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Covid-19 & migrant workers one year on: Rights groups warn SG will suffer in...

Singapore—Migrant workers became the face of Singapore’s pandemic fight last year, when over 90 per cent of the country’s infections were found among workers...

Amid stricter Phase 2 measures, some maids forced to work on rest days with...

Singapore – Amid the Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) period where members of the public are urged to minimise interactions to prevent the transmission of...

HOME tells employers that maids should not be forced to work for free during...

Singapore—After The Straits Times reported on Friday (May 28) that some domestic helpers are working for free on their rest days during this period of...

After a 4-year court battle, Parti Liyani flies home to Indonesia

Singapore — Ms Parti Liyani, the domestic helper whose acquittal on appeal of theft made headlines last year, flew home to Indonesia on Wednesday...

Another maid acquitted of theft on appeal, barely 2 months after Parti Liyani

Singapore — After the acquittal on appeal barely 2 months ago of Indonesian domestic helper Parti Liyani in a high-profile case, another maid has...

Parti Liyani case highlights need for better access to legal aid for migrant workers

Singapore — The case of Ms Parti Liyani, the domestic helper from Indonesia whose conviction for theft was overturned on appeal earlier this month,...
Parti Liyani, Anil Balchandani (FB screengrab)

Defence lawyer in acquitted maid case, “We had to convince the judge, look, why...

Singapore—In a video interview, Anil Balchandani, the lawyer of acquitted domestic helper Parti Liyani, talked about the uphill battle he faced in mounting her...
Parti Liyani, Anil Balchandani (FB screengrab)

Latest on video: Parti Liyani lawyer on why he took on the case

Singapore – Lawyer Anil Balchandani has explained why he took on the case of Indonesian domestic helper Parti Liyani even though all the odds...

Crowdfunding raises over S$28,000 for Indonesian helper wrongfully convicted of stealing from CAG chairman

Singapore—A crowdfunding campaign has raised over S$28,000 for Parti Liyani, the domestic helper from Indonesia whose 2019 conviction for stealing from her former employer...

Lawyer who appealed successfully for Indonesian helper says there are many others like her

Singapore — The lawyer who appealed successfully against the conviction of Indonesian domestic helper Parti Liyani has been praised not only by the judge...
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