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Josephine Teo explains 3-pronged approach to containing coronavirus outbreak in foreign workers’ dormitories

Singapore—Manpower Minister Josephine Teo took to Facebook to outline what MOM is doing to address the issue of the Covid-19 outbreak in foreign workers’...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for April 17, 2020

As of 8 am, April 17, 2020: World count  There are now 2,138,763 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of cases, with...

Covid-19 outbreak in foreign workers’ dorms, most Singaporeans show compassion with a few exceptions

Singapore—On the Facebook page “The Straits Times Comment Section,” which is not connected to The Straits Times (ST), a post about the lack of...

Writer Sudhir T Vadaketh speaks about Singapore’s attitude towards migrant workers in “Twilight of...

Singapore—While the rapid rise in coronavirus cases among foreign workers, as well as their poor and overcrowded living conditions, have been much in the...

Real lessons from Covid-19: Singaporeans must embrace diversity—Donald Low

Singapore—Much has been written about how Singapore has become the world’s cautionary tale, and how the “gold standard” of how to tackle the crisis...

Gold standard no more? Singapore’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak begins to tarnish

Singapore—Once considered the “gold standard” by many nations for its measures to address the coronavirus outbreak, the Singaporean Government is now facing criticism due...

Singapore experts weigh in on the Covid-19 situation

Singapore – Professors and Research Associates from Singapore’s top universities have shared their insights on the Covid-19 pandemic based on their respective fields of...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for April 10, 2020

As of 8 am, April 10, 2020: World Count There are now 1,579,690 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 in 176 countries. The United States has the highest number...

Video of workers crammed in Punggol Dormitory circulates

A video taken of the workers crammed in to supposedly the S11 Dormitory @ Punggol made its way round the internet yesterday (Apr 7). In...

Josephine Teo promises to raise standards in foreign workers’ dormitories after Covid-19 crisis

Singapore—On the same day that a story was published in The Straits Times (ST) showing the poor living conditions at a foreign workers’ dormitory,...
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