International Day of Family Remittances

A recognition of the fundamental contribution of migrant workers If you take a look at your calendar, you’ll come to realize that there are many International Days – and more being ...

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World Environment Day

World Environment Day was inaugurated in the aftermath of the first international talks ever on environmental issues – the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment – which took place ...

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Dragon Boat Festival

The Dragon Boat Festival is one of the most important traditional festivals of the Chinese lunisolar calendar. It is celebrated on the 5th day of the 5th month of the ...

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How to communicate with your domestic helper when there are problems

Helper Appreciation Month

Most of us in Hong Kong do have those special ladies in our lives – those great women who contribute to making our lives more comfortable. We know them as ...

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A domestic helper should not replace the mother's role

Navigating the Tricky Parent-Child-Helper Triangle

HelperChoice was invited to speak last Saturday April 21, 2017 to the first edition of the Pediatrics & Parenting Conference organized by AD MediLink at the JW Marriott Hotel in ...

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World Book Day

Ever wondered whether there was a Book Day? Well the answer is yes! World Book Day is a thing. It is a UNESCO-promoted celebration of books and reading which takes ...

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Travelling During Pregnancy

Pregnancy has never stopped anyone from travelling. However, when you are considering flying while pregnant certain precautions must be taken. Whether you are flying from Hong Kong to Bali or ...

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Drawing for the angels – Suset, a helper at work, a painter at heart

Meet Suset. Suset is a painter and a domestic worker in Hong Kong, but I believe her greatest source of pride is being a mother. She left her four kids ...

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“To be a domestic helper was never my dream” – Rina’s ambition to become an English teacher

Meet Rina. Rina was a simple domestic worker, happily married with a 3-year-old daughter when she first arrived in Hong Kong 11 years ago. Now, she is an accomplished woman ...

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Indonesian ex-helper makes impressive changes to her home village

Arumy, an Indonesian who worked in Hong Kong as a domestic worker for ten years, returned to home for good in April 2016. After returning, she started the grand project ...

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