English-speaking nannies and maids from the Philippines are in demand among China’s wealthy, but visa restrictions have created a thriving black market of nearly 200,000 domestic workers
Helpers from the Philippines are sought after as a status symbol due to their reputation for professionalism and ability to help children learning English, but Chinese regulations do not allow for foreign citizens to be hired as household help.
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