A Tale of Fear and Panic in Singapore

Ok, just to get it out of the way, this isn’t my story.  This is the maid’s story.  I thought it was worth sharing because it highlights a problem that’s unique to Asia.  For the sake of the story and her privacy we’ll call her Cookie.  Ok, here we go: Cookie was at the mallContinue reading “A Tale of Fear and Panic in Singapore”

Indonesian Maid Beaten To Death By Malaysian Employers

via Yahoo! News: Hani was rescued from her employers’ home a week ago. She was found by another Indonesian cleaner hired to replace her who noticed a foul smell coming from a locked bathroom. Police said that when she was found she was tied up around her arms and legs, and was bruised all overContinue reading “Indonesian Maid Beaten To Death By Malaysian Employers”

What Determines A Person’s Worth?

I was thinking about this question because of something that happened earlier today. I woke up briefly in the morning and I thought I heard the maid crying. I’m sick, though, so I rolled over and went back to sleep. Later, I found out that there had been a problem. She had recently bought aContinue reading “What Determines A Person’s Worth?”