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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 ...

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A Filipina domestic worker faces four months of imprisonment after she pleaded guilty to falsifying an employment contract she presented to creditors. G. Cabanban, 40 and a mother of 5, admitted to the fraud charge lodged against her before Magistrate Bina Chainrai at the Eastern Magistrates Court Tuesday. Cabanban was charged with giving a lapsed ...

October 20, 2020

A Filipino was sentenced to a total of nine months imprisonment for possessing dangerous drugs and for stealing a bike in Lamma Island. Magistrate Bina Chainrai of the Eastern Court imposed a discounted jail term for Jaypee Fernandez, who earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of dangerous drug possession and one count of theft. The defendant’s ...

October 20, 2020

Hong Kong posted 15 new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases on Monday, with all but one imported. Two of the imported cases were domestic workers, a spokesperson for the Department of Health said. One is a Filipina, 48, who flew in on Oct. 17 via Cathay Pacific flight CX906 from Manila. The other domestic worker hailed from Jakarta. The 29-year-old ...

October 19, 2020

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