SNA - Singapore: Stories of Migrant Workers

Global Voices Online, 14 Dec 2011 The number of foreign workers in Singapore continues to rise but little is known about their working and housing conditions. Curious to know the stories of migrant workers in prosperous Singapore, three interns conceptualized the ‘Made by Migrants’ project and documented the daily activities of construction workers for two weeks...

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cleantechnica.com 18 Dec '11, 12am

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peranakanmuseum.sg 14 Dec '11, 9am

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Singapore employers prefer not to lay off workers and would rather keep them, according to survey

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