A Malaysian couple has been charged with beating, scalding and exploiting their Indonesian maid in the latest abuse case in Malaysia despite new rules to better protect maids, a prosecutor said on Saturday.Saturday, 6 October, 2012, 12:02pm
As a young boy who travelled the world with his diplomat parents, Prashant Nair remembers that every summer they would return to Delhi for a long break.
During those 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.31 Aug 2012 - 3:15pm
Domestic helper agencies in Hong Kong say there could be an acute shortage of maids by 2017 as the Indonesian and Philippines governments plan policies to discourage their citizens from doing such work overseas.1 Sep 2012 - 8:15am
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Pair jailed for importing 13 maids on fake papers19 May 2012 - 12:00am
Complaints about agencies providing domestic helpers are on the increase, with employers feeling cheated when new staff never arrive, quit within days of starting or lack the necessary skills.16 May 2012 - 12:00am
Life would seem to be sweet for the old couple next door. Their daughter moved them from the wilds of Ma On Shan to North Point to be closer to their grandchildren, giving them a luxuriously furnished flat convenient for every need and providing a maid. But the pair are not happy.15 May 2012 - 12:00am