Malacanang calls on Filipinos in Hong Kong to avoid areas currently occupied by protesters
Since September 28, tens of thousands of protesters occupied the road in Admiralty (where all almost all government installations are in Hong Kong Island) and demanded Hong Kong’s Chief Executive to step down.
The protesters also occupied Hong Kong Island’s Western, Central, and Wan Chai districts, as well as Mong Kok across the Victoria Harbor.
Coloma noted that the Philippine government continues to monitor the situation in Hong Kong.
The Philippine consulate in Hong Kong said last Saturday they are ready to extend assistance to Filipinos who might be affected by the mass actions there. The Consulate also reiterated its previous advisory for Filipinos not to participate in the protest and to avoid the centers of mass actions.