Indonesia to ban exporting maids overseas

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Indonesia to ban exporting maids overseas

Indonesia’s government looks to end the practice of domestic helpers employed overseas in an attempt to preserve the country's pride and dignity, said Indonesian President Joko Widodo at a recent meeting of the National Congress.

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Indonesia to ban exporting maids overseas

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VietnamPlus English 4 day(s) ago

Indonesia to ban exporting maids overseas

Indonesia’s government looks to end the practice of domestic helpers employed overseas in an attempt to preserve the country's pride and dignity, said Indonesian President Joko Widodo at a recent meeting of the National Congress.

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Hong Kong woman found guilty of abusing Indonesian maid

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Hong Kong woman found guilty of abusing Indonesian maid

A Hong Kong mother of two was found guilty on Tuesday of abusing her Indonesian domestic helper in a landmark case that triggered outrage over mistreatment of maids and shed light on abuse that many women face in overseas jobs.

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HCMC-based companies need 25,000 temporary employees for Tet holidays

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

According to the Ho Chi Minh City’s Center of Forecasting Human Resource Needs and Labor Market Information, city-based firms are looking for temporary employees working during the occasion of Tet holidays.

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10-year-old boy allegedly drowns in HCMC water park

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Ho Chi Minh City police are investigating the death of a 10-year-old boy who allegedly drowned in a water park during a trip organized by his school Friday.

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Indonesian maid says tortured with vacuum cleaner tube in Hong Kong abuse case

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Indonesian maid says tortured with vacuum cleaner tube in Hong Kong abuse case

An Indonesian domestic helper told a Hong Kong court on Monday that she had been tortured by her employer, with a vacuum cleaner tube placed in her mouth and twisted to cause lacerations, public broadcaster RTHK said.

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Vietnam resort town restores former mayor’s edifice

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

Vietnam resort town restores former mayor’s edifice

Da Lat City in the Central Highlands Province of Lam Dong has completed restoration on its former mayor’s edifice and opened it for tourism purposes.

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Maids welcome end to discrimination

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VietNam News English 11 month(s) ago

Maids welcome end to discrimination

After more than 10 years as a full-time housemaid with a Vietnamese family in Ha Noi, Dao Thi Thom, 29, has never been offered health insurance or social insurance like other workers. This is because, despite the fact she has a contract, most Vietnamese, including authorities, have never viewed a maid's job as actual work.

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Apr 11

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago

Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Apr 11

Tuoitrenews briefs you on some of the leading stories published today in Vietnamese media:

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Malaysian couple to hang for starving Indonesian maid to death

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 12 month(s) ago

Malaysian couple to hang for starving Indonesian maid to death

Kuala Lumpur — A Malaysian couple was sentenced to hang for starving their Indonesian maid to death, a defence lawyer said Friday, in the latest shocking case to spotlight abuse of domestic helpers in the region.

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Domestic workers demand long holiday, burden families

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Báo Dân Trí English 13 month(s) ago

Domestic workers demand long holiday, burden families

Many families have been complaining because their maids are unable or refuse to return to work after Tet, as the first lunar month is a time to relax.

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HK police arrest employer of 'tortured' Indonesian maid

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HK police arrest employer of 'tortured' Indonesian maid

HONG KONG – Hong Kong police Monday arrested a woman who allegedly severely injured her Indonesian domestic helper, a day after thousands staged a march in protest at her treatment.

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Thousands of Hong Kong domestic helpers rally for 'tortured' maid

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Thousands of Hong Kong domestic helpers rally for 'tortured' maid

HONG KONG – Thousands of domestic helpers took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to demand justice for an Indonesian maid allegedly tortured by her employers, the second such rally in a week.

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Royal ceremony revived in Hue

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Báo Dân Trí English 15 month(s) ago

Royal ceremony revived in Hue

The traditional royal ceremonies that took place during the Nguyen Dynasty have been re-introduced for Tourism Week in Hue Citadel from December 24-31.

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Back to school: Singapore course offers maids a brighter future

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 17 month(s) ago

Back to school: Singapore course offers maids a brighter future

SINGAPORE – When she was eight, Lisa Padua lost everything after her father died, forcing her to leave school in her mid-teens to work as a maid in Qatar and then in Singapore.

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