Origin of worker: Sri Lanka

7 10, 2017

A mookata waiter’s tale

2019-08-30T16:31:30+08:00October 7th, 2017|Articles, Stories|

File picture. Does not depict the restaurant in the article. By Liang Lei, based on an interview in July 2017 The raid came. Subbas was on duty that night, and he was arrested. His luck had run out. He would spend a month in jail and, tied to a medieval rack, receive three

24 11, 2015

A Sri Lankan’s story – the blurry line between exploitation and trafficking

2019-08-30T16:32:22+08:00November 24th, 2015|Articles, Facts, research, analysis, Stories|

Transient Workers Count Too sees a relatively small number of Sri Lankans in the course of our work. There are far fewer of them in Singapore compared to Indians and Bangladeshis. Sri Lankans are an approved source for domestic work, construction and marine sectors, but except for women in the former, TWC2 can't recall seeing

5 12, 2013

Sri Lankan and Filipino construction workers coming soon

2019-08-30T16:34:14+08:00December 5th, 2013|News, News Flash|

The Straits Times reported, 22 August 2013, that Singapore is looking to Sri Lanka and the Philippines as regular sources of construction workers. "The first 20 Sri Lankan construction workers who were trained at a Building and Construction Authority (BCA) approved training centre in Colombo will arrive in Singapore next Friday, bringing some relief to

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