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Michael Jackson`s maids claim he `lived in filth, urinated on floor`

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 15:14

Michael Jackson`s maids have claimed that the singer lived in filth and even urinated on the floor.

Age for Indian maids in Saudi set between 25 to 50

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:02

The age of Indian maids looking for employment in Saudi Arabia has been set between 25 to 50 years under a new employment agreement finalised by the two countries to guarantee protection of domestic workers.

Eva Longoria finds dressing up `exhausting`

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 20:43

Actress Eva Longoria describes her boyfriend, media Mogul José Antonio Bastón, as a good dresser, but says it is an arduous task for her to "step it up".

With no laws to protect them, India`s maids are "invisible": ILO

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 12:48

Millions of maids working in middle class Indian homes are part of up an informal and "invisible" workforce where they are abused and exploited due to a lack of legislation to protect them, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday.

Hong Kong mother accused of beating maids with mops, clothes hangers gets bail

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 17:43

A Hong Kong mother of two who a court heard punched her maids, beat them with mops and threatened to kill their relatives was released on bail on Wednesday after she was formally charged in a case that has triggered outrage.

Court asks police to probe conditions of other maids

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 23:56

The Delhi Police were on Saturday asked by a court here to probe the conditions of other girls who could have been employed through the placement agency which had provided a maid allegedly assaulted and confined by her employer in a Vasant Kunj house.

Saudi to again hire Indian maids - on reduced salaries

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 14:14

Saudi Arabia will resume the hiring of Indian female domestic workers but on less salaries than before, Xinhua reported Wednesday citing the Al Hayat newspaper.

Eva Longoria produces series on Latino maids in Beverly Hills

Last Updated: Saturday, June 08, 2013, 12:40

Eva Longoria is executive producer of ‘Devious Maids’, a TV series about Hispanic domestic help working in Beverly Hills.

Sri Lanka government bans maids to Saudi Arabia

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 14:34

Sri Lanka has suspended sending maids to work in Saudi Arabia, following an international outcry over the beheading of a young Lankan housemaid in the Kingdom.

Filipino maid wins landmark HK case on residency

Last Updated: Friday, September 30, 2011, 13:20

A Filipino maid in Hong Kong has won the right to apply for permanent residency.

Philippines contacts missing Gaddafi maids

Last Updated: Sunday, September 04, 2011, 18:05

Philippine authorities said they have made contact with four Filipina maids employed by deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi`s family, who went missing amid the chaos of the rebellion.

Cambodia urged to stop sending maids to Malaysia

Last Updated: Friday, August 12, 2011, 12:59

Malaysia has recruited thousands of Cambodian women since Indonesia barred domestic workers.