In Singapore, Modern Slavery Happens Every Day. And We are All Responsible.

Images: Not Here documentary by EmancipAsia Mary is a foreign domestic worker, whose employers abused her by pouring bleach on her hands and slamming her head against the wall. Eventually, Mary couldn’t take the abuse any longer, and jumped out of her employer’s flat...

Heng Swee Keat at NTU Students’ Union Ministerial Forum 2019

Singaporeans must remain open to foreigners, says Heng Swee KeatWe don’t want a world where people build walls; This will give them confidence to interact with people of all cultures from around the worldBy Adrian Lim, Political Correspondent, The Straits Times,...

Budget 2019 debate in Parliament

House passes Budget targeted at building strong, united SingaporeBy Adrian Lim, Political Correspondent, The Straits Times, 1 Mar 2019 Parliament yesterday passed an $80 billion Budget that Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said aims to help Singaporeans thrive and to...

Budget 2019 Foreign worker quota cuts: Will they finally nudge services?

Getting manpower-leanResults from previous moves to reduce the sector’s dependence on foreign manpower have been sluggish. Insight looks at what might be in store with the latest effortsBy Joanna Seow, Manpower Correspondent and Sue-Ann Tan, The Sunday Times, 24...