Indonesian domestic workers Sofia Marsudin, 49, and Sadiam Sadin, 47, enjoy a Sunday picnic. For many foreign workers in Singapore, it is difficult to find a safe and comfortable space to spend their day off. Photo: Kok Xinghui

Singapore’s migrant workers just want a safe space to gather on their day off

  • A crash at Lucky Plaza, in which two Filipino domestic workers sitting on the pavement were killed, has highlighted the lack of social spaces
  • These workers, who make roughly S$700 (US$518) a month and send the bulk of it home, cannot afford to sit in cafes where a cup of coffee costs S$6 (US$4)
Topic |   Singapore

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Indonesian domestic workers Sofia Marsudin, 49, and Sadiam Sadin, 47, enjoy a Sunday picnic. For many foreign workers in Singapore, it is difficult to find a safe and comfortable space to spend their day off. Photo: Kok Xinghui
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