outdoor activities for kids in Hong Kong

Outdoor Activities for Kids in Hong Kong

Going outdoor is good for the body and the mind - especially for kids who hunch their back and play video games the whole day - as it gives them a chance to get some fresh air and natural sunlight, move their little muscles, and experience more beyond addictive virtual games or difficult books. Escaping from the cramped, stuffy house is also beneficial to their young mind and it is ...

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Everything you need to know about the Philippine Travel Ban

Hundred of Filipino domestic workers have been denied flying from and to Hong Kong since the novel coronavirus outbreak. The Philippine government has issued the temporary two-way ban since 4 February 2020. It is said that visitors arriving from China, including Hong Kong and Macau, will not be allowed to enter the Philippines while Filipinos returning home will be quarantined for 14 days. Filipinos are also banned from travelling to ...

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Top 3 Love and Relationship Tips for Smart Women

Top 3 Love and Relationship Tips for Women

Article provided by PathFinders It’s February - commonly known as the month of love and romance. Whether you are in a relationship, or seeking one, do you know what a healthy relationship looks like? Being showered with attention and affection by someone you just met is both flattering and exciting. But have you really taken the time to get to know him before taking the relationship to the next level? Online dating ...

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6 Skills Domestic Helpers Must Have for Baby Care

The arrival of a baby is a blessing for every parent. But it can also be a source of anxiety, especially if you need to return to work. Living in a busy city like Hong Kong, new parents usually find it difficult to strike the balance between work life and baby care. Therefore, many families seek external help -- foreign domestic helper. However, for new parents who have not had ...

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Pregnant in Hong Kong: 10 Things You Need to Know

Article provided by PathFinders The new year is the perfect time to make resolutions and plans for the year(s) ahead! If you are planning to be pregnant during your employment contract in Hong Kong, you should know your maternity rights and understand the effect of this important decision on you and your child. Your decision to have a child could have a significant impact on your employer’s household too. It ...

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14 Precautions You Should Take to Prevent Coronavirus Infection

The coronavirus "2019-nCoV", a.k.a  "Wuhan pneumonia", which outbreak started off in Wuhan, a city in mainland China, during December 2019, has now spread to other countries. For the real-time update of the numbers of confirmed cases, please see here. credit: Johns Hopkins CSSE As of 28 January 2020, there are 8 known cases in Hong Kong. The diagnosed patients were admitted and quarantined in hospitals. However, it is the coronavirus is airborne ...

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What Should You Give Your Domestic Helper for Chinese New Year?

Kung Hei Fat Choy (恭喜發財) !  Chinese New Year is around the corner and it is now time to get everything in order for entering the Year of the Rat!  Chinese New Year celebrations are not only about the big feasts and good wishes but more importantly, the essence of family and sharing. Many of us have formed close bonds with our domestic helpers, who, in a way, become a part ...

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5 domestic helper skills to take care of elders

5 Domestic Helper Skills To Look After Elderly

Population ageing has left Hong Kong with more than a million elders. It is not a surprise that a lot of domestic helpers are hired by families which need an extra hand to help taking care of the seniors. Yet, looking after elders requires a separate set of skills differs from that for kids. The following lists out the 5 important skills that a domestic helper should have when attending ...

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How to Make Glutinous Rice Balls for Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice, or Dōngzhì Festival, is one of the traditional Chinese festivals and also one of the twenty-four solar terms. It falls on or around December 22nd every year. AS early as 770-476 BC, also known as the Spring and Autumn Period in ancient Chinese history, some famous physician named Zhang Zhongjing of the Eastern Han Dynasty figured out the point of Winter Solstice. On that day, daytime ...

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Measles Vaccination for Hong Kong Domestic Helpers

The Hong Kong government is providing free measles vaccination (“Measles, Mumps and Rubella Vaccines” (MMR vaccine)) services to foreign domestic helpers. Helpers can receive injections at designated clinics and group/ outreach vaccination activities through outsourced private medical organisations. Eligibility to receive free measles vaccinations People with medical proof of immunity (i.e. tested positive for measles immunoglobulin G) are not required to receive MMR vaccination. Foreign domestic helpers working in Hong Kong ...

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