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Coronavirus pandemic woes for Hong Kong domestic helpers and employers, as infection fears, quarantine costs derail plans

Hongkonger Chloe Ma is five months pregnant and looking for a domestic worker to help with the housework when her first child is born.Ma, 34, a marketing professional, started contacting employment agencies last month, hoping to hire a worker for her home in Wan Chai by March. But she was surprised to find that choices were limited, as Covid-19 travel restrictions hindered arrivals from overseas.“I’m expecting my baby in May so I set aside a few months to find a suitable domestic helper. But…

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