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Migrant groups’ protest demand for Pres. Aquino resignation

Migrant groups’ protest demand for Pres. Aquino resignation

  On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the EDSA People Power that toppled the former dictator Ferdinand Marcos, the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) Hong Kong and Macau chapter and other migrant organizations held a protest action at the Philippine Consulate General to demand the resignation of Philippine Pres.  Aquino III.

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One Billion Rising Revolution – Hong Kong 2015

One Billion Rising Revolution – Hong Kong 2015

  Hundreds of participants joined the One Billion Rising Revolution dance campaign to end violence against women on Chater Road last Feb. 15, 2015. Indonesian Erwiana Sulistyaningsih and One Billion Rising global director Monique Wilson were special guests. Filipino groups kicked off the event at 12:30 pm with intervals where various Filipino leaders spoke about [...]

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Hong Kong migrants push for abolition of Pork Barrel System

Hong Kong migrants push for abolition of Pork Barrel System

Ramon Bultron, managing director of the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM), explains how the People’s Initiative can help pass a law to abolish the Pork Barrel System in the Philippines during a signature campaign on Chater road, in Central last February 1, 2015.

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Announcements

Personal Finance Literacy Training held at the PCG

Personal Finance Literacy Training held at the PCG

  Highlights from the Financial Literacy Training 3 seminar conducted by Mr. Randell Tiongson at the Public Reception Area of the Philippine Consulate General Hong Kong SAR. More more information: The Philippine Consulate General Hong Kong S.A.R. www.hongkongpcg.dfa.gov.ph 14/F, United Centre, 95 Queensway, Admiralty Telephone: +852 2823 8506/2823 8512 Email: atn2.hongkongpcg@dfa.gov.ph/atn3.hongkongpcg@dfa.gov.ph

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2015 Lunar New Year greetings from HKPinoyTV

2015 Lunar New Year greetings from HKPinoyTV

  Wishing everyone a Lunar New Year of peace and prosperity.

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Hong Kong’ Lasallians to visit Haiyan survivors in Visayas, mount joint feeding program

Hong Kong’ Lasallians to visit Haiyan survivors in Visayas, mount joint feeding program

Hong Kong’s De La Salle Alumni Association – Hong Kong Chapter (DLSAA HK) will launch a joint feeding program to a hard hit community north of Cebu city by super-typhoon Haiyan on Feb. 12. The DLSAA HK Chapter, together with local partners One La Salle Alumni Association – Cebu Chapter (OLSAA Cebu), MARCH for Christ [...]

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Arts and Culture

MassKara Festival at the Chinese New Year celebration in Hong Kong

MassKara Festival at the Chinese New Year celebration in Hong Kong

  DOT Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr talks about the MassKara Festival origin and the significance of it’s participation in the Chinese New Year celebration in Hong Kong.

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Bacolod City MassKara Festival joins Chinese New Year Parade in Hong Kong

Bacolod City MassKara Festival joins Chinese New Year Parade in Hong Kong

  For the first time in 20 years the Philippines is participating in the Hong Kong Chinese New Year Parade. The Bacolod City MassKara Festival is representing the country in a three day performance the highlight of which is the Chinese New Year Parade in Tsim Sha Tsui on the 19th of February 2015. For [...]

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Erik Santos rocks Hong Kong crowd

Erik Santos rocks Hong Kong crowd

  The Philippines’s Prince of Pop Erik Santos showcased his singing chops and his charisma during the Prime Time event sponsored by Prime Credit and Prime Gold last Sunday, Jan. 11 at Chater Garden. Santos’ soulful voice eagerly made his fans smile with glee while singing to the tunes of his memorable ballads and movie [...]

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News

HK legislators air support for protection of migrant domestic workers

HK legislators air support for protection of migrant domestic workers

  [The video shows Hong Kong legislators Lee Cheuk Yan and Emily Lau speaking about their understanding and support for the protection of migrant domestic workers rights and welfare as well as their mutual desire for the abolition of the conditions that perpetrates modern day slavery in Hong Kong.] Various migrant worker leaders from unions [...]

