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# Maid

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# Starvation
'She was wasting away': Singapore couple jailed for starving Philippine maid
She was only allowed to shower once or twice a week and could only use the condominium’s common toilet.
Carlton affair: Former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn to face pimping trial
Prosecutors called for the charges to be dropped but investigating magistrates have decided he should face trial.
The Dredge: Which celeb just got this tattoo?
The best of this morning’s celebrity dirt…
# Anger
Tensions rise over ad that reads "Indonesian maids now on sale!!"
Indonesia had previously banned women from travelling to Malaysia to work as maids due to poor pay and abuse.
Fresh rape claim in Strauss-Kahn case
A Belgian prostitute alleges that she was gang raped by Strauss Kahn and three friends.
Strauss-Kahn says he was set up in the aftermath of maid scandal
The former IMF boss says his political opponents orchestrated events to end his bid for the French presidency.
Police question Dominique Strauss Kahn over prostitution ring
The former head of the IMF had requested that he be allowed to give his side of the story to police.
Strauss-Kahn accuser makes first public appearance
Natissatou Diallo said she made the decision to speak because she wanted to set the record straight.
Strauss Kahn jeered by demonstrators as he arrives to plead not guilty to sex charges
Hotel workers shouted “shame on you” as the former IMF head arrived to the court in New York. He faces charges including attempted rape and unlawful imprisonment.
# New York
Egyptian businessman accused of assaulting New York maid granted bail
Mahmoud Adbel Salem Omar will appear in court again on Friday. The accusation of assault comes just weeks after the arrest of the former IMF head on similar charges.
# softie
Singapore soldier branded a 'softie' for letting his maid carry his bag
The conscripted serviceman had received counselling following the incident, which saw his domestic helper shouldering his military rucksack
# Philippines
Filipino woman admits she left newborn on plane
A Filipino woman says that she abandoned her baby in a bin after giving birth in an airplane bathroom.