18 Jul '12, 2pm

From miyagi.sg: Help The Workers Who Help Build Our Country #circlelinetragedy

It is a tragic day today with two work­ers dead and sev­eral oth­ers injured in a scaf­fold­ing col­lapse at an MRT sta­tion con­struc­tion site. It is also a time to spare a thought for the thou­sands of migrant work­ers who do these tough, low-paying and some­times dan­ger­ous jobs build­ing our country’s infrastructure. For as long as Sin­ga­pore has been around, we’ve been depen­dent on migrant work­ers — We founded this coun­try on Indian coolies work­ing on the docks and the Sam­sui women on our roads and build­ings in the 19th to 20th Centuries. And before K-Pop and Korean movie stars, we imported Korean con­struc­tion work­ers, who together with their Thai coun­ter­parts, built Raf­fles City, Marina Square and every other major con­struc­tion project in the 1980s. We owe a debt to them because they are doing our national service. This after­noon some of my friends ...

Full article: http://miyagi.sg/2012/07/help-the-workers-who-help-build-...

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