Labourers from Bangladesh at a coffee shop in Singapore’s Little India district. Photo: ReutersLabourers from Bangladesh at a coffee shop in Singapore’s Little India district. Photo: Reuters
Labourers from Bangladesh at a coffee shop in Singapore’s Little India district. Photo: Reuters

In rich Singapore, why must migrant workers go hungry?

  • The labourers who build the gleaming skyline made famous in Crazy Rich Asians are paid as little as US$15 a day for 12 hour shifts, meaning they have little choice but to turn to low cost caterers to provide their meals
  • Unfortunately, the food served is often paltry, nutritionally insufficient and sometimes downright rotten

Topic |   Singapore
Labourers from Bangladesh at a coffee shop in Singapore’s Little India district. Photo: ReutersLabourers from Bangladesh at a coffee shop in Singapore’s Little India district. Photo: Reuters
Labourers from Bangladesh at a coffee shop in Singapore’s Little India district. Photo: Reuters
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