Tag: Covid-19 among migrant workers

Toward ending the ‘pandemic of inequality’? Restrictions eased for migrant workers in dorms

Singapore—More restrictions on migrant workers living in dormitories will be eased starting from Oct 31, as those who test negative for Covid-19 will be...

Even with 86% back at work, migrant workers’ pandemic woes are far from over

Singapore—While the migrant worker dormitories, where 95 percent of Singapore’s Covid-19 infections occurred, have been cleared and many workers have returned to work, the...

Covid-19 cases in Singapore — One govt, two systems?

Singapore -- In a widely-shared post, playwright Alfian Sa’at has expressed concern with the high number of Covid-19 cases (908) on Wednesday (Aug 5). Mr...

Worker in dorm informed 3 weeks later he was Covid-19 positive

Singapore -- The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) have apologised for an incident involving a migrant worker being informed...

Singapore “has done more for our migrant workers than any other country with large...

Singapore's treatment of its migrant workers has been defended by Ambassador to the United States Ashok Kumar Mirpuri in a letter to the New York Times...

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...

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...

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...
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