Tag Archives: Foreign Worker

Bangladeshi Worker Cheated By Employer, Posted Heartfelt Video To Thank S’poreans For Helping To Crowdfund For His Debts

Bangladeshi worker Rajib borrowed $8000 to come to Singapore in hopes of finding a job to feed his family. However, his dream was crushed when he realized that his employer had cheated him. Things got worse when he was slapped with a police report for something he did not commit. Thankfully, Singaporeans have started a crowdfunding campaign for him and he will soon be settling his debts. He thanked Singaporeans for their kind gesture in a heartfelt video.

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FOREIGN WORKER REMINDS S’PORE MAN THE IMPORTANCE OF PRAYER AS A MUSLIM

Just a story i want to share in this holy month that i experience today. Today at work a colleague of mine Ali who is a bangladeshi citizen reminded me something that i left and forgotten upon the must of doing prayer as a muslim!! And i can't even remember when the last i did my prayer? This brother of mine, from day 1 i entered this company will always ask me to do prayer with him but i always will give him reason later i do.

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CUT FOREIGN WORKERS IN CONSTRUCTION? HOW ABOUT IT? SAVE S’POREANS FROM EXTINCTION

I refer to the article “BCA seeks to cut number of foreign workers” About 300,000 foreign workers are employed in the construction sector. “We aim to do that – to cut it down by 20 to 30 per cent… Whoever is left… will be the higher-skilled workers,” said Dr Keung. I would like to applaud Dr Keung for what I believe is the first ever major initiative to reduce foreign workers in a sector. As I understand that the bulk of the rank-and-file workers in construction are non-Singaporeans – what is arguably even more urgent is to reduce the foreign workers in the IT sector, as anecdotally Singaporean PMETs are the most affected in this sector.

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BANGLA FALLS 19 STORIES TO DEATH @ MARINA ONE CONSTRUCTION

A 21 year-old Bangladeshi worker with Hyundai Engineering & Construction fell to a brutal death this morning at about 11AM at the Marina One construction site in Marina South. The main construction companies involved in the project are Hyundai Engineering & Construction and GS Engineering and Construction.

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