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Health Authorities detected the new B.1.1.529 variant of the coronavirus from the two cases in Regal Hotel. 12 persons who had stayed in the hotel from Nov. 11 to Nov. 14 in the three rooms to the left and the right of the two rooms concerned will undergo a compulsory quarantine at the Penny’s Bay Quarantine Centre for 14 days. According to...

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Strengthening the anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism capabilities in Hong Kong, the Financial Investigation Division of Narcotics Bureau (FI NB) was detached from the Narcotics Bureau (NB) and has operated as the Financial Intelligence and Investigation Bureau (FIIB) with effect on June 1. The FIIB reported in the press con...

1 day ago
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Hong Kong Authorities banned the use of masks with an exhalation valve or vent for a person and their accompanying carer quarantining at a designated quarantine hotel (DQH), issued on Nov. 24, to further prevent the transmission of Covid-19.
The new direction under the Prevention and Control of Disease (Cap. 599F) came...

November 25, 2021
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Frenelyn Nem and Almira Fernandez are domestic workers whose visas were refused by the Immigration Department (ImmD).They need to go back to the Philippines to apply for their new employment visa. But the families they have back in the Philippines depend on their income: for daily food, school fee, medicines, and lots of bills. They worked very ...

November 23, 2021
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The Immigration Department (ImmD) arrested 19 suspected illegal workers during the territory-wide anti-illegal worker operations from Nov. 15 to 18. The ImmD Task Force officer raided 19 locations arrested 13 suspected illegal workers and six suspected employers. The 'Twilight' operation targeted a car park, industrial building, residential buil...

November 20, 2021
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Food Safety Authority suspended the importation of poultry meat and products from Italy, Japan, and Hungary to Hong Kong on Nov. 17 and 18. In a government announcement, they received a notification from the World Organization from Animal Health about the outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in Bacs-Kiskun County in Hungary, Bresc...

November 19, 2021
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The 3:55 minute video circulating among the Filipino community posted by E.M., showed some ambulance staff helping a woman into a stretcher with some Filipino women in the background sitting in the park during their day off last Sunday. The Hong Kong Police Force verified via a phone call that they received a report on Nov. 14, at 3:26 p.m. abou...

November 18, 2021
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The Labor Department (LD) announced today, Nov. 17, the launching of a two-day online exhibition about the Employment Ordinance and the Minimum Wage Ordinance at their website. The online exhibition on LD's website disseminates information for workers in Hong Kong and Foreign Domestic Workers (FDWs) employment rights and benefits as well as huma...

November 17, 2021
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No Christmas vacation this year, yet! Dyesebel Duran, a domestic worker in Hong Kong for 22 years wished to spend her Christmas vacation in her hometown in the Philippines with her only daughter. The last time she was with her daughter was in 2019, in celebration of her daughter's 18th birthday, and before the pandemic. Since the start of Cov...

November 16, 2021
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The blog of Hong Kong Secretary of Labor and Welfare Dr. Law Chi-kwong posted yesterday, Nov. 14, showed a total of 4,036 foreign domestic workers (FDWs) arrived in Hong Kong from Sept.  1 to Nov. 10.
On Sept. 1 to 15 alone, with a total number of 424 FDW arrivals, almost 5% of FDWs infected with Covid-19 came from th...

November 15, 2021