Tag: domestic helpers

HOME tells employers that maids should not be forced to work for free during...

Singapore—After The Straits Times reported on Friday (May 28) that some domestic helpers are working for free on their rest days during this period of...

Long queues at Lucky Plaza spark questions from netizens

Singapore—Just a few days before the lifting of circuit breaker restrictions which was scheduled for June 1, long queues were seen at Lucky Plaza,...

Covid-19 fears causing friction between employers and foreign domestic workers

Singapore—Some foreign domestic workers note that tensions are arising between them and their employers amid the present Covid-19 crisis. The New Paper (TNP) reports...

A plaintive plea by Filipina teen whose mother works as a maid

Singapore — The mothership.sg news portal featured an essay on Saturday (Jan 18) by a young Filipina whose mother works as a maid in Singapore. It...

Debate on whether foreign workers should have a space to gather on their day...

Singapore — The deaths of two Filipino domestic helpers in a car accident at Lucky Plaza in Orchard Road on Dec 29 has sparked...

Survivor in Lucky Plaza accident said it was impossible to escape speeding car

Philippines—One of the survivors of the horrific accident at Lucky Plaza on Sunday (Dec 29) Laila Laudencia said that the car that had plowed...

Jolovan Wham: Leticia in MOM video is “the Filipino domestic worker equivalent of brown...

Singapore—Fresh on the heels of the E-Pay-Preetipls controversy which started with an advertisement getting called out for using a Singaporean of Chinese descent in...

Netizens sympathetic toward illegal hawker selling bakso near City Plaza

An Indonesian woman in Singapore posted a video and some photos on Facebook of an arrest made in Paya Lebar, at City Plaza. In...

Domestic helpers need not get employers’ permission before taking out loans: MOM

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) Senior Parliamentary Secretary Low Yen Ling has expressed that there are no plans to require foreign domestic workers to get...

Maid commits suicide after being locked up for three months straight

Fashion designer Lisa Von Tang took to Facebook over the weekend to bring to light a rather rampant issue – the abuse of domestic...
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