Why finding reliable domestic help is so difficult
Finding a reliable domestic worker has always been a challenge in most major cities. Now the issue has sparked a heated debate following a tragedy in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, in which a housekeeper allegedly started an apartment fire that killed a mother and her three children. In Shanghai, a home-support group has even blacklisted some domestic workers for allegedly breaching a code of conduct. China Daily will publish in-depth stories on the issue.