A 17-year-old had to choose between furthering his education or becoming a migrant worker. After five years, has it turned out well?
We speak to two migrant workers frm India and asked them about their first training course. How things have changed... and perhaps for the worse.
What led Ziaur to overstay? How individual decisions are shaped by policy and how misguided policy imposes costs on the State itself.
We dip our toes into this issue of information, attitudes and misinformation towards vaccination among migrant workers, through this quick chat with seven men.
Sanowar, who has been in Singapore a long time, tells TWC2 how he had to pay for his job and for subsequent Work Permit renewals. It's illegal but it happens.
As soon as the lockdown was lifted, Azom's employer reverted from electronic payment of salary to cash. What was the motive?
Filing an injury claim sometimes precipitates a salary problem as well. Arzu's case shows why. He also tells us about the supervisor and employer taking kickbacks.
In a split second, a worker's life is turned upside down. It is too easy for employers to simply abandon their injured workers.
Some workers feel confident that they can handle their salary claims on their own, declining help and advice from us. We respect their decision.
Adnan spent 21 jobless months waiting for his injury claim to conclude. And then had to go home rather than be free to find a new job. Is this good policy?