Philippine labour minister Silvestre Bello speaking at the University of Hong Kong on Sunday. Photo: David Wong
Philippine labour minister Silvestre Bello speaking at the University of Hong Kong on Sunday. Photo: David Wong

Manila to ask Beijing to legitimise status of up to 200,000 domestic workers illegally on mainland

Philippine labour minister also plans to ask authorities to allow more workers to come as demand grows for English-speaking environment at home

Philippine labour minister Silvestre Bello speaking at the University of Hong Kong on Sunday. Photo: David Wong
Philippine labour minister Silvestre Bello speaking at the University of Hong Kong on Sunday. Photo: David Wong
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