PH Malditas need a draw against Hong Kong to barge into Women’s Asian Cup in India

Glendale G. Rosal 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Malditas or the Philippine Women’s National Football Team only needs a draw against Hong Kong tomorrow to book a ticket to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Asian Cup in India…

Ritmik Jimnastiks La Sugbo rules Gensan Gymnastics Virtual International Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 09/03/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu’s very own Ritmik Jimnastiks La Sugbo dominated four age groups in the Gensan Gymnastics Virtual International Cup 2021 which ran from August 26 to 29. The major virtual rhythmic gymnastics tournament…

Hong Kong detects new coronavirus variant in passenger from PH

Daphne Galvez 01/06/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Hong Kong has detected the presence of the new COVID-19 variant, believed to be more infectious, in a passenger who returned from the Philippines on Dec. 22. Hong Kong health officials said Tuesday that…

Hong Kong to impose new virus restrictions to battle fourth wave

12/08/2020

Hong Kong, China—Hong Kong will ban evening dining at restaurants and close fitness centres, the city’s leader said Tuesday, December 8, 2020, as part of new measures aimed at stemming a fourth wave of coronavirus infections. Chief…

Hong Kong pink dolphins enjoy comeback as pandemic slows marine traffic

AFP 10/17/2020

Rare pink dolphins are returning to the waters between Hong Kong and Macau after the coronavirus pandemic halted ferries, but scientists remain deeply concerned about their long-term survival in one of the world’s busiest sea lanes. The…

Anger as Hong Kong court keeps ‘discriminatory’ live-in rule for migrant maids

Reuters 09/23/2020

A Hong Kong court’s decision to uphold a compulsory rule for migrant domestic workers to live with their employers drew criticism on Tuesday from labor rights advocates, who said it exposed foreign maids to conditions akin to…

Hong Kong reports world’s first case of COVID-19 reinfection

China Daily/Asia News Network 08/25/2020

BEIJING — A man living in Hong Kong has been infected by the novel coronavirus for the second time, according to a research by the University of Hong Kong. The man, 33, was first confirmed to be…

‘Night fell’: Hong Kong’s first month under China security law

Agence France Presse 08/10/2020

HONG KONG, China — Teenager Tony Chung said he was walking outside a shopping mall when police officers from Hong Kong’s new national security unit swooped, bundled him into a nearby stairwell and tried to scan his…

Hong Kong protest marks anniversary of violent police clash

Associated Press 06/12/2020

  HONG KONG — More than 100 protesters in Hong Kong marched and shouted slogans during a lunchtime protest Friday in a luxury shopping mall marking the one-year anniversary of a clash with police outside the semi-autonomous…

Filipino community in Hong Kong now COVID – free

Christia Marie Ramos - INQUIRER.net 06/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Filipino community in Hong Kong is now  coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 – free,  the Philippines’ consulate general there reported Thursday. The Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong said all Filipinos who contracted…

Trump to pull out funding from WHO; hits China over virus, Hong Kong

Associated Press 05/30/2020

  WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Friday he would withdraw funding from the World Health Organization (WHO), end Hong Kong’s special trade status, and suspend visas of Chinese graduate students suspected of conducting research on behalf…

DFA confirms second Filipino COVID-19 patient in Hong Kong

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 02/27/2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Thursday said it has confirmed reports that a second Filipino woman in Hong Kong has tested positive for the COVID-19. According to DFA, the information from the…

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