Migrants, most of them low-paid, are an essential component of Singapore’s workforce but often underappreciated, something the first Singapore Global Migrant Festival this month hopes to put right. Photo: Alamy

Singapore’s first migrant festival – can it foster understanding, as organiser hopes?

  • Migrant workers are an essential part of Singapore’s workforce but don’t really have a voice
  • Organiser of two-day festival hopes it will educate Singaporeans about migrants, a million of whom toil there, and inspire compassion in them
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Migrants, most of them low-paid, are an essential component of Singapore’s workforce but often underappreciated, something the first Singapore Global Migrant Festival this month hopes to put right. Photo: Alamy
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