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Legislative reform could improve foreign workers' lives: NGOs

Posted by jacobo 22 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE: Legislative reform could play a role in improving the lives of foreign workers in Singapore, say social activists and industry players.

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Inappropriate display of foreign domestic workers "unacceptable": MOM

Posted by jacobo 21 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) says inappropriate display of foreign domestic workers at employment agencies in Singapore, or advertising them as being "available for hire at cheap or discounted prices", are "unacceptable" practices.

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Go beyond COI’s recommendations to better protect foreign workers: HOME

Posted by jacobo 21 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE — The Republic needs to go beyond the recommendations laid out by the Committee of Inquiry (COI) that looked into the Little India riot if it wants to fully realise the rights of foreign workers, said the Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics (HOME) yesterday.

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Singapore’s manpower ministry belies ‘discount maids’ report

Posted by jacobo 19 days ago Singapore

Singapore's Ministry on Manpower (MOM) has belied reports that foreign domestic helpers, including Filipinos, are being “peddled” in malls there at discount prices.

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Singapore’s manpower ministry belies ‘discount maids’ report | Pinoy Abroad | GMA News Online

Posted by jaypee 19 days ago Singapore
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Singapore's Ministry on Manpower (MOM) has belied reports that foreign domestic helpers, including Filipinos, are being “peddled” in malls there at discount prices.

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Singapore denies maid ‘sale’

Posted by jacobo 17 days ago Singapore
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Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has denied media reports that domestic workers from the Philippines, Indonesia and Burma (Myanmar) were being “displayed” in malls in the city-state and made “available for hire at cheap or discounted prices.”

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Singapore Announces Plan to Manage Foreign Workers

Posted by jacobo 15 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE: Singapore today spelt out a two-pronged approach to manage foreign workers that included reducing the reliance on low-cost labour to avoid a situation like the December 8 riot involving migrant workers from South Asia.

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‘Live-training’ concerns put Singapore maid agencies under spotlight

Posted by jacobo 15 days ago Singapore
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Following a recent report published by Al Jazeera on June 27, the Filipino government has taken steps to protect the welfare of its domestic workers in Singapore.

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