There are several moving parts involved when you move apartments in Hong Kong. Whether you just arrived straight from overseas and occupying your first flat in the city, or moving from another location in the territory, relocation is often...
Many of us cannot just think of living a fast-paced life without domestic help creating space for us by taking care of an array of responsibilities back at home. They make our life comfortable and easy by just unburdening many days to day tasks off our shoulder. Naturally, we depend on them a lot. But such comfort, ease of living and dependability comes with a price.
Halloween is a night of surprises and fantasy, and the opportunity for your kiddos (and you too) to have some honest fun – and scare! Like other major celebrations, it can require a lot of work (depending on how...
Like many developed nations in the West, Hong Kong to has a significant aged and elderly population in complete contrast to the vast number of youth professionals populating this industrialist city-state from all around the world. Now the elderly...
As they take a one-day holiday to relax, and regain energy for the next six days, many domestic workers often learn that employers cannot assume, for that one day, household chores and maintain a decent upkeep of the house.
Ignorantia legis neminem excusat. That's Latin for 'ignorance of the law excuses no one.'
Despite government efforts to educate the public, specifically employers of domestic helpers, about their responsibilities, there are still abuses that take place. Whether ignorance or openly...
Domestic helpers in Hong Kong face a number of problems with respect to the abuse and discrimination they suffer from the hands of their employers. It is essential, hence, that they are appreciated for work and treated with good...
Hong Kong domestic workers are bound to employment contracts that stipulate how much they should be paid, who are their employers or where are they supposed to work.
But sometimes abuses kick in once a helper tries to do a...
Foreign domestic helpers have the right to claim their wages in a timely manner as mandated by Hong Kong Employment Ordinance chapter 57. It states that wages must be paid within 7 days after a monthly cut off date...
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