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HK Pinoys in solidarity with people’s initiative against pork barrel system

HK Pinoys in solidarity with people’s initiative against pork barrel system

“Filipino migrants in Hong Kong are in all-out support to the people’s initiative to end the pork barrel system, and not to the perpetuation of the pork-filled regime of Noynoy Aquino.” Eman Villanueva, chairperson of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) – Hong Kong & Macau, issued this declaration in a program-rally held last August 24 in [...]

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DOJ Prosecutor General Arellano lectures on human trafficking

DOJ Prosecutor General Arellano lectures on human trafficking

The Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong recently organized another forum on human trafficking which was held at the PCG Public Area last July 27, 2014. The guest speakers for the event were Prosecutor General Claro A. Arellano of the Philippine Department of Justice and City Chief Prosecutor Jorge G. Catalan. Prosecutor General Arellano stressed [...]

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Filipinos in HK greet eve of SONA with protest for accountability and responsbility

Filipinos in HK greet eve of SONA with protest for accountability and responsbility

On the eve of President Aquino’s fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA), more than 500 Filipinos in Hong Kong joined the call for his impeachment in a program yesterday, July 27, at Chater Garden followed by a protest march to the Philippine Consulate General. “As a first blow to the SONA, HK OFWs say [...]

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Announcements

Superstar Search 2014 2nd elimination round held

Superstar Search 2014 2nd elimination round held

The second elimination round of Superstar Search 2014 was  held on August 24 at the Grappa’s Cellar in Central. The contestants were judged based on their over-all performance in voice quality, delivery, stage presence and charisma. 13 out of 21 contestants  were adjudged to move on to the Semi-finals on September 21. This singing competition [...]

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Migrant Empowerment and Resource Centre grand opening

Migrant Empowerment and Resource Centre grand opening

The Grand opening of the Migrant Empowerment Resource Centre (MERC) was held last August 8, 2014 with guests from Philippine Consulate and members of the Filipino community. Under Prime Credit’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program in partnership with Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) and WIMLER Foundation, MERC is a venue offered to migrant workers for [...]

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Pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika

Pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika

Inaanyayahan ng Konsulado Panlahat ng Pilipinas sa Hong Kong na dumalo sa padiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika sa Linggo, ika-24 ng Agosto, 2014, sa oras na 4:30 n.h. – 6:00 n.g.  Ang pagdiriwang ay gaganapin sa Pampublikong Lugar ng Konsulado Panlahat ng Pilipinas Ang pagdiriwang ng pagkakataong ito ay magpapalabas ng sabayang pagtula, kantahan at [...]

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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

Recruitment agencies suspended by POEA

Recruitment agencies suspended by POEA

Pinaliwanag ng Labor Attache ng Pilipinas dito sa Hong Kong na si Manuel Roldan ang ilang basehan ng pagsuspinde ng agency dito sa Hong Kong at ang kaugnay nitong agency sa Pilipinas. Ang “Preventive Suspension” na binigay ng Philippine Overseas Employment Administrative (POEA)sa Satisfactory Employment and Travel Centre Ltd (Hong Kong) at Findstaff Placement Services, [...]

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Migrants’ groups push for increase in wage and food allowance

Migrants’ groups push for increase in wage and food allowance

Representatives from the Asian Migrants’ Coordinating Body (AMCB) and institutions providing service to distressed migrants presented their urgent call for a HK$4500 minimum allowable wage for FDWs, and a HK$1600 monthly food allowance during a dialogue called by the Hong Kong government’s Labour Department officials on 14 August 2014. The dialogue was called as part [...]

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ATM card gamit sa modus ng recruitment agency

ATM card gamit sa modus ng recruitment agency

Dalawa sa 19 na umanoy biktima ng Satisfactory and Travel Center Ltd.  ang dumulog sa opisina ng pulisya upang isumbong ang pag-gamit ng kanilang ATM card noong August 3 (Linggo).  Kasama ng dalawa ay si Bishop Gerry Vallo ng Jesus The Living God na siyang tumutulong sa grupo. Ayon kay Ruth Daria, isa sa biktima [...]

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Sports and Health

Lecture on Ebola virus held

Lecture on Ebola virus held

A lecture on the Ebola virus disease (EVD) was recently held at the Philippine Consulate General’s Public Area. The talk was given by Mr. Sony So, a nursing officer at the Infection Control Branch of the Centre for Health and Protection of the Hong Kong government. Below is an outline of the topics discussed covered [...]

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Philippine Sluggers survives tough baseball league season

Philippine Sluggers survives tough baseball league season

Team Philippine Sluggers survived another year in the HKBA Women’s League against 10 other teams. The fierce competition which started in September last year and ended this July resulted to 8 wins and 2 losses for team Sluggers. Despite the lack of sponsors, Philippine Sluggers managed to stand on their own by players contributing their [...]

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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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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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Superstar Search 2014 2nd elimination round held

Superstar Search 2014 2nd elimination round held

| August 30, 2014

The second elimination round of Superstar Search 2014 was  held on August 24 at the Grappa’s Cellar in Central. The contestants were judged based on their over-all performance in voice quality, delivery, stage presence and charisma. 13 out of 21 contestants  were adjudged to move on to the Semi-finals on September 21. This singing competition [...]

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HK Pinoys in solidarity with people’s initiative against pork barrel system

HK Pinoys in solidarity with people’s initiative against pork barrel system

| August 28, 2014

“Filipino migrants in Hong Kong are in all-out support to the people’s initiative to end the pork barrel system, and not to the perpetuation of the pork-filled regime of Noynoy Aquino.” Eman Villanueva, chairperson of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) – Hong Kong & Macau, issued this declaration in a program-rally held last August 24 in [...]

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Lecture on Ebola virus held

Lecture on Ebola virus held

| August 27, 2014

A lecture on the Ebola virus disease (EVD) was recently held at the Philippine Consulate General’s Public Area. The talk was given by Mr. Sony So, a nursing officer at the Infection Control Branch of the Centre for Health and Protection of the Hong Kong government. Below is an outline of the topics discussed covered [...]

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