Carina Roncesvalles
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“Imagine, nurture... make that happen”
by Carina Roncesvalles - September 19, 2015 - 10:00am
Eight honor science students and future scientists from the country’s leading universities took part in the World Science Conference-Israel (WSCI) last month.
Comelec eyes improvement of overseas absentee voting system
by Carina Roncesvalles - April 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. is looking at improving the system of overseas absentee voting (OAV) in preparation for the 2016 presidential elections.
Nora, Eddie winners in Asian Film Awards
by Carina Roncesvalles - March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
Two of the Philippines’ most durable actors, Eddie Garcia and Nora Aunor, won the top awards at the 7th Asian Film Awards (AFA) held here the other night.
Pinoy maids’ bid for HK residency reaches highest court
by Carina Roncesvalles - March 2, 2013 - 12:00am
The bid of Filipino helpers for permanent residency rights has reached the Court of Final Appeal (CFA), the city’s highest court.
HK court sentences Pinay to 23 years
by Carina Roncesvalles - October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
A 52-year-old Filipino woman was sentenced here yesterday to 23 years imprisonment for bringing in one kilo of heroin in November last year.
HK gov't raises salary of domestic helpers
by Carina Roncesvalles - September 21, 2012 - 12:00am
The government has increased the monthly salary of foreign domestic helpers (FDHs), mostly Filipinos.
Pinoy trader gets 30 years in HK prison for drug trafficking
by Carina Roncesvalles - August 31, 2012 - 12:00am
HONG KONG – A 41-year-old Filipino businessman from Imus, Cavite was sentenced yesterday to 30 years in prison for drug trafficking.
Manila hostage tragedy survivors call for apology from Phl gov't
by Carina Roncesvalles - August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
HONG KONG – Survivors of the Manila hostage tragedy two years ago reiterated yesterday their call for justice, including reasonable compensation for them and the families of the fatalities as well as a public...
House to decide on RH bill next week
by Carina Roncesvalles - July 31, 2012 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives will determine the fate of the proposed Reproductive Health bill next week. Deputy House Speaker Lorenzo Tañada III said legislators would decide whether to continue debates on...
HK maritime body checking route data on bulk carrier
by Carina Roncesvalles - June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
The Hong Kong Marine Department yesterday said it is looking at the reported involvement of a “Chinese looking” vessel in the June 20 maritime accident that left one Filipino fisherman dead and four others...
Court allows 2 Pinoys' bid for HK residency
by Carina Roncesvalles - June 23, 2012 - 12:00am
Two Filipino domestic workers were allowed yesterday by the city’s highest court to pursue their bid for permanent residency rights in the former British colony.
Hong Kong court overturns landmark ruling on maids' residency
by Carina Roncesvalles - March 29, 2012 - 12:00am
The court of appeals here overturned yesterday a landmark ruling that allowed foreign maids to claim residency. 
Shamaine & Eugene winners in HK Filmfest
by Carina Roncesvalles - March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Two highly-acclaimed Filipina actresses won in the Sixth Asian Film Awards held in this city the other night.
Pinay drug mule gets 17 years
by Carina Roncesvalles - February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
A Filipina tourist was sentenced here yesterday to 17 years imprisonment for bringing in close to three kilos of illegal drugs in May last year.
Probe of OFW's death in Hong Kong sought
by Carina Roncesvalles - February 23, 2012 - 12:00am
The Philippine consulate here yesterday called for an investigation into the death of a Filipina domestic worker who was found dead last Feb. 5.
Court orders Hong Kong government to process residency rights of Pinay DH
by Carina Roncesvalles - October 27, 2011 - 12:00am
The court here directed yesterday the government to process the application for residency rights of a Filipino domestic helper.
P-Noy lauds HK ruling on maids' residency
by Carina Roncesvalles - October 4, 2011 - 12:00am
President Aquino lauded yesterday a Hong Kong court decision allowing residency status for Filipino domestic helpers and other foreign workers, which the Hong Kong government is opposing.
HK gov't to appeal ruling on maids
by Carina Roncesvalles - October 2, 2011 - 12:00am
Despite the court ruling that foreign domestic helpers may apply for residency rights, the government said it would not process nor approve their applications for right of abode.
HK court rules: Foreign maids entitled to resident status
by Carina Roncesvalles - October 1, 2011 - 12:00am
A Filipina domestic helper yesterday won her petition for residency rights in a landmark court ruling for thousands of foreign domestic helpers in the territory.
Hostage tragedy: Survivors still in pain
by Carina Roncesvalles - August 22, 2011 - 12:00am
HONG KONG – A year after the bloody hostage crisis in Manila, some of the survivors are still bitter over what they perceived to be the inability of the Philippine government to give justice to the victim...
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