Friday, May 24, 2024

Hong Kong

A Sunday Life for Filipino Domestic Helpers in Hong Kong

There are plenty of benefits to working in the special administrative region of China. First, it is just a couple of hours away from Manila by air and there is no timezone difference, which means it is easier to...

Balikbayan Box Companies Filipinos in Hong Kong Should Avoid

Two cargo forwarding companies based in Hong Kong are among companies blacklisted foreign forwarders and consolidators by the Department of Trade and Industry  (DTI) in its July 2016 advisory. The list was compiled by the DTI based on complaints of undelivered and mishandled balikbayan...

Emotions Stumbling Block in OFW Financial Success

It is a well-established fact that Filipinos working abroad send money to families in the Philippines. In fact, in March 2016, they sent home a record-high $2.7 billion. However, in many cases, sending money to Filipinos has been a result...

10 Things Could Happen If There are No OFWs in Hong Kong

What do you think will Hong Kong look like in Hong Kong had no Filipinos? What if, for some strange reason, there are no Filipinos in the SAR? This is just a big WHAT IF. And let's assume the...

POLO Hong Kong Warns Agencies vs ‘Macau Exits’

Employment agencies in Hong Kong face suspension or cancellation of their licenses if they openly allow domestic helpers they deployed to "exit" to Macau. Labor Attache Nenita Garcia said this in a meeting on May 21 with associations of employment...

Labor Rights of Domestic Workers in Hong Kong

Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong are protected by law and the Standard Employment Contract -- no other paperwork -- is the only document recognized by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region when it comes to...

14 Common OFW Scams Targeting Filipinos in Hong Kong

As new OFWs, meeting friends can help us navigate the new world of working abroad. They can provide guidance and answer questions. However, OFW scams can include new friends trying to steal your money, destroy relationships or even cause...

Filipino Tourists to Hong Kong Advised to Prepare Documents

Before thinking of what to wear or where to go in Hong Kong, Filipinos planning to travel to the city should first secure proper documentation to avoid the risk of being turned away in Manila or Cebu's airports or...
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Pinoy Royal Caribbean Cruise Staff Allegedly Installed Hidden Cameras in Bathrooms, Suspected of Spying on Guests

A Royal Caribbean cruise staffer is suspected of concealing cameras in passenger cabin restrooms to spy on visitors, especially...
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