Migrant workers sit outside their rooms at Punggol S11 dormitory, during the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore. Photo: Reuters Migrant workers sit outside their rooms at Punggol S11 dormitory, during the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore. Photo: Reuters
Migrant workers sit outside their rooms at Punggol S11 dormitory, during the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore. Photo: Reuters
SCMP Editorial
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Opinion

SCMP Editorial

Virus reveals mistakes Singapore has made with migrant workers

  • Island nation’s initial strategy against Covid-19 worked and was widely praised, but it overlooked the cramped conditions in which imported labour live

Migrant workers sit outside their rooms at Punggol S11 dormitory, during the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore. Photo: Reuters Migrant workers sit outside their rooms at Punggol S11 dormitory, during the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore. Photo: Reuters
Migrant workers sit outside their rooms at Punggol S11 dormitory, during the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore. Photo: Reuters
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