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Forum on Martial Law organized by BAYAN HK-Macau chapter

Forum on Martial Law organized by BAYAN HK-Macau chapter

More than a hundred Filipino migrants in Hong Kong gathered for an outdoor public forum on Martial Law organized by the Hong Kong and Macau chapter of the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN or New Patriotic Alliance) in Central last September 21. Eman Villanueva chairperson of BAYAN-HKM said that the event was held to educate and [...]

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Pormal na Reklamo laban kay Labatt Roldan, isinumite sa ating Konsulado

Pormal na Reklamo laban kay Labatt Roldan, isinumite sa ating Konsulado

Nag-padala ng pormal na sulat ang grupong Coalition of Service Providers for Ethnic Minorities-Hong Kong (CSPEM-HK) sa ating konsulado na naglalahad ng ilang reklamo laban kay Labor Attache Manuel Roldan. Sa pulong ng ating Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz ng Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) sa ilang lider ng Filcom noong September 7, inilahad ni Adrielle [...]

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Part 1: Labatt Roldan, isa-isang sinagot at pinaliwanag ang mga reklamo laban sa kanya.

Part 1: Labatt Roldan, isa-isang sinagot at pinaliwanag ang mga reklamo laban sa kanya.

(2-bahaging paliwanag ni Labor Attache Manuel Roldan sa mga reklamo laban sa kanya). Panoorin ang PART 2 ng interview dito. Sa hiwalay na panayam kay Labor Attache Manuel  Roldan noong 11 September, nagbigay ito ng paliwanag sa mga reklamo ng grupong Coalition of Service Providers for Ethnic Minorities-Hong Kong (CSPEM-HK). Sa kanyang mga dokumento at [...]

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Announcements

PCG Cultural and Community Events for September 2014

PCG Cultural and Community Events for September 2014

The Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong is holding a series of important lectures and informative events for the Filipino community in Hong Kong this month of September. The main highlight of these public service events are probably the Public Lectures on Philippine Culture and Heritage which will be held at the Hong Kong Baptist [...]

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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, Jardine House, 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 [...]

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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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Arts and Culture

Konsulado nagsagawa ng programa para sa Buwan ng Wika

Konsulado nagsagawa ng programa para sa Buwan ng Wika

Sa ilalim ng “Proclamation No. 1041″ na isinabatas ng taong 1997 sa ating bansa, ang buwan ng Agosto ay tinalagang Buwan ng Wika upang kilalanin ang kahalagahan ng ating wika – ang Filipino – bilang gamit sa pakikipag-usap o komunikasyon, para sa pagkakaunawaan at pagkakaisa at para sa pagyabong ng ating kultura. At bilang pag-kilala [...]

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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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News

OFWs in HK join sign-up drive vs the pork barrel system

OFWs in HK join sign-up drive vs the pork barrel system

For the past two Sundays, more than 1500 Filipino migrants in Hong Kong have signed up for the People’s Initiative Against Pork led by the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan – Hongkong and Macau Chapter. The PIAP is an effort by various anti-corruption organizations in the Philippines to pass a law that will abolish the pork barrel [...]

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Labor Secretary Baldoz confirms job opportunity for OFW teachers

Labor Secretary Baldoz confirms job opportunity for OFW teachers

Sa pagbabago ng educational system ng ating bansa, mula sa 10-taon na pag-aaral para sa elementarya at sekondarya , ginawa itong 12-taon na pag-aaral na kilala sa tawag na Kto12 o K-12. Ito ang sistema na madadagdagan ng 2-taon ang dating 4-na taon ng high school (Grades 11-12 or HS Year 5-6). Dahil sa pagbabagong [...]

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Job opportunity for OFW teachers announced

Job opportunity for OFW teachers announced

Noong 31 August, nagtipon ang ilang gurong OFW dito sa Hong Kong sa Admiralty para sa anunsiyong binigay ng Labor Attache Manuel Roldan. Ayon kay Labatt Roldan, may higit 40,000 na bakante para sa mga guro sa Pilipinas sa susunod na taon. Nobenta por siyento naman daw ang inaasang tagumpay ng programang isasagawa ni Secretary [...]

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Sports and Health

Volleyball tournament highlights success in sports among OFWs

Volleyball tournament highlights success in sports among OFWs

The Balili Alab Workers Organization (BAWO) Womens Volleyball League tournament was held at the Ap Lei Park, Aberdeen last August 31, 2014. With the theme “ Building  friendship, sportsmanship, good health, teamwork, dedication + motivation = success in sports”. The tournament was formally opened by inspiring remarks from tournament judge Joephine Cajada of WOMED USA [...]

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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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People

Labatt Manuel Roldan :”Salamat sa lahat!”

Labatt Manuel Roldan :”Salamat sa lahat!”

Nilinaw ng ating Labor Attache dito sa Hong Kong na si Manuel Roldan ang dahilan ng kanyang pag-uwi sa Pilipinas sa ginawang panayam ng HKPinoyTV noong 21 July. Dumating sa Hong Kong si Labatt Roldan noong August 2011 at nakaplanong bumalik na ng Pilipinas sa ikalawang-Linggo ng September. Sa panayam, isang pagkakataon din  na nagbigay [...]

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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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Pinoy artist talks about his work and the notion of being a new native

Pinoy artist talks about his work and the notion of being a new native

Bobit Segismundo is one of the 28 contemporary Filipino artist whose work is included in the New Natives exhibition which is currently being shown at the Lightbombs Contemporay space in Wong Chuk Hang. Boibit is a Hong Kong-based artist and considers himself a true “new native”.

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Forum on Martial Law organized by BAYAN HK-Macau chapter

Forum on Martial Law organized by BAYAN HK-Macau chapter

| September 24, 2014

More than a hundred Filipino migrants in Hong Kong gathered for an outdoor public forum on Martial Law organized by the Hong Kong and Macau chapter of the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN or New Patriotic Alliance) in Central last September 21. Eman Villanueva chairperson of BAYAN-HKM said that the event was held to educate and [...]

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Pormal na Reklamo laban kay Labatt Roldan, isinumite sa ating Konsulado

Pormal na Reklamo laban kay Labatt Roldan, isinumite sa ating Konsulado

| September 23, 2014

Nag-padala ng pormal na sulat ang grupong Coalition of Service Providers for Ethnic Minorities-Hong Kong (CSPEM-HK) sa ating konsulado na naglalahad ng ilang reklamo laban kay Labor Attache Manuel Roldan. Sa pulong ng ating Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz ng Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) sa ilang lider ng Filcom noong September 7, inilahad ni Adrielle [...]

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Part 1: Labatt Roldan, isa-isang sinagot at pinaliwanag ang mga reklamo laban sa kanya.

Part 1: Labatt Roldan, isa-isang sinagot at pinaliwanag ang mga reklamo laban sa kanya.

| September 23, 2014

(2-bahaging paliwanag ni Labor Attache Manuel Roldan sa mga reklamo laban sa kanya). Panoorin ang PART 2 ng interview dito. Sa hiwalay na panayam kay Labor Attache Manuel  Roldan noong 11 September, nagbigay ito ng paliwanag sa mga reklamo ng grupong Coalition of Service Providers for Ethnic Minorities-Hong Kong (CSPEM-HK). Sa kanyang mga dokumento at [...]

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