Tag Archives: migrant workers

Chinese workers’ protest: What could have happened?

By Jolovan Wham (HOME) Holding placards and kneeling in the middle of a road outside the Ministry of Manpower building, two migrant Chinese workers were reportedly arrested for protesting over a dispute involving their recruitment agency. In response to queries from the media, a Ministry of Manpower spokesperson said that the couple had approached them for help in obtaining a …

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Comparing abuse of foreign workers with…

Yes, the workers highlighted in Alphonsus’ photo essay blog entry were pitiable, but there are people suffering the world over just because they work illegally and get caught for it. In my sister’s case, she wasn’t even an illegal worker and she was still treated like one.  Joanne Lee, ST reporter

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