There are about 250,000 domestic workers in Malaysia, mostly from Indonesia and the Philippines. Hong Kong has about 370,000. Photo: AFP

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There are about 250,000 domestic workers in Malaysia, mostly from Indonesia and the Philippines. Hong Kong has about 370,000. Photo: AFP
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Raquel Carvalho

Raquel Carvalho

Raquel Carvalho is Asia Correspondent for the Post. She joined the newspaper in 2014. Most of her investigative and in-depth stories have been focused on human rights, cross-border security, illicit trade and corruption. She was previously the chief reporter at a Portuguese daily newspaper in Macau, where she moved to from Europe in 2008.

Peace Chiu

Peace Chiu

Peace is a reporter at the Post on the Hong Kong desk, specialising in education and social policies. She joined the Post in 2016, having previously worked in Singapore for 938NOW and Yahoo.