Here's the second of our monthly summaries about Covid-19 related numbers and milestones, gleaned from media and government statements.
Throughout the Covid-19 lockdown, Kader was almost continuously on the phone. Here's a glimpse of a migrant worker's use of technology.
We have kept hundreds of thousands of workers in captivity for nearly six months. This is inhuman. Numbers of Covid-19 cases don't justify this anymore.
Here's the first of our monthly summaries about Covid-19 related numbers and milestones, gleaned from media and government statements.
Injured workers who need to attend hospital follow-ups get caught in overly-strict rules about leaving their dorms for appointments. They might miss their doctor dates.
Covid-19 will continue to appear repeatedly. If each time we see a cluster, we shut down thousands of workers, the economic cost will be very great.
Head of Covid-19 Task Force Lawrence Wong says salaries should be paid. MOM says no need to pay.
How four workers have been affected by the suspension of many actvities during the Covid-19 lockdown from early April to early June 2020.
Recently, journalists doing follow-up stories about Covid-19 have been reaching us with similar questions. For convenience, we will put our responses here.
The general community is "saved" from Covid-19 only because migrant workers are made to pay the price for us: severe confinement, never mind mental wellbeing and medical complications.