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The data on the current population of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong from the Immigration Department showed a decreasing number during the pandemic specifically for 2020 and from January to September of 2021. 46% of the drop in the number of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong comes from the Philippines, 52% comes from Indonesia. <...

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Police Authorities reported a 7-year-old girl got choked while eating a jelly during a classroom break at Chiu Sheung School in Pok Fu Lam Road on Oct. 20. The girl named Zairalaine Shaikh, was identified to have a Filipina-Indian descent and is currently in ICU at Queen Mary Hospital, fighting for her life. In a police report, the girl colla...

October 25, 2021
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One sea crew member and one air crew member are two of four imported Covid-19 cases, Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reported today, Oct. 24. The other two imported cases are domestic workers from Philippines. The sea crew member is a 37 years old male from 

October 24, 2021
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Within three days, two cases of Filipino accused of assault was heard at Eastern at Magistracy Court this October. Last Oct. 21, Maricel Landicho Tamboan, a Filipina domestic worker was charged of Assault occasioning actual bodily harm. The 40-year old Pinoy assaulted another Filipina, Helen Bandong Garcia on July 14 this year at Bracken Hill...

October 24, 2021
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The Labour Department announced on Saturday that the Rambler Garden Hotel in Tsing Yi will open as a designated Quarantine Facility for incoming foreign domestic workers starting Nov.1 which will provide additional 500 rooms.  This is a new addition to the existing quarantine centre in Penny’s Bay an...

October 23, 2021
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The use of ‘LeaveHomeSafe’ mobile application will be mandatory starting Nov. 1 when you enter a government buildings or offices said the government on Oct. 21. All government employees including the public will be required to use the app to scan the venue QR code before entering. Exempted from using the app includes persons aged below 12, 6...

October 22, 2021
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After a third-time theft conviction, Mary Ann Bustamante, a Filipina waitress was sentenced to jail for six weeks during the hearing at Eastern Court on Oct. 19. This was the third time that Bustamante was convicted of theft and given all the circumstances presented in the court, Principal Magistrate Ivy Chui Yee-mei sentenced her to be in jail....

October 21, 2021
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Filipina resident, working as a cleaner, was sentenced to a fine of HK$2000 in a theft case heard yesterday, Oct. 19, at Eastern Court Magistracy. Loreta C.S., 47, pleaded guilty immediately after the charges of theft according to Theft Ordinance, Cap.210 under Hong Kong Laws was read and translated to her in Tagalog . On Oct. 4 of this year,...

October 20, 2021
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Domingo Mallari Nunag, a Filipino bar manager, was charged with possession of drugs and poison. Based on the court document, on Aug. 30, Nunag had a possession of a dangerous drug, identified as cannabis with .83 grammes in herbal form at Shelley Street at the junction of Hollywood Road, Hong Kong Island. The possession of the dangerous drug is ...

October 19, 2021
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The Philippine Consulate in Hong Kong recovered the number of OFW registered voters deactivated in 2019 due to active participation of the OFWs in Hong Kong for the last three months. The surge of registrants since mid of July reaches a total of more than 16,000, equivalent to deactivated voters in 2019, according to Consul Bob Quintin of the Ph...

October 18, 2021