Set Your Goal: Fight Homesickness

Reduce Homesickness Abroad Moving abroad whether for work, studies, or simply traveling is not that easy. The culture, the people around you, the reason why you are there, the feeling of being alone would really trigger being homesick. This is really hard for those who are working abroad and signed up with a long-term contract. This means that they cannot just go home anytime they want. Homesickness is emotional distress that results from ...

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4 Tips for a Budget-friendly Christmas in 2020

by Enrich HK Did you know that in the Philippines, Christmas season begins in September? Houses are lovingly decorated, trees are put up, and parol (Christmas stars) are secured in place. It’s definitely a special time of year for the family. But Christmas will be very different this year.  Most domestic workers reading this will be unable to travel home during this pandemic due to lockdowns, travel restrictions or greater expenses. It’s ...

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An Unplanned Pregnancy: Planning Your Next Steps (Phase 2)

By PathFinders (Click here if you have not read phase 1.) In Phase 2 of your planning when experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, you will need to be looking ahead into the future.  As a reminder, put things down in the format that works for you. It is important for you to be able to physically check where you are in the planning, to tick/cross what you’ve done, to see what you need/have to ...

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Helper’s Holidays during Covid-19: What’s New?

Tightening of social distancing measures (again) On July 23, the HK government has maintained its social distancing regulations to only allow restaurants and places of worship to have 50% of the original seating capacity. Restaurants cannot provide dine-in service after 6pm every day until 5am the next day. They may provide take-aways alternatively during the time frame, however. Meanwhile, the number of people in gatherings at public spaces remains at ...

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5 Places for Kids and Parents This Summer 2020

More and more venues are opening up recently as the number of Coronavirus cases in Hong Kong have decreased (you should remain cautious about personal hygiene nevertheless). As summer holiday is approaching, here are 5 places to bring your kids to this summer! Ocean Park The theme park has reopened since mid-June, after being heavily hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, which resulted in a near bankruptcy and shut down. The ...

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If you don’t want to put your family in the danger of Coronavirus, this is what you should do.

14% of domestic workers in Hong Kong have not been given any surgical masks or hand sanitiser from their employers and were being left vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic, an online survey conducted by the Asian Migrant Coordinating Body in March 2020 found out. The survey also showed that around 20% of those who were given masks, they had received fewer than one surgical mask a day on average. Are masks ...

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