SHOULD THERE BE DIFFERENT WORK QUALIFICATIONS AND PAY LEVELS FOR FILIPINO DOMESTIC HELPERS IN HONG KONG?

Labor Attache to Hong Kong Jalilo Dela Torre floated this great idea in his Facebook post yesterday and it for obvious reasons, it immediately drew support from mostly OFWs in this city. Dela Torre said the idea was suggested to him by an owner of an employment agency – for Pinay helpers in Hong Kong…

ANALYSIS: JOJO BINAY WAGES WAR OF WORDS AGAINST PRESIDENT AQUINO’S ADMINISTRATION

Almost daily since he quit President Benigno Aquino’s Cabinet on June 22, Vice President Jejomar Binay has been attacking both Aquino’s handling of various crises and his administration’s shortcomings and mistakes. Yes, Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas, a close friend of Aquino, bungled the MRT big time when he headed the transportation and…

NEGOSYO SA PINAS SA TULONG NG HONG KONG

PHOTO: Orange peelings being dried along a sidewalk in Sai Ying Pun, packaged later and eventually offered for sale as health food. Ni Mary Deso-Acido Pangarap kong mag tayo ng isang negosyo sa Pinas isang araw. At matibay ang paniwala ko na malaki ang maitutulong ng mga karanasan at mga napupulot kong aral o ideas…

HONG KONG’S ‘MODERN-DAY SLAVES’ AND ERWIANA’S PLIGHT

  Photo shows maid Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, with both feet severely bruised as she was brought to hospital in Indonesia Hong Kong officials were apparently stung and embarrassed by the series of critical reports by major local and international media about Indonesian maid Erwiana Sulistyaningsih who accused her 44-year-old female Chinese employer, surnamed Law, of repeatedly…

Should the Philippines apologize for the death of 8 Hong Kong tourists in Manila in August 2010?

It’s now more than two years since eight Hong Kong tourists died in a failed police rescue bid in Luneta Park in Manila, and Hong Kong’s anger over the incident hasn’t subsided. On the contrary, this fury is even intensifying. A clear proof of this anger is Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying’s warning that…