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Gov’t Bans Public Gatherings of More Than 4 People

With the sharp increase in the number of coronavirus cases in the country, on March 27 the Hong Kong government announced that it will...

Do’s and Dont’s: Guide to Prevent the Spread of New Coronavirus COVID-19

As the number of confirmed cases globally has surpassed those in Hubei, China, where the novel coronavirus originated, world governments including the Special Administrative...

Second Filipina in Hong Kong Contracts COVID-19

On Thursday (February 27), the Department of Foreign Affairs through the Philippine Consulate General (PCG) in Hong Kong confirmed the second case of a...

Employers Dismiss 2 Filipina DHs Because of COVID-19 Fear

A Filipina domestic helper who insisted on going out to pick up her new passport at the Consulate so she could renew her work visa had...

Travel Ban Lifted for Residents, OFWs Bound for Hong Kong, Macau

Stranded overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and residents in Hong Kong and Macau may now travel back to their countries as the government task force...

Philippine Airlines Extends Cancellation of China, HK, Macau Flights

There is a growing fear that the travel ban that prevents thousands of Filipinos from returning to China, Hong Kong, and Macau to work,...

First Novel Coronavirus-related Death Reported in Hong Kong

On Tuesday (February 3), a 39-year-old Hong Kong man died in the hospital, making him the first casualty of the Wuhan virus in the former British...

ADVISORY: Hong Kong Raises Response to “Emergency” Level due to Coronavirus

To everyone in Hong Kong, please be advised that the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health has raised the Hong Kong...

Filipina Quarantined After Sharing Flat with 2 Coronavirus Patients

A Filipina domestic worker in Ma On Shan was placed in quarantine last January 25, after two of her employer's house guests tested positive...

OFWs Urged to Follow Strict Hospital Hours Amid Spread of Wuhan Flu

With the rapid spread of the Wuhan flu leaving the most serious cases in North District Hospital in Sheung Shui near the Chinese border,...