Teatro Filipino Hong Kong presents “Ang Ugoy Ng Duyan” Musical!

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Teatro Filipino group in Hong Kong is going on a big stage for a musical called “Ang Ugoy Ng Duyan”. Less than a year after ago, the group performed an excerpt of Jose Rizal the Musical during the Buwan ng Wika celebration, held at Philippine Consulate General office at Admiralty,

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is a newly organised performing group for Young Filipinos living in HK. A creative outlet for education on Filipino culture and heritage, Teatro Filipino in Hong Kong will produce a first of its kind musical show for Filipino youths and Families in Hong Kong.We have 31 performing young Filipinos ages 5-28 years old. Majority of them can hardly understand & speak Filipino but are currently doing their best to know and speak the language in the play.

 

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Philippines! Now becoming the Shabu Capital of Asia

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It is now very alarming to see the news on TV and newspapers everyday. Drugs and criminality are the main part of the news.
It’s epidemic and it’s scary as hell that our beloved country is now becoming the next narco state capital in world. Thanks to the current administration. We do have Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) who think they’re doing their job in suppressing this problem but they can’t. This problems remains a socio-economic menace. A number of reported crimes has been rising, while the ability of the police to solve crimes has decreased.

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Much Awaited Movie Heneral Luna To Be Shown in Hong Kong on March 6, 2016

Finally, long wait is over. The epic Filipino film “Heneral Luna” by Jerrold Tarog is coming to Hong Kong. An exclusive free screening will be held on March 6, 2016, 5:30pm at 14/F Philippine Consulate in Admiralty Centre, Hong Kong. This event is being organized by Section Juan Hong Kong, in cooperation with Sentro Rizal, Philippine Consulate General of Hong Kong and Artikulo Uno Productions.

Free tickets will be given on the day of screening and seats are limited. Don’t delay, please register here first to ensure you get seat. First-come, first-served.

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Photo credit Section Juan Hong Kong.

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Pinoys in Hong Kong brace for a cold snap as mercury plummets to zero!

The Cold Weather Warning is now in force in the territory and Filipinos especially the domestic helpers who stay out on Sundays will be threatened with an intense cold snap due to polar vortex coming from North China.

As of now, it’s about -20 degrees in most many parts of China.

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It will be -1 degree in Ta Kwu Ling, New Territories on early Monday morning. (Image from Hong Kong Observatory)

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Hong Kong Disneyland Ticket Promo for FDH! Buy 1 Get 1 FREE

hongkong disneyland promoYour Magical holiday at Hong Kong Disneyland is just a Friend away!

From now till June 23, 2015, foreign domestic helpers and workers can enjoy an exclusive Buy 1 Get 1 Free Ticket Offer to spend a whole day of fun with your friend at the Park!

To redeem the offer, simply show both your and your friend’s HKID cards with W/WX prefixes upon ticket purchase at the Main Entrance Ticket Booths at Hong Kong Disneyland.

Eligible guests who purchase one admission ticket to the Hong Kong Disneyland Park at HK$499 (Full Price Ticket) will receive ONE complimentary ticket to the Park and two complimentary Frozen Lollipop coupons.

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His Mom didn’t recognize him when he came back home after working 11 years abroad.

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We always return to that mother we call “home”. A home where we recall how our lives were built. A home who never failed to keep us safe and sheltered. Our mothers are the most vivid memory we have of our childhood. They were the ones who held us tight as soon as we came out into the world; the hands that taught us right from wrong; the lullaby that puts us to sleep whenever we feel scared and alone—but we will never know until when they can be there for us.
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Advisory! PhilConGen Hong Kong Closed on Easter Holidays from April 2 to 7 and April 9, 2015

In observance with the Lenten Holidays this year, Philippine Consulate General office at Admiralty will be closed on the following dates:

April 2, 2015 – Thursday – Maundy Thurdsday (Philippines)
April 3, 2015 – Friday – Good Friday (Hong Kong)
Aptil 4, 2015 – Saturday – Black Saturday (Hong Kong)
April 5, 2015 – Sunday – Easter Sunday/Ching Ming Festival (Hong Kong)
April 6, 2018 – Monday – Day Following the Ching Ming Festival/Easter Monday (Hong Kong)
April 7. 2015 – Tuesday – Day Following the Easter Monday (Hong Kong)
April 9, 2015 – Thursday – Araw ng Kagitingan (Philippines)
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Terminal Fee Refund Counters for OFWs

The Consulate General of the Philippines just posted Advisory regarding the implementation of the International Passengers Service Charge (Terminal Fee) which took effect last February 1, 2015.

This means that terminal fee of Php550 is now integrated in purchasing airline ticket.The reason for this is to ease the traffic inside the airports caused by the long queue of passengers paying terminal fees.

For us Pinoy OFWs, we all know we are exempted in paying terminal fees if we have this OEC certificate issued by consulate. Continue reading “Terminal Fee Refund Counters for OFWs”

Flu death toll now 145! Are we going to wear surgical masks again?

As of today, 3 more people died of flu in the territory bringing
the toll to 145 since January beginning this year and looks like
we’re heading to same fearful scenario we had last 2003, 12 years ago.

Among the fatality were 220 adults and 11 children.
The public is now being warned and advised to have vaccince jabs
especially the elderly and those suffering with chronic disease.
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