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Despite having four seasons, Hong Kong is also considered a subtropical country considering its proximity to the equator as well as the Pacific, where a number of typhoons originate from. ALSO READ: Things to Know Before Working in Hong Kong as an OFW That being said, Hong Kong has its own fair share of unpredictable [...]

Majority of the Filipino people are born and raised into Catholic families, and considering the fact that the Philippines is a widely Christian nation, any place where there is an OFW (which is practically everywhere), will have people visiting Catholic churches. ALSO READ: Here’s Where Domestic Helpers Can Seek Temporary Shelter in Hong Kong This [...]

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 [...]