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PCG Eyes Partnership with CARD HK to provide Fin-Lit Training to OFWs

Consul General Raly Tejada has green-lighted the Philippine Consulate to serve as the venue for the free financial literacy seminars provided to Filipino domestic workers by Card HK Foundation. The decision was confirmed after Card HK held its first financial education seminars at the Consulate on Sept 22, with 47 Filipino household workers taking part. PCG [...]

7 Things Domestic Workers Need to Inform their Employment Agency About

Employment agencies (EAs) play an important role not only in the recruitment and processing of visas for domestic workers, but they also carry key responsibilities from both the governments of Hong Kong and the worker’s respective country. In particular, EAs are required by the law to inform the relevant Consulate in cases where there are [...]

Hong Kong Protesters Rally for Support from British Government

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters have once again taken to the streets of Hong Kong, but this time, they held a rally outside the British Consulate, seeking support from the UK government to press China to maintain freedoms agreed when the city was handed over in 1997. During the staged demonstration last Sunday (September 15), [...]

OFW Found Dead in Employer’s Residence in Hong Kong

A 53-year old Tuguegarao native was found lifeless in her employer’s home in Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong on Monday morning (September 9). The police found the dead body of the Filipino domestic helper in her employer’s residence. The Filipina had been working in Hong Kong for the last 30 years. Filipino Domestic Helper Found [...]

PCG in HK Urges Filipinos to Avoid Non-Essential Travels There for Now

In line with the volatile situation that has befallen the city-state, the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong has urged Filipinos to delay non-essential visits in the country. Hong Kong has seen a series of unprecedented demonstrations and city-wide protests drawing millions of angry civilians expressing their disapproval of the extradition bill floated by Carrie [...]

Gov’t Renounces the Need for Violence, Urges Dialogue with Public

In light of the on-going protests and public demonstrations taking over the streets of Hong Kong, Chief Executive Carrie Lam maintains her position as well as the government to keep communication lines open to the public. Over a month since the government has floated the extradition bill – then retracted it, protesters and anti-government parties [...]

5 Tips to Boost your Chances of getting Hired Abroad

Working abroad is a dream for many Filipinos; however, the path to getting there may not exactly be as easy as one would think. The task of finding a suitable job can be a big challenge for many and even those who get the opportunity sometimes shell out a lot of funds, then go into [...]