Tag: foreign workers dormitories

Migrant worker threatens to jump from dorm’s 4th floor after employer disallows him from...

Singapore—The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced in a Facebook post on Thursday (July 23) that it was aware of an incident involving a foreign...

June 2 easing of CB being done cautiously because Covid-19 virus has not been...

Singapore is gradually relaxing circuit breaker restrictions from Tuesday (June 2). "We are easing cautiously," according to National Development Minister Lawrence Wong, who co-chairs...

Netizen: “Ironic” that migrant workers’ rights activist has apologised to Josephine Teo

Singapore — Many voices have risen in support of activist Jolovan Wham, who has had some legal troubles of late. On Friday (May 22),...

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...

Netizens praise WP’s Png Eng Huat for asking if operators, dorm owners are liable...

Singapore—In Parliament earlier this week, Workers’ Party (WP) Member of Parliament Png Eng Huat asked Manpower Minister Josephine Teo if the owners and operators...

Netizens push back at Tan Chuan-Jin for saying dorm conditions not solely responsible for...

Singapore—Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin said on Thursday (May 7) that the poor living conditions in foreign workers’ dormitories should not be seen as...

From Little India riots to coronavirus: How crises can be a catalyst for reform

Singapore—With 85 percent of the country’s coronavirus cases taking place among migrant workers in dormitories, the living conditions of these workers have become part...

SG’s Ambassador to US responds to Washington Post article on Covid-19 outbreak among migrant...

Singapore—On April 22, the Washington Post published an article entitled “Singapore lost control of its coronavirus outbreak, and migrant workers are the victims,” which...

Ministers defend Gov’t response to Covid-19 outbreak among migrant workers

Singapore—In parliament on Monday (May 4), Ministers Josephine Teo and Gan Kim Yong were quick to defend how the Government has responded to the...

“They are heartless toward foreign workers”– Filipino fast-food server

A Filipino worker at a Singaporean fast-food place was quoted on Saturday (May 2) in Rappler, a local news outfit, as saying that the...
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