Hong Kong woman jailed for abusing Indonesian maid

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A Hong Kong woman convicted of abusing her Indonesian maid has been jailed for six years.

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Hong Kong woman who abused her Indonesian maid faces sentencing

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Former Hong Kong maid arrives at court for sentencing of her ex-employer who was found guilty of abuse.

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Hong Kong woman guilty in Indonesian maid torture case

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Hong Kong woman guilty in Indonesian maid torture case

A Hong Kong woman was convicted Tuesday of assaulting her Indonesian maid in a case that sparked outrage for the scale of its brutality and highlighted the vulnerabilities of migrants working as domestic staff across Asia and the Middle East.

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Hong Kong woman found guilty of abusing Indonesian maid

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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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Tortured' Indonesia maid's Hong Kong employer found guilty

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A Hong Kong woman was convicted on Tuesday of beating and starving her Indonesian maid in a "torture" case that sparked international outrage and spotlighted the plight of migrant domestic workers in the Middle East and Asia.

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Sex offence trial of ex-IMF head Strauss-Kahn opens

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Sex offence trial of ex-IMF head Strauss-Kahn opens

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief tipped to become French president before a New York hotel maid accused him of sexual assault in 2011, went on trial in France on Monday in a separate case of alleged procuring of prostitutes.

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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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Toddler kidnapped by nanny freed: HCMC police

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Toddler kidnapped by nanny freed: HCMC police

A three-year-old girl who was kidnapped by her nanny for a VND100 million (US$4,700) ransom has been rescued, according to Ho Chi Minh City police.

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Kidnapped 3-year-old rescued

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Kidnapped 3-year-old rescued

Police in HCM City rescued a 3-year-old girl from her maid on October 2 after she being kidnapped and held for VND100 million (USD4,700) in ransom.

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Photo feature: Saigon’s female porters

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Photo feature: Saigon’s female porters

VietNamNet Bridge – Porterage is hard work for men but many women are earning their living from this job. Each day they carry several tons of goods to earn a meager salary.

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Another Russian found dead in a Vietnam hotel

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Nha Trang's Foreign Affairs Department announced it has notified the Russian Consulates in Ho Chi Minh City about the death of a Russian man at a hotel in the beach town on Monday afternoon.

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Diverse themes mark coffee shop culture

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Diverse themes mark coffee shop culture

VietNamNet Bridge – With a blend of tradition and modernity, Sai Gon, officially known as Ho Chi Minh City, has recently offered a wide range of coffee shops for trendy Asian youth.

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Diverse themes mark coffee shop culture

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Diverse themes mark coffee shop culture

With a blend of tradition and modernity, Sai Gon, officially known as Ho Chi Minh City, has recently offered a wide range of coffee shops for trendy Asian youth.

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Maids welcome end to discrimination

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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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Canadian painter unveils for one night only

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VietNam News English 11 month(s) ago

Ha Noi-based Canadian artist Bounthanh Inthavaly will showcase his paintings at the Maid in Hanoi art show on Saturday.

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