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Let’s face it. Despite the glitz and glamour of working overseas, it does not take the away the fact that OFWs still need to work hard in order to earn the attractive pay which many Filipinos could only dream to have back home. And while it’s true that providing for our families comes as top [...]

Many of us may already have an idea on what the requirements are for travelling and working abroad. For domestic helpers targeting to work in Hong Kong, the two primary requirements to be presented at the airport along with one’s travel documents are: A valid overseas employment certificate (OEC), which is issued by the Philippine [...]

Working here in Hong Kong, or anywhere overseas for that matter, requires one to be well-informed, assertive, and smart in handling any situation. It is through constantly updating oneself by reading or attending seminars that we become fully equipped in dealing with situations that can be considered tricky or challenging at first look, but of [...]

For the longest time, Filipinos have been going to Hong Kong to work. This is for the simple reason that overseas Filipino workers in Hong Kong earn significantly higher than those in the Philippines. But don’t let this get you all hooked up right away. We always have to consider the good along with the [...]

Other than their country’s embassies and non-government (labour) organizations offering help, foreign domestic helpers (FDH) had no specific department they can reach out to from the Hong Kong government when it comes to their issues with their employer/s or employment agency here in Hong Kong. But that is now a thing of the past because [...]

There are plenty of reasons why people from all around the globe come to Hong Kong – may it be for work, residence, study or recreation, there are a lot of things to like about Hong Kong. Other than for travel, Hong Kong is also a hit among expats for work and living because even [...]

If you’re moving to Hong Kong for work, there’s good news for you because there are plenty of properties you can look into, even if only to be rented, for your stay in the city. In other cases, such as for those who are working as domestic helpers in the country, this shouldn’t be a [...]