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No Means No On Indonesian Maids

Published on Aug 13, 2013 by Luke Hunt

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FAR EAST ASIA CORRESPONDENT — Malaysia’s long suffering middle classes have been told. There will be no more maids from Indonesia available for them after legislation on the rights of its citizens working abroad comes into effect in 2017, prompting calls for more maids to be brought in from Cambodia and Myanmar.

The issue of maids resurfaced when the Indonesia’s Consul-General in Sarawak, Djoko Harjanto, sought to remind Malaysians that a policy under the Domestic Worker Roadmap 2017, and announced two years ago, was not only aimed at Malaysia but worldwide.

Read more from Luke Hunt in The Diplomat.