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The welfare officer of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in Hong Kong, Ms. Virsie Burgos-Tamayao advised Filipino domestic workers (FDWs) to visit the OWWA office before planning to go back home when they have health issues. Ms. Burgos-Tamayao reminds FDWs to inform OWWA-HK when having health problems and have a plan to go home ...

November 24, 2021
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Who wants to see 600 flowering plants of the Rose family during your day off? The Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services Department(LCSD) invites the public to an exhibition of Plants of Rose Family (Rosaceae) at Hong Kong Park starting Dec. 1.

November 24, 2021
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Two domestic workers (DWs), one from Indonesia and one from the Philippines, are among the three confirmed positive imported Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong, the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) announced today, Nov. 22. The 24-year-old female domestic worker from the Philippines was asymptomatic when she arrived in Hong Kong last Nov. 18 via Cebu...

November 22, 2021
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A Filipino female domestic worker was confirmed positive with Covid-19. She adds to the current number of confirmed cases the Philippines has imported to Hong Kong. The 35-year-old Filipino arrived on Nov. 17 via flight CX906. She received one dose of vaccine in the Philippines on July 17 from Janssen. The 75-year-old male from the UK is the ...

November 21, 2021
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A community of Filipinos and Indians, parents of playmates and schoolmates, spend their last moments with Zairalaine Shaikh, the 7-year-old Filipino-Indian girl who died of choking on Oct. 27. The Primary 2 student, daughter of Elena Leones Siobal from Abra, choked on a piece of jelly she had during her school break at Chiu Sheung School in Pok ...

November 21, 2021
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Health Authorities confirmed on Nov. 19 two imported cases of Covid-19 in Hong Kong involving two Filipina domestic workers. The first confirmed case is a Filipino domestic worker who is under mandatory quarantine at Penny’s Bay Quarantine Centre in Lantau Island. The 35-year-old Filipina arrived in Hong Kong from the Philippines via Cebu P...

November 19, 2021
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One Filipino male was confirmed positive of Coronavirus, Centre for Health Protection (CHP) announced on Tuesday, Nov. 2. He was one of the two cases in Hong Kong. The 29-year-old Filipino resident arrived showing no symptoms of the virus last Oct. 29 via Cebu Pacific airline flight 5J272. On his third day of quarantine at Western Plus Hotel...

November 2, 2021
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Centre for Health Protection confirmed four new imported cases of Covid-19 in Hong Kong on Monday, Oct. 25. Two are from the Philippines who both were domestic workers, staying at Penny’s Bay, the government quarantine facilities. The 38-year-old female worker arrived on Oct. 21 via PR300 flight. She received one dose of vaccine from Jansse...

October 25, 2021
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Health Authorities confirmed two additional Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong on Friday.  The two additional cases came from Maldives and the Philippines which summed up the total cases to 12, 314. Both of them arrived in Hong Kong on Oct. 18 and where found with L452R mutant strain of the coronavirus. ...

October 22, 2021