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Hong Kong mission unaware of migrant surge claimed by media

Posted by jaypee 35 days ago Hong Kong SAR
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The Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reported that hundreds of people, including many Bangladeshis, were being smuggled into Hong Kong from staging posts on mainland China.

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No placement fee? No kidding!

Posted by jacobo 38 days ago Hong Kong SAR
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HONG KONG – For years, hundreds of thousands of Filipino workers have had to pay through their teeth to secure jobs as domestic workers abroad.

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Hong Kong has the opposite problem to China’s: too many women

Posted by jacobo 49 days ago Hong Kong SAR
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China has a surplus of men while Hong Kong, its semi-autonomous neighbor to the south, has too many women, according to new data from the Hong Kong government.

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'Racist' ad shows Chinese actor as Pinay maid in HK

Posted by jacobo 95 days ago Hong Kong SAR
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HONG KONG - A "racist" insurance commercial depicting a male Chinese actor as a Filipina maid has drawn outrage on social media in Hong Kong, with groups representing the city's legions of domestic helpers calling for an apology.

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Calls for better treatment of migrant workers in Hong Kong | SBS News

Posted by jaypee 117 days ago Hong Kong SAR
http://www.sbs.com.au —

Samantha Yap reports on efforts to win higher wages and better conditions for these foreign workers in the Chinese special administrative region.


This shelter, located behind a church in Hong Kong, accommodates foreign domestic helpers who have no place to stay.

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Maid to Pay: Exploiting Asia’s Domestic Workers

Posted by jacobo 124 days ago Hong Kong SAR
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Although physical abuse dominates headlines, it is not the only issue domestic workers encounter.

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HK Labor Department probes abuse of Filipino migrant worker

Posted by jacobo 128 days ago Hong Kong SAR
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HONG KONG – In a rare move, the Department of Labor in Hong Kong is reportedly set to prosecute the employer of a Filipina domestic worker who has sought help for alleged abuse.

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Are Indonesian maids safe in Hong Kong?

Posted by jacobo 147 days ago Hong Kong SAR
http://www.bbc.com —

Like millions of poor but ambitious young women before her, Rohyati, 26, travelled to Hong Kong to work as a domestic helper. The daughter of rice farmers from Java, Indonesia, she had previously worked for two years in Singapore.

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