Editorial:Shortage of Foreign Domestic Helpers

【明報專訊】THE pandemic situation outside Hong Kong is severe. The Hong Kong government has successively barred passenger planes from the Philippines and Indonesia from arriving in Hong Kong in accordance with the place-specific flight suspension mechanism. Many foreign domestic helpers have been unable to come to Hong Kong to work. The government faces a dilemma about whether to relax entry restrictions to alleviate the shortage of foreign domestic helpers.