Tag Archives: work permit

MOM Officers Caught FDW Doing Sales From Her Online Business

A netizen posted photographs showing MOM staff confronting an unknown female who was said to be a Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW). The netizen said that the MOM officers had caught the FDW doing distribution for her online fashion business. This incident happened on 4 October 11.30am in front of Tangs Orchard.

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Social Distancing And Retaining 890,400 Foreign Workers Is Self Contradictory Objectives

Singapore is already tiny and over-congested. Yet the gahmen encourages companies to keep the 890,400* Work Permit and S-Pass workers by offering levy waiver. Then now our SAF, SPF, MOM officers being used as butlers, security and food servers to these foreign workforce. Then the gahmen want to practice 'social distancing'. Keeping the foreign workforce and maintaining social distancing are mutually exclusive ideas. The PAP ideal is an impossible outcome. It is either more people in our island, or people spread further apart.

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POLICE RAIDED MASSAGE OUTLETS, SIX WOMEN ARRESTED

The women arrested were aged between 24 to 48 years old. During the raid, which took place on Wednesday, police checked 22 women from seven massage outlets. Six of them were arrested for offences under the Women's Charter and for working without a valid work permit. Police also seized 30 massage beds, 10 shower cubicles and other paraphernalia used by the massage outlets.

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HDB ROLLS OUT NEW CONFUSING RULES FOR WORK PERMIT HOLDERS

HDB just announced another new rule, which actually took effect on 1 January this year. For non-Malaysians work permit holder in the manufacturing sector, they can no longer rent whole HDB units. Can only rent rooms in HDB flats. Work permit are for semi-skilled foreign workers in the construction, manufacturing, marine, process or service sectors. Since Nov 7, 2006, non-Malaysian work permit holders from the construction sector have not been able to sublet HDB flats or rooms. This was extended to the marine and process sectors from May 1, 2015. Now, only non-Malaysian work permit holders in the service sector can rent whole flats.

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Illegal for Malaysians to work in Singapore without valid work passes

It is illegal for Malaysians to work in Singapore if they do not have valid work passes, said Acting Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin in Parliament on Tuesday. He was responding to a question from Mr Baey Yam Keng (Tampines GRC) who wanted to know how many Malaysians cross the Causeway regularly on social visit passes to work in the informal sector here, such as as freelance plumbers, technicians or electricians. The ministry conducts random checks and acts on public complaints, he said, but it is not realistic to expect the practice to be completely eradicated.

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