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More families hiring two or more maids

Additional help needed for task of caring for the elderly and children, on top of housework

Published on Jun 22, 2014 7:08 AM

Housewife Liew Bee Choo had been grappling with the decision to hire a second maid for the past two years.

Her hesitancy was due to the cost and a fear that the new maid might not get along with her current one.

But now that she is in her late 60s, Mrs Liew finds it hard to cope with the housework in her two-storey bungalow near Upper Thomson Road.

Her husband, Mr Liew Keng Pang, an 84-year-old retired businessman who has rheumatism, also needs help moving around.

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