Sunday visitors in some malls, parks up as more maids get rest days
Some malls and parks popular with domestic helpers are seeing increased traffic
Published on Mar 17, 2014 7:28 AM
Popular hang-outs for maids have become more crowded over the past year, as more domestic helpers get days off.
Maids and business owners told The Straits Times that Lucky Plaza and City Plaza are seeing more Sunday visitors in recent months, as are other open spaces.
"Last time, only the front of City Plaza was crowded; now, all the sides are too," said Ms Kuswati, an Indonesian maid who goes by only one name. She meets friends at the shopping mall in Paya Lebar on Sundays.
She has lived in Singapore since 2008 but started getting weekly rest days only after her contract was renewed this month.
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