In view of latest localized confrontations, the Department of Foreign Affairs highly recommends Filipinos in Hong Kong or those who travel to the land to prevent regions where mass demonstrations and actions are taking place.
Filipinos were also recommended to put their safety first and take all needed precautions.
DFA’s advisory came out on Tuesday after renewed conflicts broke out previously this week between pro-democracy demonstrators and police in Hong Kong.
It was also recommended that Filipinos put their safety first and take all the necessary precautions.
DFA’s advisory came out on Tuesday after renewed conflicts broke out earlier this week between pro-democracy demonstrators and Hong Kong police.
The office also urged the public to monitor the Hong Kong government’s pronouncements and obey local authorities guidance and guidelines.
Furthermore, the DFA encouraged the public to monitor developments and to depend on legitimate media and news sources and to be discerning about social media data.
In the meantime, those in need of instant help should call the General Consulate at (+ 852) 9155-4023 (Consular Assistance), (+ 852) 6165-2406 (Philippine Overseas Labor Office) or (+ 852) 6345-9324 (Overseas Workers Welfare Office).
It observed that the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong mains open communication lines concerning the scenario with the HK government and will provide the respective notice to the public as needed.