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× Singaporean salon manager jailed for abusing Myanmar maid

SINGAPORE, Singapore ---A Singaporean woman who abused her Myanmar maid by forcing her to pour hot water on herself, pulling her hair out and hitting her was jailed for three years on Monday.

Singapore is home to almost 250,000 maids, mostly from other parts of Southeast Asia, who head to the tiny but wealthy city-state to earn far higher salaries.

Beauty parlor manager Linda Seah, 39, was convicted…