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Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws

Posted on Monday, 29 April 2019 02:35 PM | No Comments
Thousands of people marched to Hong Kong’s legislative council on Sunday to protest against proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial. Some...

Asian domestic workers urge HK gov’t for a pay increase

Posted on Friday, 15 March 2019 04:30 PM | No Comments
HONG KONG – The Asian Domestic Workers Union is urging the Hong Kong government to look into the condition of household workers in the country who suffer from what they...

Otso Diretso mounts two-day campaign in HK

Posted on Monday, 11 March 2019 06:40 AM | No Comments
HONG KONG — Five members of the Otso Diretso senatorial candidates flew to Hong Kong to woo the Filipino community, especially the Overseas Filipino Workers, in the city. The opposition...

Kim Jong-un and Rodrigo Duterte look-alikes take Hong Kong by storm

Posted on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 04:08 PM | No Comments
Kim Jong-un is not only the leader of North Korea, but Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s agent — according to his Hong Kong based impersonator. Kim look-alike Howard X and his new...

Migrante HK launches online petition to oust Rep. John Bertiz

Posted on Wednesday, 3 October 2018 06:53 PM | No Comments
    HONG KONG – Filipino labor group Migrante in Hong Kong launched an online petition seeking support to call for the removal of Congressman Anecito “John” Bertiz III as...

UNTV, MCGI extend assistance to stranded Filipinos in Hong Kong

Posted on Wednesday, 19 September 2018 10:34 AM | No Comments
HONG KONG – Some Filipino tourists were robbed of their dream vacation after a strong signal number 10 Typhoon Mangkhut battered the island state over the weekend. Some of them...

Hong Kong residents relieved as clean up continues after super typhoon

Posted on Wednesday, 19 September 2018 10:14 AM | No Comments
    Workers in Hong Kong continued the cleanup and repair operation on Tuesday (September 18) after a typhoon, dubbed the “King of Storms”, struck over the weekend. Super typhoon Mangkhut, with hurricane-force...

11 HK, China flights cancelled due to Tyhoon Mangkhut

Posted on Monday, 17 September 2018 11:44 AM | No Comments
Torrential rains and intense gales have grounded airlines and passengers over parts of Asia as Typhoon Mangkhut tears through Hong Kong and China’s Guangdong province. Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA)...

Duterte apologizes to HK for 2010 Manila hostage crisis

Posted on Friday, 13 April 2018 11:07 AM | No Comments
  President Rodrigo Duterte took Hong Kong by surprise when he made a public apology Thursday for the 2010 bus hostage incident in Manila that killed eight Hong Kong nationals....

Duterte to meet with Filipino community in Hong Kong

Posted on Thursday, 12 April 2018 10:28 AM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte is set to meet with overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong on Thursday. He arrived at the Hong Kong International Airport at 11:34 pm on Tuesday...