Tourists take photos of the Merlion, a Singapore icon, with the Marina Bay Sands in the background. Singapore is among countries with the highest GDP per capita in terms of purchasing power parity, but is also among world leaders on income inequality. Photo: AP

Why Singapore’s migrant workers get a raw deal

  • The administration cares little for its own people, so why would it take better care of migrant workers?
  • Behind Singapore’s prosperity and its welfare schemes lies a serious inequality problem affecting citizens and migrants alike
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Tourists take photos of the Merlion, a Singapore icon, with the Marina Bay Sands in the background. Singapore is among countries with the highest GDP per capita in terms of purchasing power parity, but is also among world leaders on income inequality. Photo: AP
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