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An alliance of migrant domestic workers (MDWs) in Hong Kong yesterday (June 10) launched a petition drive to convince the government to allow them to have 11 hours of uninterrupted rest. The Asian Migrants Coordinating Body-International Migrants Alliance (AMCB-IMA) said they aim to gather 35,000 signatures---equivalent to 10 percent of the 350,...

June 11, 2018
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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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