We got an email from Mr. Lim regarding to the service of Starhub to workers’. Please refer to the following information. If you are interested in the cooperation, please call him through +65 91477789 or email him through firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘With recent initiative and request from relevant Authorities to bring entertainment to entice workers;
StarHub would like to engage prospect/ current Dormitories and Hostels to provide essential entertainment like Pay TV and Internet for the tenants.
We hoped to have a joint collaboration with the owners to work out solutions, main objective is to encourage tenants to stay-in on their rest day.
With these entertainment in place, tenant will have their leisure time well-spent and things that they can relate to after a day work.
For a start, we would like to engage the owners when they put up a request for their new projects at the DASL.
Hence we will appreciate that you can route us to the person/department whom is in-charge of these application.’
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. (more…)
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. (more…)
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. (more…)
This post is about the brief introduction of The Art of Living Foundation. Please refer to the following information. (more…)
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. (more…)
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. (more…)
‘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. (more…)
Where do we house foreign workers in Singapore? A place of their own allocated in the industrial area or a place close to main estate of locals? The total foreign workforce (excluding foreign domestic workers) is 1,058,700 (till Dec 2012) (Ministry of Manpower 2013). Let us look at the current supply of commercial foreign worker dormitories in Singapore, less than 0.2 million beds. Here is the question: Where do we find more beds for foreign workers? To arrange foreign workers in close offshore island was one of solutions being proposed by National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan recently (Channel News Asia 2013). (more…)
After acquiring two more dormitories on March 2013, one of fastest growing dormitory vendors in Singapore, Centurion Corporation Limited (hereinafter referred to as Centurion) is increasing its penetration into Malaysia dormitory market. With holding 20,200 beds in Malaysian market, it is undoubtedly that Centurion has become the biggest dormitory operator in Malaysia. (more…)