Tag: migrant workers

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,...

“Pls lah he deserves better than this” — Sympathy for man in back of...

Singapore -- The photo of a man asleep in the back of a truck has been circulating online, drawing sympathy for the daily struggle...
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...

13,000 cannot return to work after employers miss Covid-19 test deadline

Singapore — For the safety of other employees, 13,000 workers have been disallowed from returning to work after they missed a deadline for them...

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...
Parti Liyani, Anil Balchandani (FB screengrab)

Helper acquitted of theft on appeal: AGC, MOM studying whether further action is needed...

Singapore — In the case of a successful appeal against conviction on theft charges by  Indonesian domestic helper Parti Liyani, the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC)...

More migrant workers return to work, while some get exit passes for dorms

Singapore—With two straight days of less than 100 new Covid-19 cases, more and more migrant workers in the country may find life returning to...

Migrant worker found with throat slit after alleged suicide attempt

A migrant worker was found lying on a staircase with his throat slit on August 2. The 36-year-old man slit his own throat in an...

More research needed on the pros and cons of immigration in Singapore

Singapore—In an opinion piece for The Straits Times, NUS Professor Kelvin Seah Kah Cheng writes about the advantages and disadvantages of immigration in Singapore,...

Activist says calls for Josephine Teo to step down have been continuous

Singapore—Migrants’ rights activits Kokila Annamalai wrote in a Facebook post on Wednesday (July 15) that she has seen continued calls for Manpower Minister Josephine...
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