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Erwiana abuse case hearing at the Wanchai Law Courts

Erwiana abuse case hearing at the Wanchai Law Courts

A picket organized by the Justice for Erwiana and All Migrant Domestic Workers Committee (J4EMDW)  was held on 8 December 2014 in front of the Wanchai Law Courts in support of Erwiana Sulistyaningsih who will appear as prosecution witness against her former employer, Law Wan-tung.  

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FILMCASS holds concert in celebration of life

FILMCASS holds concert in celebration of life

The Filipino Migrant Cancer Support Society (FILMCASS) held their annual concert in celebration of those who struggled against cancer and survived and in commemoration of those who fought but eventually loss the battle against the disease.  The event was held outside the City Hall in Central, Hong Kong last November 9, 2014. The main highlight [...]

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UNIFIL-HK holds 15th Congress, elects new officers

UNIFIL-HK holds 15th Congress, elects new officers

Vowing to launch bigger migrant rights campaigns in the next two years, the United Filipinos in Hong Kong (UNIFIL-HK) recently held its 14th congress and elected new officers in a university theater jam-packed with delegates and guests from all over the territory. “In the last two years, we made considerable gains for, and with, the [...]

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Christmas greetings from HK Filipino organizations Part2

Christmas greetings from HK Filipino organizations Part2

Christmas greetings from HK Filipino organizations Part2 1.  Passi City Association-Hong Kong City Hall Park, Edinburgh Place, Central 2.  Abante Cagayanos (ABACA)-Hong Kong Lockhart Basketball Court, Lockhart Road, Wan Chai 3.  Filipino Migrant Cancer Support Society (FILMCASS) Edinburgh Place, Central 4.  Kapuso Livelihood Training Program Queensway, Admiralty 5.  Progressive Labor Union of Domestic Workers (PLUDW-HK) [...]

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Christmas greetings from HK Filipino organizations Part1

Christmas greetings from HK Filipino organizations Part1

Holiday greetings from: United Filipinos in Hong Kong (UNIFIL-HK) Isabela Federation (ISAFED) Philippine Alliance Luzon Alliance International United Philippine Taekwondo Organization (UPTO-HK)

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HKPinoyTV Christmas greetings 2014

HKPinoyTV Christmas greetings 2014

From the HKPinoyTV team – Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year to all.

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Arts and Culture

Highlights from the Concert in the Park 2014

Highlights from the Concert in the Park 2014

Video highlights of the Concert in the Park held at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza last December 7, 2014, Sunday, from 1:30 pm to 7 pm. The event is annually organized by the Philippine Consulate General in partnership with the Hong Kong government’s Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) and the Hong Kong Musician’s [...]

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The Guerilla is a Poet film showing in Hong Kong

The Guerilla is a Poet film showing in Hong Kong

Guerilla is a Poet is one of the entries in the 1st CineFilipino Film Festival, which run from until September 24, 2013. The film is directed by Sari and Kiri Dalena Comments about the film: The Guerilla is a Poet is truly successful in giving the audience a glimpse of the drama, sound and color, [...]

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The 5th Philippine Film Festival in Hong Kong

The 5th Philippine Film Festival in Hong Kong

The opening reception of the 5th Philippine Film Festival in Hong Kong was held at the Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre on the 14th of November. The Festival theme this time pays tribute to the nation’s modern day heroes, the overseas Filipino workers. The Festival’s film showing are scheduled on two consecutive Sundays, the 16th [...]

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News

Hundreds march in commemoration of International Migrants Day in Hong Kong

Hundreds march in commemoration of International Migrants Day in Hong Kong

In commemoration of December 18 as International Migrant’s Day, hundreds of foreign domestic workers (FDWs) held a rally last Dec. 14 to demand justice for battered former domestic worker Erwiana Sulistyaningsih of Indonesia and changes in the immigration and labor rules. Dressed in black, holding banners and chanting for change, the rally kicked off at [...]

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Erwiana abuse case hearing at the Wanchai Law Courts

Erwiana abuse case hearing at the Wanchai Law Courts

A picket organized by the Justice for Erwiana and All Migrant Domestic Workers Committee (J4EMDW)  was held on 8 December 2014 in front of the Wanchai Law Courts in support of Erwiana Sulistyaningsih who will appear as prosecution witness against her former employer, Law Wan-tung.  

