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Post time 2011-5-30 13:51:48 |Display all floors
Originally posted by greendragon at 2011-5-30 12:01
The Phillipines maids are paid almost US$500 a month or HK$4,000 normally!
Very few people are paid HK$2,500 a month nowadays.
Maybe some part time workers!
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HK$4,000????

The monthly income of 3/4 mainland Chinese is below the income of Philipines maids.
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Post time 2011-5-30 17:59:41 |Display all floors
Originally posted by 468259058 at 2011-5-30 14:51
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HK$4,000????

The monthly income of 3/4 mainland Chinese is below the income of Philipines maids.



So is the cost of living -by far -  but I'm sure you only forgot to mention it.

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Post time 2011-5-31 11:28:17 |Display all floors

Reply #12 satsu_jin's post

Hong Kong has good SOCIAL SECURITY practises!

It has LOW COST rents apartments.
Probably those with minimum wage could have (1) old family apartments, (2) rents a state subsidized low rent apartment!

The cost of living in Hong Kong if you cook HOME MEALS is not so expensive!
It's quite similar to Singapore or Malayan Federation where such units are also available for the lower income citizens!

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Post time 2011-6-1 13:42:34 |Display all floors

Reply #14 seneca's post

So, that's HK$4,000!!!!

Yes, maids works 24-7.
They stay in the employer's home and is at the beck/call anytime.
Like China's old time "amoy" or "amah"!
The salary is NET, since the employee have room and board - so it's worth at least 150% higher than the salary paid - especially true in high private apartment rents of Hong Kong!

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Post time 2011-6-1 13:58:32 |Display all floors
Originally posted by greendragon at 2011-5-31 08:58 AM
Hong Kong has good SOCIAL SECURITY practises!

It has LOW COST rents apartments.



Haha, that makes certain you had never been in Hong Kong

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Post time 2011-6-1 13:59:34 |Display all floors

Reply #16 manoj10's post

Hong Kong government has low cost rental apartments!

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Post time 2011-6-2 11:02:41 |Display all floors
Originally posted by 468259058 at 2011-5-30 13:51
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HK$4,000????

The monthly income of 3/4 mainland Chinese is below the income of Philipines maids.


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