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Hong Kong Foreign Domestic Worker dares UN on Development Justice

Hong Kong Foreign Domestic Worker dares UN on Development Justice

Include develop justice into this declaration – if not, please tell me where I should go to achieve it. This was the challenge posed by Eni Lestari, chairperson of the International Migrants Alliance (IMA) and member of the migrants constituency of the Asia Pacific Regional CSO Engagement Mechanism (AP-RCEM), to Member States of the United [...]

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Erwiana’s former employer sentenced to 6 years in prison

Erwiana’s former employer sentenced to 6 years in prison

  Erwiana Sulistyaningsih’s former employer, Law Wan-Tung, was sentenced to 6 years in prison and fined HK$15,000 by Judge Amanda Woolcock at the Wanchai District Court. Erwiana accepted the verdict and sentence given by the court. Eni Lestari, Chairperson of International Migrants Alliance (IMA) gives the summary of the court sentencing and the future plan [...]

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Sports and Health

Pagtatanim ng mga halamang gamot (medicinal plants)

Pagtatanim ng mga halamang gamot (medicinal plants)

Sa panahon ngayon, dumarami na ang gumagamit ng halamang gamot.  Malaking tulong ito para maiwasan ang pagbili ng mga medisina na mataas ang presyo,  kaya ang ilan ay nagtatanim na ng mga halamang ito sa kanilang bakuran. Meron din naman na ang iba ay ginagawang negosyo na ang pagbebenta ng halamang gamot sa iba’t ibang [...]

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Hong Kong OFWs, HKU-CEDARS hold workshop to better manage stress

Hong Kong OFWs, HKU-CEDARS hold workshop to better manage stress

Hong Kong University-CEDARS, in collaboration with the Philippine Consulate General, provided tools for better management of stress to a group of 100 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) last Feb. 15, 2015. Under the HKU Pinoy Project: Health & Nutrition Talk, the “Relax & Unwind: Stress Management” was the second workshop of a six-part series to empower [...]

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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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People

Making Music Memorable: Meet Nobel Gabasan

Making Music Memorable: Meet Nobel Gabasan

  In a world filled with musical titans both in the Philippines and overseas, Nobel Gabasan is undeterred by what others say, but rather, he has found his own rhythm of self-discovery despite Hong Kong’s fast pace lifestyle. “I live for today,” says Gabasan, nibbling on some hors d’oeuvres at a posh five star hotel [...]

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An interview with Monique Wilson

An interview with Monique Wilson

  Celebrity Filipina artist and global activist Monique Wilson speaks on Erwiana Sulistyaningsih’s struggle for justice, the importance of solidarity and the One Billion Rising Revolution campaign.

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A conversation with Erwiana

A conversation with Erwiana

Just a few minutes past five o’clock, a short giggle is heard before setting foot inside the office of Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM). The door opens and Erwiana Sulistyaningsih lays her eyes on me – another interview with a journalist, another chance to speak about her experience. Wearing a pair of red pants [...]

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Pagtatanim ng mga halamang gamot (medicinal plants)

Pagtatanim ng mga halamang gamot (medicinal plants)

| March 6, 2015

Sa panahon ngayon, dumarami na ang gumagamit ng halamang gamot.  Malaking tulong ito para maiwasan ang pagbili ng mga medisina na mataas ang presyo,  kaya ang ilan ay nagtatanim na ng mga halamang ito sa kanilang bakuran. Meron din naman na ang iba ay ginagawang negosyo na ang pagbebenta ng halamang gamot sa iba’t ibang [...]

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HK legislators air support for protection of migrant domestic workers

HK legislators air support for protection of migrant domestic workers

| March 6, 2015

  [The video shows Hong Kong legislators Lee Cheuk Yan and Emily Lau speaking about their understanding and support for the protection of migrant domestic workers rights and welfare as well as their mutual desire for the abolition of the conditions that perpetrates modern day slavery in Hong Kong.] Various migrant worker leaders from unions [...]

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Sponsored video: Prime Credit

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| March 5, 2015

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