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How Hong Kong failed its domestic helpers How Hong Kong failed its domestic helpers

The ‘live-in’ rule and lack of mental wellness services contribute to immense stress on these workers, argue support groups after five reported deaths this year Read More

Maid arrested after receiving cocaine package at employer’s home Maid arrested after receiving cocaine package at employer’s home

An Indonesian domestic helper is said to have been arrested recently after she received a package from overseas containing HK$1 million worth of cocaine, which was delivered to her at her employer’s home, Apple Daily reports. Read More

Why many Hong Kong Muslims have to worship in makeshift mosques Why many Hong Kong Muslims have to worship in makeshift mosques

It’s lunchtime on a Friday and dozens of Muslim men are kneeling in prayer inside an austere unit on the ground floor of the dilapidated Kai Tak Mansion in Kowloon Bay. Read More

Filipina plunges to death while cleaning window Filipina plunges to death while cleaning window

A Filipino domestic helper fell to her death while cleaning a window in a 49th floor flat in LOHAS Park. Read More

Troubled Hong Kong worker in death leap onto moving van Troubled Hong Kong worker in death leap onto moving van

Passenger suffers head, neck injuries as police investigate high-rise suicide at busy Causeway Bay Read More

Hong Kong dog owner pleads not guilty over dog attack that left neighbour hospitalised for 13 days Hong Kong dog owner pleads not guilty over dog attack that left neighbour hospitalised for 13 days

She tells court she took all possible measures to prevent attack, but victim still attending physiotherapy sessions Read More

Domestic helper, 35, falls to death while wiping windows in Tseung Kwan O Domestic helper, 35, falls to death while wiping windows in Tseung Kwan O

A 35-year-old Filipino woman tragically fell to her death while reportedly cleaning windows in Tseung Kwan O earlier today.
A resident at Phase III of LOHAS Park called the police at 8:47am Read More

New mobile kiosk an avenue for foreign domestic workers to seek help New mobile kiosk an avenue for foreign domestic workers to seek help

SINGAPORE — To ensure that foreign domestic workers (FDWs) get more avenues of help when they need it, the Centre for Domestic Employees (CDE) has launched a mobile kiosk that will be deployed in areas where they congregate. Read More

Domestic helper, 31, held for HK$16.7m cocaine mailed from Brazil Domestic helper, 31, held for HK$16.7m cocaine mailed from Brazil

Cocaine worth HK$16.7 million was seized at the Air Mail Centre at Hong Kong International Airport, on July 17, 22 and 23, and two suspects including a domestic helper have been arrested, Hong Kong Customs announced today. Read More

Alone, pregnant, in hiding How do you go on a cultural exchange program and end up a pregnant undocumented migrant? Alone, pregnant, in hiding How do you go on a cultural exchange program and end up a pregnant undocumented migrant?

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – At the hospital, they served her flæskesteg, a special Danish roast pork that is usually reserved for special celebrations like Christmas. Read More



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