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PCG Forum: Talk on Persons with Disabilities

PCG Forum: Talk on Persons with Disabilities

In commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Apolinario Mabini (1864-July-2014) and the 36th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week (17-23 July 2014) the Philippine Consulate General organized a forum entitled “Talk on Persons with Disabilities”. The seminar was held on Sunday, 20 July 2014, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at the PCG Public Area. Ms. Devi [...]

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Interview with new PHL Consul General Bernardita L. Catalla

Interview with new PHL Consul General Bernardita L. Catalla

In an interview with HKPinoyTV, new Philippine Consul General  Bernardita “Bernie” Catalla talked about her role to help strengthen the cultural and economic ties between  Hong Kong  and the Philippines.  Moreover, she also emphasized on her plan to better facilitate and improve consular services in passport, OEC and contract processing for the benefit of the [...]

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Giving Care Back to Hong Kong’s Caregivers

Giving Care Back to Hong Kong’s Caregivers

Six days a week, they take care of Hong Kong Konghouseholds and families. During one of their days-off, a HK NGO returned the care back to them, even just for a day. The Mission for Migrant Workers (MFMW), a local Hong Kong NGO working with the hundreds of thousands of Foreign Domestic Workers (FDWs),held its [...]

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Announcements

Oxfam launches appeal to aid families sheltering from the Gaza violence

Oxfam launches appeal to aid families sheltering from the Gaza violence

  People in Gaza trapped with nowhere safe to go Oxfam launches appeal to aid families sheltering from the violence As the Gaza crisis worsens – with 170,000 people fleeing with nowhere safe to go – Oxfam Hong Kong launches an appeal for HK$2,000,000 so that families sheltering from the violence can receive urgently needed [...]

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150th Birth Anniversary of Apolinario Mabini Remembered

150th Birth Anniversary of Apolinario Mabini Remembered

In commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Apolinario Mabini (1864-July-2014) and the 36th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week (17-23 July 2014) the Philippine Consulate General is holding a forum entitled “Talk on Persons with Disabilities”. The seminar will be held on Sunday, 20 July 2014, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at the PCG Public Area. [...]

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First drug-free resource book in Hong Kong launched

First drug-free resource book in Hong Kong launched

KELY Support Group (KELY) launches the first English drug-free resource in Hong Kong that is culturally relevant and accessible for ethnic minority and non-Chinese speaking communities. Central Registry of Drug Abuse latest figures show that the number of ethnic minority and non-Chinese drug abusers at 7.1% (1st quarter, 2014, June 27, 2014) of all reported [...]

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Arts and Culture

Throwback June 12 1898

Throwback June 12 1898

“summoning as a witness of the rectitude of our intentions, the Supreme Judge of the Universe, and under the protection of the Mighty and Humane North American Nation, we proclaim and solemnly declare, in the name and by authority of the inhabitants of all these Philippine Islands, that they are and have the right to [...]

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Philippine Department of Tourism holds Gala Dinner in Hong Kong

Philippine Department of Tourism holds Gala Dinner in Hong Kong

The Philippine Department of Tourism held a Gala Dinner at the Grand Hyat Ballroom in Hong Kong last June 23, 2014. The event was mostly attended by the Hong Kong travel industry sector representatives. Also in the invited guests list are members of the Filipino community and the local media. Consul General Bernardita L. Catalla [...]

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Filipino children’s choir wins gold and silver at international chorale competition

Filipino children’s choir wins gold and silver at international chorale competition

The Children’s Paradise Choir, composed of 29 Filipino students from the Children’s Paradise Montessori School of Mandaue, Cebu competed and won silver and gold awards in the recently concluded 2nd Asia Cantate Choral Competition which was held  at the Youth Square Grand Theater in Chai Wan, Hong Kong on 14 June 2014. The competition opened [...]

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News

Oxfam launches appeal to aid families sheltering from the Gaza violence

Oxfam launches appeal to aid families sheltering from the Gaza violence

  People in Gaza trapped with nowhere safe to go Oxfam launches appeal to aid families sheltering from the violence As the Gaza crisis worsens – with 170,000 people fleeing with nowhere safe to go – Oxfam Hong Kong launches an appeal for HK$2,000,000 so that families sheltering from the violence can receive urgently needed [...]

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Filipina acquitted of drug trafficking charge

Filipina acquitted of drug trafficking charge

Pinawalang-sala ng hukom si Vinia V. Manajero,  27 anyos at pang-lima sa anim na magkakapatid mula sa Ilo-Ilo sa kasong drug trafficking dito sa High Court ng Hong Kong noong 27 July. Malaya siyang nakalabas ng kulungan matapos ang halos isang taong pagkakakulong at nakauwi na sa kanyang mga mahal sa buhay sa Pilipinas. Ngunit [...]

