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A Filipina tourist who had overstayed for more than three years and illegally worked by selling designer goods with forged trademarks was sentenced to fifteen months imprisonment on Wednesday. Jessa Millomeda, 30, entered a guilty plea to one count of taking up employment while a removal order was in force at the Kowloon City Courts. She and A...

July 1, 2021
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The male employer of a 29-year-old Indonesian worker was charged with three counts of indecent assault and one of rape after he allegedly molested and raped her, police said.

A report sent to Hong Kong News Wednesday said the 44-year-old man was arrested on May 19 and was charged on the same day. He was arraigned a...

June 30, 2021
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Vaccination services are gradually resuming at community service centres after they were earlier suspended due to inclement weather.

Persons with bookings scheduled after services resumed should push through with vaccination at the centres. Those whose bookings were affected will receive a new appointment date an...

June 28, 2021
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The Centre for Health Protection reported two new imported cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, pushing the city's coronavirus case tally to 11,924.

The new cases involve an 18-year-old woman from the United Kingdom and a 45-year-old man from Russia.

In the past 14 days, 35 Covid-19 cases have been reported—including one local case...

June 26, 2021
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The Centre for Health Protection reported no new Covid-19 cases on Thursday. The number of Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong stays at 11,882. In the past two weeks, 33 infections—including three local cases with one having an unknown origin—were recorded.

June 17, 2021
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Immigration Department officers arrested nine suspected illegal workers and five suspected employers during anti-illegal worker raids across Hong Kong from Tuesday to Thursday.

In a statement Friday, the department said the officers went to 33 different locations and arrested eight men and on...

June 18, 2021
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A musician group in Hong Kong welcomed the easing of social distancing rules after the government allowed live performances in certain establishments if the performers have received at least one dose of a vaccine against Covid-19.

Manuela D. Lo, chairperson of the Hong Kong Musician Union (HKMU), said they expecte...

June 24, 2021
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Hong Kong confirmed on Thursday a local Covid-19 case involving a more transmissible variant of the coronavirus, breaking a 16-day run of having zero infections within the community.

The Centre for Health Protection reported seven new Covid-19 cases, including the 27-year-old resident from Tai Po with a variant cont...

June 24, 2021
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The Centre for Health Protection confirmed two new imported Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the number of recorded infections in the city to 11,898.

One is a domestic worker who flew in from Indonesia via Cathay Pacific flight CX2780 on June 19.  She was under quaran...

June 23, 2021
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A 36-year-old Filipino worker was found hanging in a house in Sheung Shui on Monday morning, police said.

Police received a report from the Filipino's colleague at 10:25 a.m. When police officers arrived at the house in Tsiu Keng along Fan Kam Road, they found the Filipino hanging by a rope and untied him.


June 22, 2021