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Your Step-by-Step Understanding of the Pork Barrel System

Your Step-by-Step Understanding of the Pork Barrel System

A step-by-step approach public forum shed light on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) or popularized as the ‘Pork Barrel System’, to a full house at the St. John’s Cathedral last Oct. 12. Organized by Bayan Hong Kong & Macau, Congressman Attorney Carlos Isagani Zarate of the Bayan Muna Partylist, in his presentation entitled ‘Talakayan Hinggil [...]

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Celebrating Isabela Federation’s 5th Anniversary

Celebrating Isabela Federation’s 5th Anniversary

Celebrating Isabela Federation’s 5th Anniversary: Continuously Growing With Dedicated Members With 10 chapters, over 600 members and representing 37 towns from Isabela, the Isabela Federation (ISAFED) celebrated its 5th anniversary on Oct. 2 at the Galaxy of Stars Ship docked at Tsim Sha Tsui in Kowloon. Honorable guests were attended by Hong Kong’s Philippine Consulate [...]

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OFWs tutol sa P550 Terminal Fee

OFWs tutol sa P550 Terminal Fee

Malinaw na pinaliwanag ni Ramon Bultron, Executive Director ng Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants (APMM), ang dagdag na singilin sa airport ng mga Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). Bagamat ito ay reimbursable o pwedeng ibalik ang bayad sa mga OFW, ang ilang problemang haharapin ng OFW sa pag-reimburse ay pinaliwanag ni Bultron. Bagamat sandaling kinansila ang [...]

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Announcements

Ilang Araw na lang Pasko Na!

Ilang Araw na lang Pasko Na!

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Announcement: Guide to Working in Canada

Announcement: Guide to Working in Canada

A joint announcement from J. Ian Burchett, Consul General of Canada in Hong Kong and Macao and Bernardita L. Catalla, Consul General of the Philippines in Hong Kong SAR Protect yourself from crooked agents; know your rights and know how to apply for a job in Canada. Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program allows employers to [...]

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Legal seminar held at the PCG office

Legal seminar held at the PCG office

Halos dalawang-daan kababayan nating OFW ang lumapit at humingi ng konsulatasyon sa programang binigay ng ating konsulado dito sa Hong Kong. Ang libreng  konsultasyon ay binigay ng mga abogado mula sa Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) ng Bataan at Pampanga chapters noong October 4-5 sa kanilang programang Joint International Legal Mission 2014. Binigyan diin [...]

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Arts and Culture

Leaving Admiralty… for the Night

Leaving Admiralty… for the Night

It’s past midnight and the place which was once vibrant a few hours earlier is quiet. Small conversations are heard while the fast food joints nearby remain opened for those late night dinners. Many of these pro-democracy protesters are young and still in school. Some sections have been assigned as ‘university zone,’ or the ‘cultural [...]

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Interview with Felipe M. De Leon on Filipino Culture

Interview with Felipe M. De Leon on Filipino Culture

Why is it so easy to connect with Filipinos? Chairman of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, Prof. Felipe M. De Leon, Jr., gave a short lecture on values and characteristics of the Filipino culture. The core of his lecture focused on culture: each with its own uniqueness even if one speaks a [...]

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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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News

Filipino Groups Seek Justice for Transpinay Jennifer Laude

Filipino Groups Seek Justice for Transpinay Jennifer Laude

Just a few steps away from the statue of Sir Thomas Jackson, the 1st Baronet and the 3rd chief manager of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) at Statue Square, an indignation rally was held in response to the murder of Filipino transgender woman, Jennifer Laude. FilGuys Association Hong Kong (led by Ian [...]

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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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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

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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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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Ilang Araw na lang Pasko Na!

Ilang Araw na lang Pasko Na!

| October 31, 2014

Mag-empake ng maaga, nang masiguro ang padala!

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Your Step-by-Step Understanding of the Pork Barrel System

Your Step-by-Step Understanding of the Pork Barrel System

| October 30, 2014

A step-by-step approach public forum shed light on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) or popularized as the ‘Pork Barrel System’, to a full house at the St. John’s Cathedral last Oct. 12. Organized by Bayan Hong Kong & Macau, Congressman Attorney Carlos Isagani Zarate of the Bayan Muna Partylist, in his presentation entitled ‘Talakayan Hinggil [...]

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Sponsored video: Ayala Land

Sponsored video: Ayala Land

| October 29, 2014

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