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    Hiring untrained maids to take care of frail, sick elderly may not be safe or sustainable: Experts

    Those ill-prepared to take care of ailing elderly folk could be at risk of feeling burnt out, experts say.
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    8 Mar 2019: Why foreign domestic workers are borrowing money

    Is it time to take a harder look at predatory practices that might be contributing to this trend?
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    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 ...
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    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

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    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 ...
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    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 ...