HK maids oppose proposed wage cut, tax

HONG KONG: Thousands of foreign workers staged a rally yesterday to denounce a government plan to impose a new tax on foreign domestic helpers and possible cut to their minimum wage salaries. 

About 3,000 domestic helpers from the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and Nepal waved placards inscribed “no to levy, no to wage cut” and chanted slogans during a noisy protest from Victoria Park to government offices in Central. 

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