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Would you share this toilet with 20 people?

By Jolovan Wham “This is where we do our business”, explained Rafiqul Islam (not his real name), as he led me down a flight of steps into a a small makeshift shack covered by a flimsy blue plastic canvas. For the past year, approximately 20 workers from South Asia and China live in this construction work site with only one …

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A raw deal

By Andrew Loh [Some of the workers crowding in TWC2 office on 20 November. The workers came in batches over several days due to space and manpower limitations in TWC2’s small office.] Menton Technologies was in the news in July when the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) ordered it to pay more than $300,000 it owed to 112 of its workers …

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