Tag Archives: Dormitory

PERPETUAL POOR LIVING CONDITIONS: NO SURPRISE ZIKA VICTIMS WERE CONSTRUCTION WORKERS

Employers pay little attention to the hygiene, safety and cleanliness of workers’ living quarters on construction sites due to the transient nature of their stay there. It is also more convenient and cheaper to house them in these sites than to accommodate them in purpose built dormitories which provide better conditions. In the worst cases, they are made to live in buildings which are still under construction. Inadequate drainage results in pools of stagnant water forming whenever it rains, turning these work sites into breeding grounds for mosquitos. Cases of dengue outbreaks and Chikugunya have been reported before in the past and they usually occur in areas where migrant workers live. Therefore, the latest revelation that the majority of affected victims are migrant construction workers is not surprising.

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TEO SER LUCK: MIGRANT WORKERS PREFER TO SLEEP WITHOUT MATTRESS BECAUSE IT IS MORE COMFY

When Teo Ser Luck visited their sparsely furnished sleeping quarters, he said: "Quite comfy! I learnt that some workers prefer to sleep without a mattress as they are used to it back in their home country. They find it more comfortable and cooler too!" We can't help but wonder when he tried to lie on their bed - which is nothing more than a wooden plank - did he find it comfortable? Or does he sleep on an expensive pocketed coil mattress with luxurious silk bedsheets back at home? Is this another case of Ministers living up in their ivory tower where they think that the poor elderly folks on the street collecting cardboard boxes do it as a form of exercise?

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PRC WORKERS CAUGHT COOKING & EATING CATS IN TAMPINES DORMITORY

So my stepfather has a work project in Tampines dormitory (near Ikea Tampines). One Malay colleague was crying and ran up to him, so my step dad was somewhat curious, went to one of the rooms where those PRC workers liver, he was tormented by what he saw! 3 cats were only left with limbs and head! Apparently body was already munched down their disgusting throats!

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13 foreign workers brawl over cricket match at Kaki Bukit dormitory

Thirteen foreign workers were arrested after a brawl broke out late Tuesday night at a dormitory in Kaki Bukit. Police said they received a call at 11.22pm requesting for assistance. The men are believed to be from India and Bangladesh, and the fight was apparently sparked by a cricket match. Most of the foreign workers said they were sleeping when the fight broke out after a televised cricket match between Bangladesh and the West Indies.

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