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BEDOK DOUBLE MURDER MAID WILL NOT BE SENT BACK TO SG

This will represent a second high profile case in Singapore of two foreigners committing major crimes here and then running away to another country. The first was the Standard Chartered bank robbery, where a Canadian man is held in Thailand for the crime. In both cases, the suspects have been arrested, but chances of them facing sentencing in Singapore are slim. Does this represent failure for Singapore authorities?

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MAID SUSPECTED OF BEDOK RESERVOIR DOUBLE MURDER FLED TO INDONESIA

The maid suspected in the double murder case in Bedok Reservoir, in which two elderly couples were found dead in separate areas of their house, is believed to have fled Singapore for an Indonesian Island. The couple were found and pronounced dead on Wednesday afternoon. Media reports stated that the maid is a suspect in the murder case, and she had been living with the couple for about a month. She was believed to have fled via the Harbourfront Centre on Wednesday, buying a ticket for the first available boats out. Based on information on the Singapore Cruise website, ferries were available to two Indonesian destinations: Batam or Tanjung Balai on Great Karimun Island.

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FOREIGN DOMESTIC WORKERS IN S’PORE SHOULD BE GIVEN THE RIGHT TO FAST DURING RAMADAN

We have been taught to always respect other religions yet it is very upsetting to know not everyone is practising this. It is very common for Singapore households to have a FDW to help out in their homes. Most of these FDWs come from Indonesia, Phillipines, Myanmar & India. Employers have always been told to treat their FDW well but during this holy month of Ramadan it is very surprising to see employers not being very open to their muslim FDWs keeping a fast.

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ANOTHER WOMAN CLAIMS MAID HAS SKIN ALLERGY, RELUCTANT TO BEAR COST TO SEND HER BACK

Another reader also complained about her maid's skin allergy and said the agency should have detected it earlier. She is reluctant to bear the cost of sending her maid back. What do you think? We have encountered the similar situation. Within 3 mths, our maid developed skin rashes on her hand..doctor said its likely eczema and she has the tendency to skin allergies, meaning, its is hereditary. It is very unhygienic with small baby at home. We can't ask her to handle baby and cook. And to incur all the costs again for sending her back and paper work for new one. its too much. Howcome this tendency was not detected during initial medical exam - are our GPs or the blood test not capable to detect such skin conditions. Priya A.S.S. Contributor

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WOMAN CLAIMS MAID HAS SKIN ALLERGY, INSISTS AGENCY IS RESPONSIBLE FOR IT

I have FDW now few months after three months she had some skin allergy and we found doctor has given her eczema medicine . We thought this is one time but then she had this problem continuously and condition is very unhygienic ! While asking agency they said nothing was visible so they not responsible ! We as a employer responsible because MOm guideline , but one of paper I found the test which recommended to carry when they arrive and its means that test of skin allergy not done ! To send her back arrange replacement and hassle all responsibility is of employer, whereas MOm classified this as chronic disease.

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