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Hong Kong's Filipino domestic workers vote to clean up back home
Hong Kong (AFP) April 26, 2016
Twerking, selfie-taking, picnicking and performing impromptu dance routines - Hong Kong's 180,000-strong community of Filipino workers fill the city's public spaces on Sundays, their day off, to relax and party. But for the past few weeks the colourful gatherings have turned political, as the Philippines heads towards an election in which its migrant workers could swing a tight race. Bands thrash out rock ballads backing their favourite candidates in the walkways and public squares of Hong Kon ... read more

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