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Joyless Joylicious, part 1

April 26th, 2020|

Twenty roommates of a migrant worker were locked inside a room after the worker fell ill with Covid-19. The room was locked from the outside. The story (parts 1 to 3) recounts our efforts to free them from criminal confinement, and the battles we had to fight even after we succeeded.

Show and tell in Berlin

March 11th, 2020|

Lei Yuan Bin's film shown at the Berlinale raises international awareness of the migrant worker situation in Singapore. We were there to take questions at five post-show Q&As

Cool beans, hot coffee

September 20th, 2019|

Eight men under TWC2's care are introduced to a new career possibility: baristas, courtesy of The Coffee Roasters Cafe.

Evacuate! Fire in our building

September 6th, 2019|

A smallish fire broke out at Golden Mile Complex, where TWC2's main office is located, on 5 September 2019. We didn't suffer any damage.

Some days the skies are clear and problems float away

December 8th, 2018|

"Migrant workers volunteer to clean Pasir Ris beach on Saturday" said the headline in the Straits Times, 17 October 2018. Indeed, that's what a large group of TWC2 clients did, led by Irene Ong and Marcel Bandur, joint leaders of our Discover Singapore team. This team organises activities for the