Tag: foreign worker dormitories

SDP: Over 20,000 views on Ask Paul Anything episode

Singapore – Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) chairman and President-Elect of the International Society of Infectious Diseases (ISID), Dr Paul Tambyah, held the fifth episode of his Ask Paul Anything series where he answered burning questions from the public through a live video conference. On Friday...

Daily brief- Coronavirus update for June 21, 2020, no S’porean or Permanent Resident cases found

Singapore - A total of 218 new Covid-19 cases were reported on Saturday (June 20), said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in their latest update. Singapore now has a total of 41,833 cases with 26 reported deaths. Of the 218 new cases, 216 belong to...

PSP’s Kala Manickam shares sad story of foreign worker cousin

By AJ Jennevieve and Misaki Tan During the fourth MeetPSP session on Wednesday (June 17), the Progress Singapore Party (PSP) introduced another set of members to the public. The questions posed to the session by members of the public this time round were more social, including...

Daily brief- Coronavirus update for June 18, 2020, average number of community cases decreasing

Singapore - A total of 247 new Covid-19 cases were reported on Wednesday (June 17), said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in their latest update. Singapore now has a total of 41,216 cases with 26 reported deaths. Of the 247 new cases, 242 belong to...

Recovered foreign workers returning to dorms say it’s “cleaner but still crowded”

Singapore – News of recovered foreign workers (FWs) returning to their virus-free dormitories has received negative remarks from members of the online community because the FWs noted they were still overcrowded in a room. However, many called for compassion and empathy to be extended...

Daily brief- Coronavirus update for June 15, 2020, first imported case in over a month

Singapore - A total of 407 new Covid-19 cases were reported on Sunday (June 14), said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in their latest update. Singapore now passed the 40,000-mark with a total of 40,604 cases with 26 reported deaths. Of the 407 new cases,...

Not all agree with Teo Chee Hean’s claim that Govt stepped up to the Covid-19 task

Singapore – In the third of the National Broadcast series on Thursday (June 11), Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean mentioned that the Government had stepped up to the task of handling the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic. However, not everyone...

Daily brief- Coronavirus update for June 11, 2020, average number of community cases on the increase

Singapore - A total of 451 new Covid-19 cases were reported on Wednesday (June 10), said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in their latest update. Singapore now has a total of 38,965 cases with 25 reported deaths. Of the 451 new cases, 444 belong to...

Member of public urges new dorms to be built at Bukit Timah so ministers “could be more sensitive to FW needs”

Singapore – In response to recent news that more foreign worker dormitories would be built, a member of the public suggested Bukit Timah as one location so that "ministers living in the area would become more sensitive to their needs." It is the goal of...

Video goes viral — Foreign workers in Kranji dormitory rush for groceries

Singapore — A video of dozens of foreign workers in a dormitory in Kranji rushing to get groceries has gone viral. The workers did not queue and had no regard for safe distancing despite the Covid-19 danger. The video was posted on the Facebook page...