According to the Labour Market 2013 released by MOM and the news from The Straits Times, the trends of foreign workers’ development are set out as follows. Continue reading
MH370, one of airplanes of Malaysia airline, lost contact after 2:40 am at Vietnam Time on 8 Mar, 2014. It was carrying 239 passengers from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. According to the news update, there are at least 9 passengers who serve construction industry as Chinese migrant workers in Singapore (Chinese News Net 2014).
Singapore Lian He Zao Bao, Chinese News Net (Chinese News Net 2014) and The Beijing News (The Beijing News 2014) revealed some name list of foreign workers:
Ding Li Jun, 43 years old
Feng Dong, 21 years old
Liu Qiang, 40 years old
Song Kun, 25 years old
Wang Yong Hui, 33 years old
The family members of the passengers on flight MH370 are shocked by this tragedy. For example, the mother of Bian Liang Jin sorrowfully said, ‘I will never let him go if he reaches home safely this time’ (The Beijing News 2014).
Let’s pray for them. Bless them all! Continue reading
We got an email from Mr. Lim regarding to the service of Starhub to workers’ Continue reading. Please refer to the following information. If you are interested in the cooperation, please call him through +65 91477789 or email him through email@example.com.
Westlite, is one of Centurion Corporation Limited brands, develops and manages quality foreign workers accommodations in Singapore. According to the report from Channel NewsAsia (Saifulbahri 2013), Westlite Dormitory had actively organized many activities for the residents in their workers dorms. Continue reading
Mini-mart is one of the commercial amenities in most Singapore dormitories to meet the requirement of allowing workers to cook. Since migrant workers are advised to stay inside dorms after the incident at Little India, minimarts’ business is expected to be benefit from this. Continue reading
We got a letter from Nanyang Technological University in regard to providing Service Learning Project for foreign worker dormitory in Singapore. The information of email and project is set out as follows. Continue reading
This post is about the brief introduction of The Art of Living Foundation. Please refer to the following information. Continue reading
Centurion Corporation Limited (hereinafter to be referred as Centurion) is one of the fast growing dormitory vendors in the region which has been pointed out in our early post ‘the biggest dormitory operator in Malaysia’ and ‘Singapore dormitory’s vendor expands international market’. The recent successful expansion in student accommodation is a great stride of Centurion in the achievement of sustainable competitive advantage. Continue reading
The Singapore Ministry of Manpower released there was 1.29 million foreign workforce on Jun 2013 (Ministry of Manpower Singapore 2013). Construction, industrial manufacturing and engineering, shipping and logistics, and service are top four sectors which recruit foreign workers. The economic blooming in some nations which are the traditional countries supplying workers to Singapore labor market has caused some industries to explore new territories. Continue reading
‘The smell of dorms like garbage with the mixture of dirty sweat and foam smell, plus many cockroaches inside wardrobe and dirty bedsheets…’ is the description of some Foxconn dormitories in China (please see our early post ‘Is Foxconn a bad dormitory’s operator?’). Do you believe the squalid dorms also appeared in ‘garden city’ Singapore? The news on 02 June 2013 of The Straits Times namely ‘MOM crackdown on bug-infested dorms’ (Eugene 2013), revealed the poor living conditions of some foreign workers in Singapore. Continue reading