Hundreds of domestic workers with Hong Kong locals and expatriate supporters joined the One Billion Rising dance organized by MIGRANTE International and GABRIELA Hong Kong at the Chater Road in Central, Hong Kong. This event was held in solidarity with the One Billion Rising global strike campaign lead by Eve Ensler to put an end to violence against women all over the world.
Four re-electionist Senators and four newcomers got the most votes in Hong Kong, official election results showed. As the canvassing of votes ended last May 14, at around 6 a.m., re-electionist Sen. Loren Legarda topped the race with 18,177 votes. Another re-electionist Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano followed suit with 15,392 votes. Newcomer in the realm [...]
An OFW who was crossing the street on her way to vote at the Bayanihan Centre in Kennedy Town Hong Kong was hit by a speeding taxi last May 1. Cherry Narag, an eyewitness, gave her brief account of the road mishap while Vice Consul Charles Macaspac of Philcongen extended his caution to all OAV [...]