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The average salary for foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong has exceeded HK$5,000 (US$645) per month for the first time ever, but many are facing financial pressures in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and economic downturn.Salaries have reached HK$5,012 per month on average, about 8 per cent higher than the statutory minimum of HK$4,630 for foreign domestic workers, according to HelperChoice, which studied the data of more than 10,000 job postings on its online platform over the past 12…

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