Tag: Covid-19 among migrant workers

Singapore: The ‘new normal’ and never going back to ‘normal’

Singapore— There are many things to get used to as Singapore enters the first phase of the easing of “circuit breaker” restrictions, with more situations becoming part of our “new normal,” which incidentally also seems to be the catchphrase of the season. Phase 1 of...

Activist alarmed that workers in dorms have difficulty getting medical attention

Singapore—Migrants’ rights activist Kokila Annamalai has taken to social media once again to shine the light on the problems foreign workers currently locked down in dormitories face, particularly that of having a hard time getting medical care when they need it. In a lengthy...

Activists: Could deaths of 5 infected migrant workers be reclassified?

Singapore — Could five migrant workers infected with the coronavirus, but who died of other causes or diseases, be reclassified as having died of Covid-19? If this is possible, according to a report on Thursday (May 7) by activists Kirsten Han and Kokila Annamalai, it...