Daily Archives: January 13, 2014


HELPERS – Another Domestic Maid Tortured by HK Employer Flees; Hospitalised. 22

(N.B. Graphic images below) Erwiana Sulistayaniangsih, a foreign domestic helper from Indonesia, fled Hong Kong last week after allegedly being beaten by her employer in Tsueng Kwan O for months on end.

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Erwiana safe in Java

Indonesian NGO ‘Asosiasi Tenaga Kerja Indonesia di Hong Kong‘ (ATKI) said that Erwiana came to the city last May and was beaten daily for 8 months with sticks and hangers for performing poorly at her job. She was released when she was no longer able to walk and was allowed to return home with HK$100. Throughout her ordeal, she was warned not to speak to any other Indonesians.

The name and address of her former employer have been published online as the photos went viral amongst HK’s Indonesian community.


BLOG – Highlights from Hong Kong’s 2014 ‘No Pants Day’ 5

Held in 60 cities around the world, No Pants Subway Ride Day was conceived in New York 13 years ago. HK’s second annual gathering took place yesterday as several dozen Hong Kongers boarded the MTR at Central trouserless…

The event seems to still be in its infancy but the 20% turnout was greater than last year.

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via AFP

An MTR spokesperson told the SCMP “we trust that passengers will not do anything that would cause inconvenience to others”