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Pilot project to recruit Cambodian maids struggles to take off

A pilot project to recruit maids from Cambodia is struggling to take off as workers are turned off by high recruitment fees, and the fear of not being able to adapt to life here. Under a Ministry of Manpower (MOM) pilot scheme that began last August, ...

Amelia Tan
http://www.straitstimes.com/news/singapore/more-singapore-stories/story/pilot-project-recruit-cambodian-maids-struggles-take-201

Hopes high for maid program

In one corner of the cavernous training centre, a woman patiently strips the baby blue sheets off a queen-size bed, removing the flower-patterned pillowcases and folding them neatly to one side. Under the watchful eye of an instructor, she then remakes the bed, carefully fluffing the ...

Kevin Ponniah and Mom Kunthear
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hopes-high-maid-program

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