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Chief Executive Carrie Lam said as the local COVID-19 epidemic situation remains stagnant, the Government will not further relax social distancing measures, at least for now. Mrs. Lam made the statement ahead of yesterday’s Executive Council meeting and elaborated on the reason for keeping the current anti-epidemic rules in place. “We a...

June 1, 2022
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A 24-year-old Filipino woman was punished with 40 days imprisonment charged for breach of condition of stay by the Acting Principal Magistrate David Cheung Chi-wai of Shatin Law Courts. The Filipino domestic worker, Hapin A.S., pleaded guilty after she listened attentively to the charges against her of breach of condition of stay. In the deposit...

May 31, 2022
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Good news to those who are planning to take a summer holiday with their loved ones. Starting tomorrow, May 30, fully-vaccinated Filipinos and foreigners who will enter the Philippines are no longer required to present a negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test upon arrival in the Philippines. Under IATF-EID Reso...

May 29, 2022
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A case of breach of condition of stay was heard against a Filipino woman at Shatin Magistracy Courts yesterday, 27 May. The former domestic worker, Magbanua G.Z., looked very calm in front of Acting Principal Magistrate David Cheung Chi-wai while a Filipino interpreter read the charges against her of breach of condition of stay, an offense contr...

May 28, 2022
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A Series of territory-wide anti-illegal worker operations by the Immigration Department (ImmD) and Hong Kong Police Force was mounted again for four consecutive days from May 23 to yesterday (May 26). The combined authorities, the operations with codenamed “Lightshadow” and "Twilight" from the ImmD and codenamed "Champion" and "Powerplayer...

May 27, 2022
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Ferdinand Marcos Jr. was proclaimed as the 17th President of the Republic of the Philippines, as announced by the Congress of the Philippines, yesterday, May 25. At the Joint Session of the 18th Congress of the Philippines, overseen by Senate President Tito Sotto and Speaker of the House Representative of the Philippines Lord Allan Ve...

May 26, 2022
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As the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Ms. Carrie Lam, announced that inbound travel restrictions will continue, including the 7-day hotel quarantine, two hotels will start accepting room bookings from May onwards. Conrad Hong Kong and Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriot Hotel are two added hotels enlisted as designated quarantine hotels (DQHs) that will...

May 25, 2022
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With another five weeks to go as the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Ms. Carrie Lam, speaking ahead of her Executive Meeting, announced this morning, May 24, that it is very unlikely to have more relaxations on border controls during her term. She explained, “In other words, we will still have hotel quarantine; we will still require vaccination ...

May 24, 2022
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Uninfected individuals aged 18 to 59 who are at higher risk of COVID-19 exposure or with personal needs, may choose to receive a fourth dose of COVID-19 at least six months after getting their third dose, the Hong Kong Government announced yesterday, May 21. As for persons aged 60 or above, they have been allowed to choose to get vaccinated with...

May 22, 2022