Hong Kong

Tinatayang mga 140,000 Filipinos ang nasa Hong Kong, na karamihan ay domestic helpers (30,000 of them being members of the Filipino Migrant Workers Union). Filipino maids are known by the locals as amahs, or more often feiyungs (less politely, bun mui or bun bun), and face discrimination and maltreatment from the locals.

A Hong Kong work visa requires some amount of higher education; and in some cases Filipino women with college degrees and perfect command of English are willing to work as maids and nannies for a salary higher than they could make at home in professions.

Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong, Hong Kong 14th Floor, United Centre Building 95 Queensway Admiralty, Hong Kong Telephone: (+852) 2823-8500 / 01 E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected] Office Hours: Sun-Thu: 09.00-16.00 source: embassy pages.com