Filipinos advised to avoid Hong Kong

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THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Friday, August 16, advised Filipinos to temporarily avoid traveling to Hong Kong amid the continued pro-democracy protests there and the unpredictable situation at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).

Citing reports received by the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong, the DFA said protest actions have been scheduled starting Saturday, August 17, as follows:

  • August 17: Chater Garden, Central to Central
  • August 17: Government Offices, Admiralty;
  • August 17: Hung Hom Pier to Sung Wong Toi Garden, Kowloon
  • August 18: Victoria Park, Causeway Bay to Chater Road, Central
  • August 19: “Clean up MTR carriages”
  • August 25: Kwai Tiang Theatre, Kwai Chung to Tsuen Wan Park
(MVI/SunStar Philippines)


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