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Is heavy loan the sole reason for domestic workers running away?

By Terry Xu An earlier report on Straits Times, “More maid  from Myanmar are running away” (7th April 2013) writes on the increasing number of Myanmar domestic workers running away from their Singapore employer. The report attributes it to the heavy debts that they carry on them, working months with little or no pay for their stay in Singapore. But …

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