Maids - Singapore vs Hong Kong

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Maids - Singapore vs Hong Kong

Post by arriving soon » Wed, 17 Aug 2005 1:41 pm

I'm arriving soon in Singapore from Hong Kong. Someone in Singapore told us that since the salaries paid to maids are lower in Singapore than in Hong Kong, the quality of the maids is also lower - that the better ones can get jobs in higher-paying Hong Kong. Does anyone have a feel for whether this is right or not? It sounds reasonable on the one hand, and yet also seems impossible to generalize across so many people.

Thanks in advance for your help.

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Post by beenhere10years » Wed, 17 Aug 2005 2:10 pm

Yes the pay scale for maids is skewed lower here than in Hong Kong but I believe it is a function of the cost-of-living and not the quality of the maids. I'm sure you'll find someone great. :wink:
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Post by monica » Fri, 19 Aug 2005 11:24 pm

get a part time domestic helper......contact me at monica2ning@yahoo.com

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