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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    ‘Filipino infestation in Singapore’ blog sparks embassy call for probe

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 04:14pm by AP

    ... policies. At an anti-immigration rally last month, protesters claimed foreigners were stealing jobs from Singaporeans. In December, mostly Indian guest workers rioted in the worst unrest in decades after an Indian worker was hit and killed by a bus driven by a Singaporean. Cars were torched and 18 people hurt. Tens of thousands of Filipinos working in Singapore this month abandoned plans ...

  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore activists warn of surging xenophobia as foreigners take the blame for social ills

    Posted May 28th 2014, 03:07pm

    ... triggered by the death of an Indian worker in a road accident. Western expatriates seen to have behaved arrogantly have also been denounced by Singaporeans. One wealthy British man was forced ... per cent Malay and 9 per cent Indian, with the rest made up of other immigrant groups. ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore charges 24 Indian workers for rioting

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 02:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore The 24 Indian workers face jail terms of up to seven years plus caning for taking part in the city-state’s first riot in more than 40 years Singapore on Tuesday filed charges against 24 Indian nationals who allegedly took part in its first riot for over 40 years, as officials and activists warned against inciting racial hatred over the incident. ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore deports South Asian workers involved in riot

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 09:01pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... – 52 Indians and one Bangladeshi – and pursuing criminal charges against 28 others for their role in the December 8 rampage. The rare riot left 39 persons, including police officers, injured and 25 vehicles damaged or burnt. It was triggered after an Indian construction worker was fatally hit by a bus in a district known as Little India, where tens of thousands of South Asian ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Thousands questioned in widening crackdown after Singapore riot

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 05:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Three more Indian nationals charged in court as police question nearly 4,000 foreign workers Singapore police have questioned nearly 4,000 foreign workers in a widening crackdown following the city-state’s first riot in more than 40 years, officials confirmed on Wednesday. Three more Indian nationals were charged in court on Wednesday with rioting, ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore to deport South Asian workers involved in riot

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 08:30pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... drive its economic growth. The rampage, which erupted after an Indian man was killed by a bus in a district known as Little India, saw 39 people injured, including police officers, and 25 vehicles destroyed. Fifty-two of the 53 men being deported are Indian nationals and one is a Bangladeshi, said police commissioner Ng Joo Hee. They were hauled up on Tuesday morning ...

  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore workers Asia's unhappiest and most want to quit jobs: survey

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:26pm by Reuters

    ... culture, difficult bosses and being asked to do more with less. Hong Kong workers were second only to Singapore in terms of their lack of motivation (22 per cent). Indian workers were the happiest ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore leader Lee Hsien Loong calls for restraint after riot

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 09:49pm by AP

    ... The disorder involved mostly Indian guest workers and broke out in the Little India district on Sunday night after an Indian worker was hit and killed by a bus driven by a Singaporean. Cars were ... conditions.” Little India attracts thousands of South Asia workers on Sundays, when they eat, shop and drink together. Police said Indian citizens comprised 24 of the 27 people arrested so far, while ...

  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Lee Hsien Loong orders inquiry after Singapore's first riot in four decades

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 02:21am by AFP

    ... on Sunday night, triggered when an Indian construction worker was struck and killed by a private bus in the Little India district, left the nation questioning the causes behind the violence. Last ... arrested, 24 are Indian, two Bangladeshis and one other is a Singapore resident. Analysts played down suggestions that the riot, which was brought under control by police commandoes, could ...

  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore bans drinking in Little India riot zone

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 08:40pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Indian nationals have so far been charged with rioting for their involvement and face up to seven years in jail and caning. The riot erupted after an Indian construction worker was struck ...




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