TOP STORIES

Image title

Putri, a 24-year-old Indonesian domestic worker whose back was facing the camera to conceal her face, said she was raped twice by her male employer in their home in February. A month later, her employer’s wife found out that she had gotten pregnant.

Her employer had reportedly threatened her that she will be sent ...

June 29, 2021
Image title

The United Kingdom will be reclassified as an “extremely high-risk” place and all passenger flights from there will be barred from landing in Hong Kong starting July 1 amid threats of Covid-19 variants, officials said on Monday.

The announcement said Britain has seen a “recent rebound of the epidemic situation...

June 28, 2021
Image title

A migrant support organization renewed calls to ensure the safety of foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong after an Indonesian helper sustained injuries when her male employer hit her with a fishing rod.

In a statement on June 27, the Asian Migrants Coordinating Body condemned the reported violence against the worke...

June 28, 2021
Image title

The Centre for Health Protection reported one new local Covid-19 case on Sunday, which is linked to the airport worker found carrying the Delta variant of coronavirus.

A 24-year-old woman who was confirmed to have the coronavirus was the colleague of the 27-year-old man with the Delta variant. Both provided customer...

June 27, 2021
Image title

Health authorities have linked the infection of a Hong Kong man’s coronavirus variant infection to a sample collection centre at the airport where he worked, after two Covid-19 cases with the same genetic mutations were detected there.

The Centre for Health Protection confirmed that the 27-year-old man was carry...

June 25, 2021
Image title

The Centre for Health Protection said Wednesday it is investigating the case of an airport worker who tested preliminarily positive for a coronavirus variant.

In a statement issued Wednesday night, the CHP said a 27-year-old man who lives at Wan Hang House of Wan Tau Tong Estate in Tai Po was found with an L452R str...

June 23, 2021
Image title

All passenger flights from Indonesia will be barred from landing in Hong Kong starting June 25, the city government announced Wednesday evening, following several imported cases from the Southeast Asian country found with coronavirus variants.

In a statement, the government said Indonesia will be reclassified as an ...

June 23, 2021
Image title

Passenger flights operated by Garuda Indonesia are barred anew from landing in Hong Kong for another fortnight, just six days after an earlier two-week ban on the carrier’s plane trips was lifted.

The Health Department imposed the flight ban after four domestic workers on board GA876 last June 20 tested positive f...

June 22, 2021
Image title

A migrant support group called on the Hong Kong government to introduce clearer policies ensuring suitable quarters for foreign domestic workers, including a ban on the use of toilets and kitchens for FDW’s accommodation.

The Mission for Migrant Workers published a report on Wednesday entitled “Between a Toilet ...

June 16, 2021