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In an earlier announcement by the Hong Kong Immigration Department in October, the government will be conducting a city-wide identity card replacement exercise starting December 27, as shared in a report by news.gov.hk. ALSO READ: How to Apply for Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) in Hong Kong The said initiative will begin by the end of [...]

How to Apply for a Hong Kong ID Card

Expats who arrive in Hong Kong for work on a relevant visa are required to register for a Hong Kong ID card. The ID card identifies its holder as either a legal non-permanent or permanent resident in Hong Kong. Therefore, once you have received this ID, also referred to as “smart card,” you will need [...]

How to Get an Octopus Card in Hong Kong

In most developed countries in the world such as Japan, Singapore, the UK, and other European countries, people heavily rely on public transportation. And for this to even be possible, the government has to invest a significant amount of funding to ensure that the public transport system is efficient and well-organized. Here in Hong Kong, [...]

List of Hong Kong Public Holidays in 2019

Even if there are still a few days left in 2018, many of us are already looking forward to the New Year. And why not? They say, with a new year comes an opportunity to “turn a new leaf.” But for working people like us, the New Year means a new chance to do better [...]

List of Hong Kong Public Holidays in 2019

Entries from two Filipina domestic helpers made the shortlist for the 2018 edition of Hong Kong Human Rights Arts Prize (KHKRAP), whose winners will be announced in the ceremonies at The Hive Spring in Aberdeen on December 8, as shared in a report by the Sun. ALSO READ: 10 Photos: Domestic Helpers in Hong Kong [...]

How to Apply for an OEC for Domestic Helpers in Hong Kong

The holidays are upon us, and for us Filipinos, the Christmas season is all about family. Many Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) try to file a leave during this time to be with their loved ones, and if you’re planning to do so too, it’s best that you continue to read this short article. ALSO READ: [...]

How to Apply for NBI Clearance for Pinoys in Hong Kong

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who may have a need for NBI Clearance for whatever purpose they may have for it has to course an application through the Philippine Embassy in their host country. ALSO READ: Things to Know Before Working in Hong Kong as an OFW Typically, the NBI Clearance is one of the mandatory [...]