Malaysia, Singapore Struggle With Maid Bans:

In September 2011, the ministry of Manpower and Transmigration released a list of countries that Indonesians will send domestic helpers to. The countries are Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. While the ministry has claimed that the list is not conclusive, maid agencies in Singapore are surprised that it has not been named alongside the countries. The Jakarta Globe quotes the director-general of the ministry's labor supervision and placement unit, Reyna Usman, as saying the government would only allow maids to work in destinations that are strongly committed to their protection.

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