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Helper’s Holidays during Covid-19: What’s New?

Loosening of social distancing measures One June 30, the HK government has loosened its social distancing regulations to allow catering/entertainment venues - such as bars, theatres, and clubs - and places of worship to have 80% of the original seating capacity. Meanwhile, the number of people in gatherings at public spaces remains at the limit of 50. The measure is set for the next 14 days until July 16, on which ...

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Preventing Unplanned Pregnancy: Abstinence and/or Contraceptive Methods

By PathFinders When you are in a relationship, it’s important to have open and honest conversations about relationship issues with your partner - including sex. Both of you need to make decisions about sexual intimacy together. Even though it may be awkward or embarrassing to speak about it at first, it’s actually one of the best ways to maintain a happy and healthy relationship.  Partners need to continually talk about each other’s ...

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4 Common Domestic Helper Problems and How to Overcome Them

Issues can sometimes arise and complicate your relationship with your domestic helper. If they have not promptly been dealt with, they can end up deteriorating your relationship with your domestic helper. Here are some of the most common problems you can face and a few tips to overcome them. Problem 1: You are not satisfied with your domestic helper’s work There might be various reasons why you are not satisfied with your ...

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If you don’t want to put your family in the danger of Coronavirus, this is what you should do.

14% of domestic workers in Hong Kong have not been given any surgical masks or hand sanitiser from their employers and were being left vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic, an online survey conducted by the Asian Migrant Coordinating Body in March 2020 found out. The survey also showed that around 20% of those who were given masks, they had received fewer than one surgical mask a day on average. Are masks ...

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Everything you need to know about the Philippine Travel Ban

Hundred of Filipino domestic workers have been denied flying from and to Hong Kong since the novel coronavirus outbreak. The Philippine government has issued the temporary two-way ban since 4 February 2020. It is said that visitors arriving from China, including Hong Kong and Macau, will not be allowed to enter the Philippines while Filipinos returning home will be quarantined for 14 days. Filipinos are also banned from travelling to ...

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Top 3 Love and Relationship Tips for Smart Women

Top 3 Love and Relationship Tips for Women

Article provided by PathFinders It’s February - commonly known as the month of love and romance. Whether you are in a relationship, or seeking one, do you know what a healthy relationship looks like? Being showered with attention and affection by someone you just met is both flattering and exciting. But have you really taken the time to get to know him before taking the relationship to the next level? Online dating ...

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6 Skills Domestic Helpers Must Have for Baby Care

The arrival of a baby is a blessing for every parent. But it can also be a source of anxiety, especially if you need to return to work. Living in a busy city like Hong Kong, new parents usually find it difficult to strike the balance between work life and baby care. Therefore, many families seek external help -- foreign domestic helper. However, for new parents who have not had ...

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Pregnant in Hong Kong: 10 Things You Need to Know

Article provided by PathFinders The new year is the perfect time to make resolutions and plans for the year(s) ahead! If you are planning to be pregnant during your employment contract in Hong Kong, you should know your maternity rights and understand the effect of this important decision on you and your child. Your decision to have a child could have a significant impact on your employer’s household too. It ...

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