Some Philippine workers have had to delay their flights to Singapore and Hong Kong as Luzon goes into lockdown. Photo: EPA-EFE Some Philippine workers have had to delay their flights to Singapore and Hong Kong as Luzon goes into lockdown. Photo: EPA-EFE
Some Philippine workers have had to delay their flights to Singapore and Hong Kong as Luzon goes into lockdown. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Philippines’ Luzon lockdown hits domestic helper agencies in Singapore

  • The Luzon island lockdown has prevented Filipino helpers from travelling to Singapore and Hong Kong, impacting the supply of domestic workers in Asia
  • Some employers are axing their workers’ contracts out of infection fears, while on the other hand, some helpers are refusing to work in the two virus-hit cities

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Some Philippine workers have had to delay their flights to Singapore and Hong Kong as Luzon goes into lockdown. Photo: EPA-EFE Some Philippine workers have had to delay their flights to Singapore and Hong Kong as Luzon goes into lockdown. Photo: EPA-EFE
Some Philippine workers have had to delay their flights to Singapore and Hong Kong as Luzon goes into lockdown. Photo: EPA-EFE
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