Tag: migrant workers

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,...

“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...