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Wage theft and exploitation among migrant workers in Singapore

Wage theft and exploitation among migrant workers in Singapore

HOME’s position paper, ‘Wage Theft & Exploitation Among Singapore’s Migrant Workers’, aims to shed light on the multiple ways migrant workers are denied their legally or contractually promised wages, and are subject to a range of exploitative wage practices. Common forms of wage theft include the non-payment and... 

Mother of Malaysian on death row in Singapore, claims her son did not have a fair trial

Mother of Malaysian on death row in Singapore, claims her son did not have a fair trial

The family of a Malaysian man convicted of trafficking and sentenced to hang in Singapore has appealed for a judicial review at the KL High Court, claiming that the Malaysian citizen was deprived of a fair trial. Datchinamurthy Kataiah (32) was sentenced to death in April 2015. He was convicted in Singapore on trafficking... 

Somebody needs to be held responsible for the culled endangered red jungle fowl

Somebody needs to be held responsible for the culled endangered red jungle fowl

I think the authorities may have culled endangered red jungle fowl by mistake. The videos, pictures submitted by residents all show red junglefowl. There was a documentary on the Sin Ming red junglefowl. Common sense tells us that a desk bound white collar civil servant isn’t going to go catch chickens and kill them.... 

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