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‘Racist’ maid ad draws anger in Hong Kong

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A “racist” insurance commercial depicting a male Chinese actor as a Filipina maid has drawn outrage on social media in Hong Kong, with groups representing the city’s legions of domestic helpers calling for an apology.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

50,000 kilos of smuggled garlic seized in Batangas port

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Around 50,000 to 60,000 kilos of imported garlic were seized by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) at the Batangas port in Batangas City on Wednesday.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Don’t bring guns to HK, Filipinos told

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Leave your weapons and stun guns at home. Echoing advisories of the Departments of Foreign Affairs, and Labor and Employment, the Manila International Airport Authority on Tuesday reminded Hong Kong-bound travelers not to bring any weapons or arms paraphernalia into the Chinese territory.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DFA mum on taking action vs racist Hong Kong textbook

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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is mum on taking action against the reported school textbook in Hong Kong that depicts Filipinos as domestic helpers.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Hong Kong textbook depicts Filipinos as ‘domestic helpers’

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A textbook in Hong Kong purportedly depicted Filipinos as domestic helpers, an activist blogger said, possibly changing the educational landscape of the city-state which does not stereotype ethnicity more than a decade ago.

Posted: May 31st, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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