Domestic helpers arriving in Hong Kong are taken to their quarantine facility. Photo: Winson Wong
Domestic helpers arriving in Hong Kong are taken to their quarantine facility. Photo: Winson Wong

Paying more for domestic helpers: Hong Kong’s supply of such workers shrinks, forcing desperate employers into ‘bidding war’

  • Flight bans hit helper arrivals from Philippines and Indonesia, 21-day quarantine adds to costs
  • Agents complain of difficulty making bookings at two designated quarantine facilities for helpers

Topic |   Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong
Domestic helpers arriving in Hong Kong are taken to their quarantine facility. Photo: Winson Wong
Domestic helpers arriving in Hong Kong are taken to their quarantine facility. Photo: Winson Wong
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