By the time many labourers sit down to eat, their packed lunch has been left outside for hours. Photo: Olyvia Lim By the time many labourers sit down to eat, their packed lunch has been left outside for hours. Photo: Olyvia Lim
By the time many labourers sit down to eat, their packed lunch has been left outside for hours. Photo: Olyvia Lim
Singapore

Rancid US$1 curry: should Singapore swallow cost of migrant workers’ meals?

  • With salaries for Bangladeshi and Indian migrant workers hovering around US$500 a month, most go for the cheapest – not the healthiest – food option
  • If workers can’t afford to eat properly, do caterers, employers or the government have the ability – and appetite – to help?

Topic |   Singapore
By the time many labourers sit down to eat, their packed lunch has been left outside for hours. Photo: Olyvia Lim By the time many labourers sit down to eat, their packed lunch has been left outside for hours. Photo: Olyvia Lim
By the time many labourers sit down to eat, their packed lunch has been left outside for hours. Photo: Olyvia Lim
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