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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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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Singapore battles reemergence of covid-19 cases in migrant workers dorms

Singapore battles reemergence of covid-19 cases in migrant workers dorms

There were 63 new Covid-19 cases reported recently in Singapore, taking the total number of cases to 57,229. The nation is battling a reemergence of Covid-19 cases in migrant workers staying in dormitories that had…

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New COVID-19 clusters surface in Singapore’s crowded migrant dormitories

New COVID-19 clusters surface in Singapore’s crowded migrant dormitories

While the city-state had relaxed lockdown rules for much of the population, low paid migrant workers have largely been confined to their cramped accommodations. Nearly 95% of the more than 57,000 coronavirus cases in Singapore…

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Singapore Witnesses Second Bound Of Covid-19 Breakout Amongst Migrant Workers

Singapore Witnesses Second Bound Of Covid-19 Breakout Amongst Migrant Workers

Singapore continues to struggle in containing its Covid-19 cases, especially amongst the migrant working clusters. The virus now seems to have spread to foreign worker dormitories, which were earlier tested to be clear off the…

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Restrictions on migrant workers’ movements highly concerning: Singapore rights groups

Restrictions on migrant workers’ movements highly concerning: Singapore rights groups

The continued restrictions on movement of migrant workers in Singapore in and out of the dormitories has been called out by various migrant worker rights activist groups in Singapore. The groups and rights advocates have…

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Suicide outbreak among migrant workers in Singapore raises questions

Suicide outbreak among migrant workers in Singapore raises questions

Recent series of suicides and attempts of suicides among migrant workers in Singapore has raised concerns over the mental health and wellness of thousands of migrants living in poor conditions in dormitories with low wages…

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Singapore Neglects Migrant Workers In Covid-19 Times

Singapore Neglects Migrant Workers In Covid-19 Times

Thousands of low paid migrant workers in Singapore are now reportedly suffering from mental health issues.  Most of them have been confined to dormitories with low levels of sanitization and airing facilities. There has been…

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