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The Immigration Department (ImmD) announced today (March 21) that from April 1 to June 1, 2019, Hong Kong residents born in 1968 or 1969 should apply for a new smart identity card in person at a ...

8 hours ago

Two MTR trains collided near the Central station before dawn this morning, injuring at least one driver, local media reported. An train bound for Central and another that was bound for Tsuen Wan ...

March 18, 2019

A migrant rights group scored a proposed rule requiring land-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to temporarily pay for their employer’s Social Security System (SSS) contributions until their ...

March 15, 2019

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    LABOR Attache Jalilo Dela Torre personally ordered the inclusion of a Hong Kong employer in the “watchlist” of Philippine Overseas Labor Office after she failed to pick up and employ her Filipino domestic worker. The helper eventually ended up doing part-time work, was detained, convicted and sent back to the Philippines. When ...

March 20, 2019

  THE HK Department of Health (DH) has recalled several batches of a medication against high blood pressure because it had an "impurity" that might cause cancer. The DH on March 11 endorsed a licensed drug wholesaler, Hind Wing Co Ltd (Hind Wing), to recall four products, involving seven batches, containing losartan from the market “as a ...

March 20, 2019

A Filipino domestic worker was sentenced to prison yesterday (March 18) after she admitted to stealing and pawning her employer’s two gold rings in Mid-Levels. Eastern Principal Magistrate Peter Law sent Johara T.N. to a month in jail after she pleaded guilty to two counts of theft. “Umaamin po,” said the 32-year-old domestic worker. The ...

March 19, 2019

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