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Filipino groups establish BAYAN – HK and Macau chapter

Filipino groups establish BAYAN – HK and Macau chapter

The activism of Filipinos in Hong Kong and Macau has been raised to a new level with the formation of the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (New Patriotic Alliance or BAYAN) – Hong Kong and Macau Chapter on June 15. BAYAN is a multisectoral organization in the Philippines that was established in 1985 and has been leading [...]

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Sports and Health

Free Yoga class for OFWs

Free Yoga class for OFWs

The Yogananth Andiappan Community (YAC) is a non-profit, volunteer organization of professionally-trained Anahata Yoga instructors who believe in the benefits of yoga and are committed to sharing their experience with others as a service to the community. YAC volunteers are especially committed to sharing yoga with those who may not be able to afford classes, [...]

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Nonito Donaire wins WBA super featherweight title in Macau

Nonito Donaire wins WBA super featherweight title in Macau

Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire (33-2, 23 KO) fought like a wounded tiger and won by technical decision over veteran South African title holder Simpiwe Vetyeka (26-3, 16 KO). The fight dubbed “Featherweight Fury” was held at the Cotai Arena inside the The Venetian Macau on 31 May 2014. As the match started, Donaire suffered [...]

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Philippine Consulate debuts new talk show on women’s health

Philippine Consulate debuts new talk show on women’s health

The Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong unveils a new talk show format for it’s popular health-related forum series. The show was hosted by Vice Consul Timmy Guzman and Dr. Michael Manio of the Hong Kong University Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy. The event was held on the 25th of May 2014 at the Philippine [...]

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Livelihood

Cooking eggplant with vinegar dressing

Cooking eggplant with vinegar dressing

Sangkap: 1 malaking talong 4  pirasong bawang 1 sili pula kinsay dahon ng sibuyas Dressing: 2 kutsarita light soysauce 2 kutsarita dark soysauce 1 kutsara dark vinegar 1 kutsarita asukal 1 kutsara sesame oil Paraan Ng Pagluto: 1.  Hugasan ang talong at hiwain ayon sa gusto ninyong hiwa. Pasingawan ng walong minuto. Tanggalan ng balat, [...]

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How to plant eggplant

How to plant eggplant

Planting Eggplant (Pagtatanim Ng Talong) Marami sa atin ang hindi binibigyan nang pansin ang talong lalu na ang mga bata. Ang talong ay gulay na isa sa ating inuulam o sahog sa ating lutuing ulam at  may naibibigay na tamang sustansya at inam sa ating kalusugan dahil mayaman ito sa bitamina, protina, dietary fiber at [...]

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CARD OFW HK conducts second training of trainors

CARD OFW HK conducts second training of trainors

Nineteen overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) had completed two days of intensive lectures, workshops and interactive sessions to become trainors of the financial literacy workshops of CARD OFW HK. The first batch of trainors provided mentorship and guidance as the participants went through various exercises leading up to the production and presentation of their lesson plans [...]

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Other Recent Posts

Oxfam launches appeal to aid families sheltering from the Gaza violence

Oxfam launches appeal to aid families sheltering from the Gaza violence

| July 25, 2014

  People in Gaza trapped with nowhere safe to go Oxfam launches appeal to aid families sheltering from the violence As the Gaza crisis worsens – with 170,000 people fleeing with nowhere safe to go – Oxfam Hong Kong launches an appeal for HK$2,000,000 so that families sheltering from the violence can receive urgently needed [...]

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Filipina acquitted of drug trafficking charge

Filipina acquitted of drug trafficking charge

| July 25, 2014

Pinawalang-sala ng hukom si Vinia V. Manajero,  27 anyos at pang-lima sa anim na magkakapatid mula sa Ilo-Ilo sa kasong drug trafficking dito sa High Court ng Hong Kong noong 27 July. Malaya siyang nakalabas ng kulungan matapos ang halos isang taong pagkakakulong at nakauwi na sa kanyang mga mahal sa buhay sa Pilipinas. Ngunit [...]

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PCG Forum: Talk on Persons with Disabilities

PCG Forum: Talk on Persons with Disabilities

| July 23, 2014

In commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Apolinario Mabini (1864-July-2014) and the 36th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week (17-23 July 2014) the Philippine Consulate General organized a forum entitled “Talk on Persons with Disabilities”. The seminar was held on Sunday, 20 July 2014, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at the PCG Public Area. Ms. Devi [...]

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