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.
By Maricar Cinco
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.
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.
By Matikas Santos
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.
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.