A posthumous claim was filed in District Court in Wan Chai. Photo: Fung Chang

Friend of Filipino helper who died of cancer sues her Hong Kong employer for damages and apology over ‘inhumane’ treatment

  • Rita Choy is accused of firing Joan Sarmiento Guting after learning of medical diagnosis
  • Domestic worker lost her battle with cervical cancer last year, and Ma Carla Arangote Temporosa has gone to court on her friend’s behalf
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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A posthumous claim was filed in District Court in Wan Chai. Photo: Fung Chang
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Hong Kong’s hundreds of thousands of foreign domestic helpers have been caught in the anti-government protest crisis. Illustration: SCMP

Hong Kong’s domestic helpers from Indonesia and the Philippines struggle through fear and pain of protest crisis

  • Among those affected by months of anti-government protests are more than 398,000 foreign domestic workers
  • Many are scared and considering leaving Hong Kong, others are choosing to work in Taipei, Singapore or Dubai
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong’s hundreds of thousands of foreign domestic helpers have been caught in the anti-government protest crisis. Illustration: SCMP
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