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Excessive Maid Culture

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Postby the lynx » Fri, 10 Feb 2012 3:53 pm

Yep I saw that. And I also saw the hostel rooms before.

WTH... It is not difficult to clean up that 'chicken coop' - less area to clean up!



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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 10 Feb 2012 4:22 pm

Not only that, but it is illegal to have your FDW clean in ANY place except the place noted on the Work Permit. Employer can be banned from hiring maid in the future if caught. Maybe MOM will read this and stake out the Uni's now. :cool:

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 10 Feb 2012 5:22 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Not only that, but it is illegal to have your FDW clean in ANY place except the place noted on the Work Permit. Employer can be banned from hiring maid in the future if caught. Maybe MOM will read this and stake out the Uni's now. :cool:


In which case it sounds like NTU are facilitating the law being broken.

'When contacted, a spokesman from NTU said that the university "has not received any complaints" on the issue.'

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Re: Excessive Maid Culture

Postby Barnsley » Fri, 10 Feb 2012 5:22 pm

BillyB wrote:http://sg.news.yahoo.com/undergraduates-should-stop-being-%E2%80%98spoilt-brats%E2%80%99-.html


In our Halls of Residence at Uni we had a cleaner come in once a week to clean the rooms.
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Postby nakatago » Fri, 10 Feb 2012 5:32 pm

JR8 wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:Not only that, but it is illegal to have your FDW clean in ANY place except the place noted on the Work Permit. Employer can be banned from hiring maid in the future if caught. Maybe MOM will read this and stake out the Uni's now. :cool:


In which case it sounds like NTU are facilitating the law being broken.

'When contacted, a spokesman from NTU said that the university "has not received any complaints" on the issue.'


Maybe said spokesman thinks that it is quite normal and only thought it was an issue when the press asked about it.

:P

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Postby the lynx » Fri, 10 Feb 2012 5:51 pm

JR8 wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:Not only that, but it is illegal to have your FDW clean in ANY place except the place noted on the Work Permit. Employer can be banned from hiring maid in the future if caught. Maybe MOM will read this and stake out the Uni's now. :cool:


In which case it sounds like NTU are facilitating the law being broken.

'When contacted, a spokesman from NTU said that the university "has not received any complaints" on the issue.'


Or rather, he is trying to wash his hands clean by making this comment.

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Re: Excessive Maid Culture

Postby BillyB » Fri, 10 Feb 2012 7:21 pm

Barnsley wrote:
BillyB wrote:http://sg.news.yahoo.com/undergraduates-should-stop-being-%E2%80%98spoilt-brats%E2%80%99-.html


In our Halls of Residence at Uni we had a cleaner come in once a week to clean the rooms.


Sh*t, so did we when I come to think about it - I'm a hypocrite for posting the link!

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Postby poodlek » Fri, 10 Feb 2012 8:16 pm

Hold the phone. Why do local kids need to stay in dorms at all??? Stay at home, have the maid continue to clean your home room, problem solved.

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Postby ksl » Fri, 10 Feb 2012 9:52 pm

poodlek wrote:Hold the phone. Why do local kids need to stay in dorms at all??? Stay at home, have the maid continue to clean your home room, problem solved.
But then they couldn't say they have experience of being away from home :lol: SMS IS CORRECT, ILLEGAL! :twisted:

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Postby BillyB » Fri, 10 Feb 2012 9:58 pm

ksl wrote:
poodlek wrote:Hold the phone. Why do local kids need to stay in dorms at all??? Stay at home, have the maid continue to clean your home room, problem solved.
But then they couldn't say they have experience of being away from home :lol:


I couldn't wait to get away from home; just far enough to be out of sight, but close enough to be able to drop the washing off for Geoffrey the butler to scrub each weekend....

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Postby JR8 » Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:00 pm

BillyB wrote:I couldn't wait to get away from home; just far enough to be out of sight, but close enough to be able to drop the washing off for Geoffrey the butler to scrub each weekend....



Yah, I always found the detachable wing collars far too tedious to scrub and starch myself.

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Postby BillyB » Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:19 pm

JR8 wrote:
BillyB wrote:I couldn't wait to get away from home; just far enough to be out of sight, but close enough to be able to drop the washing off for Geoffrey the butler to scrub each weekend....



Yah, I always found the detachable wing collars far too tedious to scrub and starch myself.


I also never liked that he refused to open the car doors for me. Had words with mother about that, and subsequently I think he got a jolly good dressing-down....

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Postby ex-pat » Wed, 22 Feb 2012 2:04 pm

Blame the parents who treat thier kids like a precious jewel. With maids around the house, these spoit brats can't even lift a finger to tidy up thier own room. Some parents never bothered to ask thier kids to have at least sense of belonging in thier own house. They treat thier house like a hotel and expect maids to do everything for them.

In fact even the expat families who have maids are now following the trends of grooming lazy childrens.

This is a desease has been plugging the young generation since maid starts flooding in.

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Postby the lynx » Wed, 22 Feb 2012 2:40 pm

ex-pat wrote:Blame the parents who treat thier kids like a precious jewel. With maids around the house, these spoit brats can't even lift a finger to tidy up thier own room. Some parents never bothered to ask thier kids to have at least sense of belonging in thier own house. They treat thier house like a hotel and expect maids to do everything for them.

In fact even the expat families who have maids are now following the trends of grooming lazy childrens.

This is a desease has been plugging the young generation since maid starts flooding in.


Well this is the land of cheap foreign labour after all. And it is even cheaper to have a stay-in maid than to have a part-time one coming in on intervals.


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