No more live-in Indonesian maids

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  • Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Indonesian maids undergoing training at a centre in Solo, Indonesia, in 2011

PETALING JAYA: Indonesia will no longer allow its women to work as live-in maids in any foreign countries beginning next year.

The country wants the maids to be employed as formal workers – with stipulated working hours and no longer having to stay at the employer’s house and they must have a weekly off day, said Indonesian Ambassador Herman Prayitno.

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