Pray for missing airplane MH370

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:

Bian Liang Jin, 27 years oldcandle heart 300x199 Pray for missing airplane MH370

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

Centurion Corporation Limited acquires a student accommodation in Australia

RMIT Village 300x225 Centurion Corporation Limited acquires a student accommodation in Australia

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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

Foreign workers from new territories

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

Bug-infested dorms were cracked down

‘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

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