Tag: foreign workers in Singapore

MOM says retrenched employees at RWS mostly foreigners

Singapore—In a statement on Thursday (Aug 6), the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said that the majority of the retrenched employees at Resorts World Sentosa...

Dorms at sea for foreign workers: Old idea refloated

Singapore – Members of the online community have commented on a refloated suggestion to have offshore housing for foreign workers, with many highlighting underlying...

Video goes viral: Foreign worker not satisfied with rice and veggies

Singapore – A video of a foreign worker saying that his meal was not edible has gone viral on social media, with netizens commenting...

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...

How Singapore became the world’s coronavirus cautionary tale

Singapore—From receiving praise for being the ‘gold standard’ to sounding alarm bells over the rising number of confirmed coronavirus cases among foreign workers has...

“This too shall pass,” – Indian Superstar Rajinikanth’s Tamil New Year message to foreign...

Singapore— Rajinikanth, one of the superstars of the Indian film industry, sent a message of support to the foreign workers in Singapore, many of...

Hot topic: Who should foot the bill for foreign workers’ needs?

Singapore—The issue of the poor living conditions of Singapore’s migrant workers has featured prominently in the news of late, especially since a vast majority...

Foreign workers under quarantine in dorms now getting better food

Singapore — The food served to foreign workers under quarantine in dormitories had  improved considerably on Thursday (April 9) over that of the previous...

S’pore will take care of Bangladeshi workers during Covid-19

Amidst the recent surge of Covid-19 cases among foreign workers in Singapore, Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan has assured Bangladeshi Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen that...

Tommy Koh: The way Singapore treats its foreign workers is not First World but...

 Singapore—Retired diplomat Tommy Koh, who made some irate last year with the comment that ‘Singapore is a first world nation with third world citizens,’...
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