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The Feast Hong Kong grows in stature

HONG KONG (Mabuhay) : Around 500 people gathered inside the auditorium of the Tung Chung Catholic School in Yat Tung Estate, Tung Chung, on September 13 for the first anniversary celebration of The Feast Hong Kong.

A healing Mass was said by Father Jay Flandez and Father Osvaldo Metz.

The Feast Hong Kong invited Bo Sanchez, a best-selling author and well known religious speaker from The Philippines to be the guest speaker for the afternoon.

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A consul general may move on but his legacy will still cast a shadow

 

HONG KONG (Mabuhay) : With a tinge of regret in his voice, the consul general from The Philippines to Hong Kong, Claro Cristobal, told Mabuhay he will be leaving his current post sometime during this month with a real sense he has achieved something worthwhile during his two-and-a-half years in the territory.

A time marked by critical moments and huge undertakings, he has been at the centre of controversy, tragedy and success.

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Community support staves off closure for Bethune House migrant refuge

HONG KONG (Mabuhay) : Well known for its professional service to people in desperate need, Bethune House, which has been providing a place to call home for women migrant workers in Hong Kong who have no place to call home for 25 years, celebrated in Chater Road, Central, on September 11, with the many people and organisations that have pulled together to keep its doors open during a forced relocation period.

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How to apologise to Hong Kong yet bear the gaze of people at home

MANILA (Mabuhay) : As survivors and relatives of the victims of the 23 August 2010 Manila bus hijack gathered at the site in Rizal Park on the first anniversary of the tragedy to pay tribute to those who died when a former policeman, Rolando Mendoza, held the tourist group hostage, the president, Noynoy Aquino, pondered his own dilemma; how the state could admit negligence before a group from Hong Kong and still bear the gaze of its own people.

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