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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD NEW DELHI

    Satirising the brutal treatment of domestic staff in India

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... holidays, he would witness a far greater contempt for poor Indians than any shown by the rich white Mississippi women towards their black maids in the Hollywood film, The Help. "I used to see ... years later, Nair, an engineering graduate and entrepreneur turned filmmaker, has just released his first feature film, Delhi in a Day, which portrays the routine mistreatment of maids, cooks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1026964/satirising-brutal-treatment-domestic-staff-india
  2. Court ruling threatens foreign helpers' visas

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The issuing of work visas for foreign domestic helpers could be suspended tomorrow- when the Court of Appeal hands down judgment of a judicial review of a pay cut for maids ... levy on employers of foreign domestic helpers. Five maids- Julita Raza, Erma Geolamin, Soledad Pillas and Rose Marie Pascual, from the Philippines, and Eni Lestari Andayani Adi, from Indonesia- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/557040/court-ruling-threatens-foreign-helpers-visas
  3. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    Maid agencies rapped for posting employers' full names and addresses online

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:10am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Privacy commissioner raps industry leaders for illegally disclosing the full names and addresses of their domestic helpers' former employers 'Maid agencies posted hirers' data online' Two of the city's 10 largest employment agencies for domestic helpers have been warned after they were found to have illegally disclosed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1644781/maid-agencies-rapped-posting-employers-full-names-and-addresses
  4. Public Eye

    Posted Jul 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Will the maids' voices ever be heard? Who's more valuable? The policeman who keeps criminals at bay or the domestic helper who keeps your baby safe, cooks the food and leans dangerously out of a high-rise to wash your windows? The maids will be marching today. Thousands will join the July 1 protest to demand the same minimum wage as local workers. But they can forget ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/685429/public-eye
  5. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Maid thought expensive watches were trash; honesty pays at shop with no staff; boy runs away after iPhone refusal

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 03:46am by Staff Reporters

    ... the past eight months, the Anhui Business Daily reports. Police claim the 35-year-old broke into more than 30 flats at night by abseiling down ropes he fixed to the tops of buildings. Beijing Maid denies theft A 38-year-old maid has pleaded not guilty in a Chaoyang district court to stealing six expensive watches and a pair of cufflinks worth nearly 1 million yuan, the Beijing Times ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1627056/maid-thought-expensive-watches-were-trash-honesty-pays-shop-no
  6. Grime pays for maid who turned her life story into a bestseller

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Halder, the maid whose book about her life has become a bestseller. Halder, 31, is enjoying her 15 minutes of fame as the country's latest celebrity author. Until recently, she cleaned, ... In despair, she left her home in Durgapur outside Calcutta in 1999 and caught a train to New Delhi with her three children, where she found work as a maid. The families she worked for were selfish ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/548889/grime-pays-maid-who-turned-her-life-story-bestseller
  7. 1 Garden Terrace

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... renovated, and a maid's quarters and two covered car parks are also included. The complex is well maintained and there is a communal pool, a gym and a play area, with the Botanical Gardens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/458712/1-garden-terrace
  8. House 12 Double Haven

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of which come with en suite bathrooms), a study, a balcony, a maid's room, utility room and a covered carpark. The development has a total of 36 houses and a swimming pool. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431127/house-12-double-haven
  9. Head start

    Posted Jun 10th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Felicity Wong Yiu-tong takes a look at the world from a different perspective as her maid Solekhah dangles her by her feet. The seven-month-old baby is at KinderU playschool in Causeway Bay, where infants are taught English, reading and music from birth according to the 'right-brain' learning method. 'She has been coming here since she was almost three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/552222/head-start
  10. Wah Fung Mansion

    Posted Aug 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Tang Chung-him 27 Tai Hang Road, Mid-Levels East Age: 19 years Size: 2,087 sqft Layout: three bedrooms For sale: $14.6 million Agent: Landscope Surveyors Wah Fung Mansion is a 20-storey building, with one unit per floor. This apartment has three en suite bedrooms, separate living and dining rooms, a balcony, kitchen and maid's room, all of which have excellent views ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/510689/wah-fung-mansion

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