Lost days off, longer hours and no free facemasks: Hong Kong’s domestic workers under fresh pressure during pandemic

As Hong Kong struggles to recover from a Covid-stricken year, one of its most vulnerable groups is bearing the brunt of the restrictions and frustrations created by the pandemic. HKFP spoke to some of the domestic workers from the Philippines and Indonesia who are required by law to live in their employers’ homes and offer […]

Covid-19: Lock down domestic workers on their day off, says pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker

Pro-Beijing lawmaker Elizabeth Quat has urged Hong Kong’s government to consider a “lockdown order” for foreign domestic workers on their day off, because of what she called repeated breaches of Covid-19 social distancing measures. The DAB Party legislator told local media on Saturday that domestic workers gathered in groups in public places such as footbridges […]


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