The difference between domestic workers and servants
It is high time we stopped calling domestic workers ‘maid’, ‘servant’ or ‘helper’.
Cost of hiring Indonesian domestic workers to be reviewed, says minister
Human Resources Minister V Sivakumar says he hopes the cost can be brought down to under RM9,000 compared to the RM12,000 decided on at the last meeting in November 2022.
Malaysia, Indonesia ink agreement on domestic helpers
The memorandum of understanding also paves the way for the re-entry of Indonesian workers in other sectors allowed by Malaysia.
Calls for transparency, ‘reasonable’ recruitment fee for domestic workers ahead of Malaysia-Indonesia deal
Concerns are raised over the stated fee per worker of RM10,000 to RM15,000 including levies and quarantine costs.
Hong Kong scraps mandatory vaccines for foreign domestic workers
But authorities have ordered all foreign helpers to undergo another round of mandatory testing, triggering renewed criticism from the Philippines.