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Health Authorities confirmed three new imported Covid-19 cases in Hong Kong on Sunday. The two are male, from the Philippines, and Hong Kong residents, ages 63 and 47. Both arrived in Hong Kong asymptomatic on Oct. 13 via Cathay Pacific Air CX906 flight. The 63-year-old was staying at Regal Airport Hotel at Check Lap Kok. He received two d...

October 17, 2021
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The Philippine Government updated the green list of countries, jurisdictions and territories tagged as low risk for Covid-19 on Friday, including Hong Kong. The updated classification will take effect on Oct. 16 to 31 where individuals coming from the ‘green list’ who are fully vaccinated with negative RT-PCR test taken 72 hours prior to arr...

October 15, 2021
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Only 500 Overseas Filipino Workers were allowed to register during the last day of the voter registration on Thursday, for the 2022 national election. The line which ends till the Citic building and the MTR station, about a few hundred meters long at Admiralty, was cut-off after it caught the attention of the police in Hong Kong. Filipinos, m...

October 14, 2021
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Eden Pales, a 37-year-old Filipino domestic worker testified against her former employer at Western Kowloon court on Tuesday. When asked by Miss Li Cheuk-wai, the Deputy Magistrate, Pales became emotional recalling what the defendant, Ms. Mak Pui-shan, 35, said to her family during the assault. Pales voice cracked a bit and started to cry dur...

October 14, 2021
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After a day of no cases, the Hong Kong authority reported seven imported cases of Covid-19 on Monday, October 11. Two of the cases came from the Philippines. A 40-year-old female domestic worker arrived on Oct. 4 via Cebu Pacific Air 5J272 flight, who was asymptomatic when she arrived in Hong Kong.  She stayed at Penny’s Bay quarantine center...

October 11, 2021
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For the past two months, three Filipino domestic workers were reported by Hong Kong Police to have committed suicide. A 41-year-old domestic worker from Bicol was first reported on Aug. 19. She was found by her employer hanged on her room. Family members who were also working in Hong Kong said the domestic worker was burdened by financial obliga...

October 10, 2021
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Health Authorities confirmed eight new imported cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, one of which is a Filipina Domestic Worker. The 37-year-old Filipina worker tested positive for Covid-19 while under quarantine at Silka Tsuen Wan. She was found with N501Y mutant strain of the coronavirus, a Health Staffer said. The Filipina worker arrived in H...

October 9, 2021
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The 50-day local infection streak in Hong Kong ended on Friday with a new infection of Covid-19 to an airport freight worker. The 48-year-old worker lives at Golden Lion Court in Sha Tin with his wife and daughter. The block was on lockdown on Thursday night and all-400 residents tested negative during the compulsory testing. The freight work...

October 9, 2021
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A total of eight suspected illegal workers and three suspected employers were nabbed by the Immigration Department during the territory-wide anti-illegal worker operation on Oct. 7. In a government announcement, ImmD Task Force raided a total of eight locations including massage parlours, restaurants, and retail shop. The arrested illegal wor...

October 8, 2021
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Marina G. Biala, the sister of Carmelita G. Nones, who is now in jail for the crime of the biggest theft by a Filipino domestic worker in Hong Kong, appeared before Judge A. Kwok at District court on Thursday. Biala pleaded not guilty to the charges against her of handling the items worth HK$4.8 million from her sister’s employer Hele...

October 7, 2021