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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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    Post criticism Singapore to build improved dormitories for Migrant workers

    Post criticism Singapore to build improved dormitories for Migrant workers

    Post a series of criticism and backlash by Human Rights advocates and Migrant activists over living conditions of foreign workers in cramped spaces, Singapore government has decided to build updated dormitories for the migrant workers.…

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    Singapore industries fear business losses with reduced migrant workforce

    Singapore industries fear business losses with reduced migrant workforce

    Singapore industries and business fear that loss in business opportunities and hiked prices might be looming if the migrant worker population decreases in the country. The foreign workers make the majority of workforce (almost 90%)…

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    Singapore to Lift Restrictions on Migrant Workers from June

    Singapore to Lift Restrictions on Migrant Workers from June

    Singapore has decided to lift the restrictions on migrant workers starting June. These restrictions were put in place aiming to control coronavirus infection spread. A senior minister has asked the public not to be alarmed…

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    Singapore hasn’t minimized testing migrant workers in dormitories, says Gan Kim Yong

    Singapore hasn’t minimized testing migrant workers in dormitories, says Gan Kim Yong

    Many health experts have lately criticized the Singapore government for decreasing the number of tests done on migrant laborers lessened in the dormitory. However, Gan Kim Yong reassured on 27 April that the testing capacity…