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New hotline gets lukewarm reception

HONG KONG (SE): Responding to news of a new 24-hour hotline for foreign domestic workers operated by the Labour Department starting from December 19, a migrant group said it does not help them much in pursuing their labour concerns since the department’s offices are closed during their one-day-a-week off, when they it need most.
 

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Labour Commission pushes for more facilities for migrant workers

HONG KONG (SE): Law Pui-shan, policy research officer for the Hong Kong Catholic Commission for Labour Affairs, urged Hong Kong people to show more understanding about the activities of foreign domestic workers in public places. 
 

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Hong Kong migrant voice at United Nations

HONG KONG (SE): Eni Lestari, a domestic worker in Hong Kong for 17 years and chairperson of the International Migrants Alliance, is scheduled to speak as a representative of migrants around the world at the first ever United Nations (UN) Summit on Refugees and Migrants in New York on September 19.

Lestari was chosen by the office of the president of the General Assembly of the UN to address the migrant situation. 

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