Singapore's relationship with migrant workers: It's complicated?
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Singapore's relationship with migrant workers: It's complicated?(Updated: )
In the midst of Singapore's battle against COVID-19, the Government has announced plans to construct new migrant worker dormitories and repurpose unused sites, with some potentially close to residential areas. Just how has COVID-19 furthered the discussion on Singapore’s approach to migrant worker welfare? Are Singaporeans ready to welcome them into our neighbourhoods? Lin Suling speaks to Gillian Koh, Deputy Director (Research) of IPS and Michael Cheah, Executive Director of HealthServe.