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Ministry issues new contract form for domestic helps

Ministry issues new contract form for domestic helps

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has created a new form for the employment contract of domestic helpers and those in the same category, a source told local Arabic daily Arrayah.

Celebration and protest as Widodo visits Hong Kong

Celebration and protest as Widodo visits Hong Kong

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo was greeted by a mixture of celebration and protest in Hong Kong on Sunday with calls to improve working conditions for the city's army of foreign maids.

Kuwaiti woman held for filming maid attempting suicide

Kuwaiti woman held for filming maid attempting suicide

Kuwaiti police have detained a woman for filming her Ethiopian maid falling from the seventh floor in an apparent suicide attempt without trying to rescue her, media and a rights group said on Friday.

Hong Kong maids march against window-cleaning after deaths

Hong Kong maids march against window-cleaning after deaths

Domestic helpers in Hong Kong marched in protest Sunday after several maids fell to their death from tower block windows as they tried to clean them.