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Byline: V. Shankar Ganesh; Nur Adilla Noorazam
KUALA LUMPUR: The home managers' programme is being considered to solve the shortage of foreign maids, Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri Dr S.
Subramaniam said yesterday.
This is one of the measures being looked at following Indonesia's intention to gradually reduce the number of its citizens working abroad as maids to zero by 2017.
Dr Subramaniam said locals who had Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia qualifications could be trained to cook, clean, baby-sit and manage households.
"They will become more than just live-in maids. As home managers, they qualify for a higher income," he said in Dewan …