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Health and living conditions of migrant workers ignored in Singapore

Health and living conditions of migrant workers ignored in Singapore

Singapore – Chaos and neglect is seen at the newly built foreign worker dormitory in Jurong. Residents and children are seen living in poor conditions and a lack of timely access to medical help for…

Migrant workers
Why Wealthy Nations Need To Take Onus Of Their Migrant Assets?

Why Wealthy Nations Need To Take Onus Of Their Migrant Assets?

United Nations – A CNBC report claims that literally 5 percent of global workforce comprises migrant workers and that wealthy nations are highly dependent on them for their economies to thrive. Currently, the world has…

Migrant workers
Singapore Migrant Workers Start To Prioritize Mental Health Issues Post Covid19

Singapore Migrant Workers Start To Prioritize Mental Health Issues Post Covid19

Singapore – Like most of the world remains unaware of mental health issues, migrant workers in Singapore are worst effected due to being marooned away from home and hit by economic crises too. In order…

Labour rights
Asian Governments India, China and Singapore on providing basic insurance to Gig Economy

Asian Governments India, China and Singapore on providing basic insurance to Gig Economy

China – Keeping in mind the welfare and economic status of gig workers in Asian countries, China, India and Singapore. In July Chinese regulators ordered online platforms to ensure delivery riders earn above the minimum…

Migrant workers
No respite for Singapore migrant workers as pandemic continues to increase their plight

No respite for Singapore migrant workers as pandemic continues to increase their plight

Singapore – Singapore’s foreign workers are desperate to get any respite from Covid-19 restrictions but the continuing pandemic continues to fuel their plight with confinements and protocols. Since the pandemic struck, many foreign workers and…

Human rights
Migrant workers of Singapore to still live under perpetual state of lockdown

Migrant workers of Singapore to still live under perpetual state of lockdown

Only 60 people in Singapore have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic first emerged, and 82 percent of its population is now fully vaccinated against the disease. However, to be cautious, Singapore Government has still…

Migrant workers
South Asia battles with Covid recovery due to its flawed low-wage labor model for migrant workers

South Asia battles with Covid recovery due to its flawed low-wage labor model for migrant workers

South Asian nations have been battling with economic recovery even months after the onset of Covid pandemic, not only due to their weak health infrastructure, but also due to their abusive treatment towards migrant labourers,…

Embassies
Panama Embassy digitalises its maritime services, launched its first online portal

Panama Embassy digitalises its maritime services, launched its first online portal

In a radical move, keeping in mind the need of the hour, Panama embassy launched its first official online portal. It was joint project between the Panama Embassy in Singapore and Marine Online (S) Pte…

Migrant workers
Singapore gradually ease restrictions on migrant workers

Singapore gradually ease restrictions on migrant workers

Migrant workers in dormitories in Singapore can now use shared cuisine facilities to prepare their food on vacation days, on top of receiving regular meals provided by their employers on workdays. They can also use…

Embassies
Indonesian embassy urges Singapore to probe worker’s abuse

Indonesian embassy urges Singapore to probe worker’s abuse

The Indonesian Embassy in Singapore has called on the Singaporean government to take action in a report of alleged violence against an Indonesian worker in the country. This development has come in light of a…

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