Tag Archives: Migrant

S’PORE IS PROSPERING OFF THE BACKS OF POOR NATIONS?

From Singapore's perspective, migrant workers are easy to employ or drop at will. But for the worker, this leaves him in a painfully difficult situation – often much worse off than he was before. It's yet another way rich nations benefit off the backs of poorer ones. Until we acknowledge and address global inequality, all talk about wanting to "prosper together as a region" is just lip service.

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AUSTRALIA INTRODUCE COE SYSTEM TO CONTROL FLOW OF FOREIGN IMMIGRANTS

Migrants wanting to come to Australia could be chosen based on how much they can pay rather than what skills they offer under a proposal the Productivity Commission is considering. The first option includes setting a price, with the size of the intake dictated by demand. The second involves setting a cap on the intake and allowing demand to determine the price of entry.

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