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aaaAN Indonesian domestic worker was fined for illegally selling food and drinks at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay. Deputy Magistrate Peter Yu Chun Cheung ordered Atul to pay $400 after she pleaded guilty to the charge of illegal hawking at the Eastern Magistrates’ Courts on November 14. The Indonesian, who had been in HK for four years, said she did not know it was illegal to sell food at Victoria Park and that the arresting officers spoke to her in Cantonese, which she said she “did not really know.” “I don’t speak Cantonese ve...

December 6, 2018
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aaa  Despite her protests, a District Court judge this afternoon (Nov. 19) sent an elderly Indonesian-Chinese woman to prison for pouring hot water on the back of her Indonesian domestic worker. Deputy District Court Judge C.H. Li sentenced Gee Hoo Giok, 78, to one year in prison after he found her guilty of causing grievous bodily harm with intent for physically abusing Ismiati, 29. He also ordered her to pay $500 for terminating the domestic worker while she was on sick leave. "Why did you do this to me? I didn't do it. I didn't...

November 19, 2018
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aaaINSTEAD of finding her soulmate online, she lost $49,000 and eventually her life. Indonesian domestic worker Boyati Miskun was found dead on July 22, hanging on the stairway in her employer’s building in Ngau Tau Kok. But months before, she had sought help from the Indonesian consulate and Helpers for Domestic Helpers (HDH) because Internet scammers from Africa were threatening her. Miskun, 42, hung herself after she was plunged into financial debts amounting to at least HK$ 49,000 just to pay the scammers. Police cleared it was ...

August 14, 2015
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