Tag: migrant workers

Migrant worker helps visually impaired senior cross the street at AMK

Singapore—In today’s jaded world, it’s easy to find news that angers or upsets us, and therefore good news of people’s kind acts never fails...

Why are migrant workers in dorms still under strict control?

Singapore— With more restrictions relaxed, life for many Singaporeans is almost like it used to be before the pandemic, but not for the migrant...

Netizens praise man for guiding disabled elderly woman

Singapore—Showing kindness, no matter in what way, shape, or form, can go a long way, as one woman recently witnessed. She saw a foreign worker...

PM Lee only leader who promised to give migrant workers same access to health...

Singapore—Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, the country’s Foreign Affairs Minister, was interviewed on CNBC Asia's Squawk Box Asia on December 17 to further discuss Singapore’s plans...

Phase 3 of reopening: NYT article on status of migrant workers called “sanctimonious”

Singapore — When a country is being criticised, the reactions from its citizens can be very different. On Thursday (Dec 17), the New York Times...

Advocate questions why migrant workers are still facing restrictions

Singapore—Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced on Monday (Dec 14) that the country will be entering Phase 3 of reopening by Dec 28, which...

Anchorvale resident tells Jamus Lim, “Cost of living rises faster than salaries” in construction

Singapore—Jobs, as well as the presence of migrant workers, are important issues for many Singaporeans, especially now, as the country seeks to recover from...

Poor quality food: Should Govt subsidise meals of migrant workers?

Singapore — There has been much attention this year on the living conditions of the country’s migrant workers, especially those in low-wage jobs, given...

Toward ending the ‘pandemic of inequality’? Restrictions eased for migrant workers in dorms

Singapore—More restrictions on migrant workers living in dormitories will be eased starting from Oct 31, as those who test negative for Covid-19 will be...

No suicidal tendencies noted in covid-positive migrant worker: Coroner

Singapore—Covid-stricken migrant worker Mr Alagu Periyakarrupan, 46, from India did not have suicidal tendencies, says the coroner. He was found dead on April 23, 2020,...
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