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34 of 400 samples of pork products tested positive of African Swine Fever – BAI

Posted on Friday, 19 July 2019 07:39 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has intercepted a number of pork products from Hong Kong and China at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in between June 19...

Hong Kong: Arrests made as protesters march anew

Posted on Monday, 8 July 2019 02:50 PM | No Comments
Police made a number of arrests on Sunday (July 7) as protesters marched through Hong Kong’s most popular tourist areas. Protests against the now-suspended bill have drawn millions of people...

Three Filipino tourists jailed in Hong Kong

Posted on Wednesday, 3 July 2019 11:42 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed giving assistance to three Filipino tourists who were sentenced to five-month imprisonment in Hong Kong for using forged documents. According...

Calm returns to Hong Kong after violent protests

Posted on Tuesday, 2 July 2019 06:36 PM | No Comments
Hong Kong’s legislative council complex has been declared a “crime scene” lawmakers said on Tuesday (July 2), hours after police used tear gas to clear protesters who had stormed the...

Ex-DFA chief Del Rosario held at Hong Kong airport

Posted on Friday, 21 June 2019 12:46 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Former Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario was held up by immigration officials when he arrived at Hong Kong International Airport on Friday morning. “Yes, it’s...

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from jail

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 03:51 PM | No Comments
Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday (June 17) after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement...

Hong Kong protesters condemn ‘unreasonable’ police violence

Posted on Friday, 14 June 2019 11:02 AM | No Comments
Hong Kong demonstrators who experienced tear gas when the anti-extradition protest turned violent said on Thursday (June 13) that they condemned the ‘unreasonable’ use of force by the police. Hundreds...

PH Consulate in Hong Kong advises Pinoys to stay away from protests

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 12:26 AM | No Comments
The Philippine Consulate has advised Filipinos in Hong Kong to stay away from the on-going protests against the proposed extradition law. READ: Hong Kong lawmakers double down on extradition bill...

Hong Kong anti-extradition protesters move barricades ahead of debate

Posted on Wednesday, 12 June 2019 11:47 PM | No Comments
Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong on Wednesday (June 12) as tens of thousands of demonstrators stormed key roads next to government offices to protest against a proposed extradition bill...

Clashes break out between Hong Kong police and anti-extradition law protesters

Posted on Monday, 10 June 2019 03:10 PM | No Comments
HONG KONG — Riot police surrounded Hong Kong’s parliament early on Monday (June 10) after what had been a peaceful million-strong protest against an extradition bill descended into running clashes...