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Hong Kong’s number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases has breached the 5,000-mark after 13 new infections were recorded, health officials said Saturday. There were nine imported cases ...

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Three returnees from the Philippines are among the 23 newly confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases on Sunday, in a seeming rebound from lower daily tallies in the past few days. The Centre ...

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A Filipino seafarer is among the nine confirmed cases of coronavirus infection Wednesday, the Centre for Health Protection said. The 29-year-old seafarer flew in from Manila on Sept. 15, and he did not show any symptoms. He is among the four imported COVID-19 cases—the others flew in from India, the United States, and France. Wednesday saw a rebound of ...

September 16, 2020

Hong Kong employers raised concerns over the validity of coronavirus tests taken by domestic workers from the Philippines, prompting agencies to refrain from flying them out. Hong Kong Union of Employment Agencies Chairman Thomas Chan said most recruitment agencies have gotten warnings from employers about hiring workers from Manila. "They worry too ...

September 15, 2020

A Filipino convicted on a charge of taking an upskirt video of a woman in a Kowloon Bay mall won his appeal after a High Court judge quashed his conviction. Deputy High Court Judge Isaac Tam on Sept. 10 overturned the conviction of Nelson San Juan for "committing an act outraging public decency" and set aside his sentence of three weeks imprisonment. Tam, ...

September 14, 2020

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