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foreign domestic workers

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  1. Around 262,000 Filipinos work in Kuwait, nearly 60 percent of them domestic workers

    Commentary: In the Philippines, the pitfalls of an education aimed at exporting people

    Before Filipinos are recruited and deployed overseas, colleges and universities intentionally work to educate students for overseas jobs, says one ...
  2. A United Nations flag flies outside the the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva

    Commentary: Indonesia has won a seat on the United Nations Security Council. Now what?

    Indonesia's non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council provides opportunities for the country to bolster its soft power, says one ...
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    Employment agency fined S$5,000 for bringing in 14-year-old Myanmar maid

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    2 employment agencies charged for bringing in 13-year-old maids

  5. couch domestic worker bed

    Commentary: Improve welfare of foreign domestic workers to prevent 'care drain'

    Recent commentaries have sparked off a discussion about our treatment of foreign domestic workers. It’s not just for the sake of having high ...
  6. maids singapore

    Commentary: We need a breakthrough in the conversation on labour rights for foreign domestic workers

    In order to truly advance the conversation on foreign domestic workers (FDWs), we must break away from the current stereotypes of FDWs that ...
  7. Foreign maids must be supervised when cleaning windows

    Commentary: Don’t hold our treatment of foreign domestic workers to countries with lower standards

    We should aspire to higher standards for the treatment of foreign domestic workers in our country, says Channel NewsAsia’s Bharati Jagdish.
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    Cleaning companies allowed to hire part-time cleaners from more countries in pilot scheme

    Some cleaning companies in Singapore can hire workers from abroad to provide household cleaning services as part of a pilot scheme to meet ...
  9. CDE marks second year anniversary at City Plaza satellite office.

    Centre for Domestic Employees urges Govt to make salary safekeeping illegal