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Pinay Caught for Drug Trafficking: HK Airport Customs

Pinay Caught for Drug Trafficking: HK Airport Customs

A Filipina is now in custody after she was caught for possession of illegal substance by Hong Kong airport custom officers on December 4. The suspect, 29, is charged of carrying 2.26 kg of suspected cocaine worth HKD$2.4-million. Coming from the Philippines, she claims to be a domestic helper in Hong Kong. Custom officials found [...]

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Sports and Health

Philippine Consulate General and HKU Launch First of Six-Part Health Series

Philippine Consulate General and HKU Launch First of Six-Part Health Series

A health project to empower domestic workers in Hong Kong was held last Dec. 14 at the Philippine Consulate General in collaboration with the Hong Kong University Center of Development and Resources of Students (HKU-CEDARS). The first of six part series, the floor at the Philippine Consulate General last Dec. 14 was divided into two [...]

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Scenes from the Pacquiao-Algieri title fight in Macau

Scenes from the Pacquiao-Algieri title fight in Macau

Manny Pacquiao successfully defended his WBO Welterweight title against undefeated Chris Algieri. Here are some scenes during the day of the fight. The event dubbed Clash in Cotai 2 was held at the Cotai Arena of Venetian Macau on November 23, 2014.

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When Cancer Strikes OFWs: What to Do?

When Cancer Strikes OFWs: What to Do?

Shock, tears and uncertainty: life in Hong Kong with cancer brings another foray to what it means to be an Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). Call it survival or call it finding the strength to fight this disease – but these days, it does not mean that you fight it alone. Like many OFWs, Gemma Solomon [...]

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People

Understanding Opera: Meet Pinay Soprano Opera Singer Rachelle Gerodias

Understanding Opera: Meet Pinay Soprano Opera Singer Rachelle Gerodias

From her highest notes to the lowest lows in her life, lucky are those who are able, not only to hear, but to listen to what truly makes Pinay opera singer Rachelle Gerodias unique in her own right. Singing is innate in the Filipino culture. For Filipina opera singer Rachelle Gerodias, singing is partly love [...]

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Meet Transpinay Brenda Alegre

Meet Transpinay Brenda Alegre

Living a life filled with courage, integrity and more importantly, being truthful to one’s self is achievable as exemplified by transpinay Brenda Alegre. Everyone can be a hero. But going against what society expects one is supposed to live by compared to what one is destined to live by is not always easy. Breaking down [...]

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Brushstroke Markings: Meet Filipino Artist Randy Carizo

Brushstroke Markings: Meet Filipino Artist Randy Carizo

For Filipino artist Randy Carizo living in Hong Kong, settling for a life with a passion for his craft has brought him to a place where he can only dreamed of when others might not had the courage to pursue it. High above at one of the hotel rooms-turned-art gallery hall, a fire burns brightly [...]

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Hundreds march in commemoration of International Migrants Day in Hong Kong

Hundreds march in commemoration of International Migrants Day in Hong Kong

| December 18, 2014

In commemoration of December 18 as International Migrant’s Day, hundreds of foreign domestic workers (FDWs) held a rally last Dec. 14 to demand justice for battered former domestic worker Erwiana Sulistyaningsih of Indonesia and changes in the immigration and labor rules. Dressed in black, holding banners and chanting for change, the rally kicked off at [...]

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Christmas greetings from HK Filipino organizations Part2

Christmas greetings from HK Filipino organizations Part2

| December 17, 2014

Christmas greetings from HK Filipino organizations Part2 1.  Passi City Association-Hong Kong City Hall Park, Edinburgh Place, Central 2.  Abante Cagayanos (ABACA)-Hong Kong Lockhart Basketball Court, Lockhart Road, Wan Chai 3.  Filipino Migrant Cancer Support Society (FILMCASS) Edinburgh Place, Central 4.  Kapuso Livelihood Training Program Queensway, Admiralty 5.  Progressive Labor Union of Domestic Workers (PLUDW-HK) [...]

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