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In a media statement dated 13 April 2020 (links to short version and long version) we pointed out that an entire section of the Ministry of Manpower's Advisory on salary and leave arrangements during Circuit Breaker was not only unclear, but seemed to bless salary reductions for foreign
The increase in cases in quarantined and non-quarantined dorms are compared in this article, It is clearly worse in non-quarantined dorms. Why is that so?
Moving foreign workers out of crowded dorms is imperative, but slow action is probably traceable to mental blocks among policy-makers. Due to obstinacy, how bad can things get? Very bad.
When a worker is infected with Covid-19, it is surprising that none of his room-mates are immediately tested, and this raises big questions about Singapore's testing capability and the overall strategy.
Three days after TWC2 issued a media statement touching on the incompatibility between cash payment of salaries and quarantine, MOM issued a directive requiring electronic payment. But what new chaos await us as this is hastily implemented?