Tag: migrant workers in Singapore

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...

Work stopped at 13 construction sites because of fresh Covid-19 cases in dormitory

Singapore — While all foreign worker dormitories had been cleared of Covid-19 as of last Wednesday (Aug 19), and 86 per cent of the...

Migrant worker: Singapore developing at lion’s pace, but our problems are solved at snail’s...

Singapore—A migrant worker took to Facebook on Monday (Aug 24), to air his grievances concerning the difficulties of migrant workers’ lives in the country....

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...

Calvin Cheng labels those calling to end over-reliance on foreign workers in SG as...

Singapore—Former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng, who frequently airs his views on social media, weighed in on the issue of whether or...

Jack Sim makes the case for paying Singaporeans a higher wage for construction jobs

Singapore—Jack Sim, who made a name for himself as the founder of the World Toilet Organization, made a case for paying Singaporeans a higher...

Activists: Could deaths of 5 infected migrant workers be reclassified?

Singapore — Could five migrant workers infected with the coronavirus, but who died of other causes or diseases, be reclassified as having died of...

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...

“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...

Lesson from S’pore’s Covid-19 outbreak: The stone left unturned

Singapore has been receiving much attention for its latest wave of Covid-19 cases —a wave so large that it catapulted the island nation to...
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