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Foreign workers enjoy two days’ overseas trip

Foreign workers dormitory operator, Westlite Toh Guan, provides a special 2 days overseas trip to Malaysia for their residents to celebrate Chinese New year. (more…)

Foreign workers of Westlite Dormitory enjoy Happy Happy English program

To improve the quality of foreign workers’ life, Westlite dormitory cooperates with Goducate in the program named Happy Happy English. Tuas and Mandai of Westlite have participated in this program with extending to their residents a hand of friendship in 2014. (more…)

Approved dormitory list by MOM in November 2014

According to the updated information from MOM on 17 Nov, 2014, the approved purpose-built dormitories for the housing of foreign workers are 41 operating dormitories and 4 under development dormitories in Singapore (Ministry of Manpower 2014). (more…)

4 foreign workers died in fire accident

According to Channel News Asia, ‘four foreign workers died in a fire accident at a unit of shophouse of No. 35, Geylang Lorong 4’ (Channel News Asia 2014). (more…)

Foreign workers are satisfied with working in Singapore

Does the incident at Little India in 2013 mean foreign workers who are not satisfied with working in Singapore? The finding of recent survey which was conducted by Ministry Of Manpower and Migrant Workers Centre apparently answered the question. (more…)

Interviewing and filming of foreign workers

‘We are a group of secondary school students from Hwa Chong Institution who are working on a project about foreign workers. The aim of our project would be to highlight the roles of foreign workers in Singapore’s society and the contributions they make. (more…)

Special service from Starhub to workers’ dormitories in Singapore



We got an email from Mr. Lim regarding to the service of Starhub to workers’ dormitories in Singapore. Please refer to the following information. If you are interested in the cooperation, please call him through +65 91477789 or email him through (more…)

Foreign workers from new territories

The Singapore Ministry of Manpower released there was 1.29 million foreign workforce on Jun 2013 (Ministry of Manpower Singapore 2013). Construction, industrial manufacturing and engineering, shipping and logistics, and service are top four sectors which recruit foreign workers.  The economic blooming in some nations which are the traditional countries supplying workers to Singapore labor market has caused some industries to explore new territories. (more…)

Foreign workers may be arranged at close offshore islands of Singapore

Where do we house foreign workers in Singapore? A place of their own allocated in the industrial area or a place close to main estate of locals? The total foreign workforce (excluding foreign domestic workers) is 1,058,700 (till Dec 2012) (Ministry of Manpower 2013). Let us look at the current supply of commercial foreign worker dormitories in Singapore, less than 0.2 million beds. Here is the question: Where do we find more beds for foreign workers? To arrange foreign workers in close offshore island was one of solutions being proposed by National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan recently (Channel News Asia 2013).Offshore island (more…)

Dormitory’s operator staged Carnival and Variety Show for foreign workers

One of biggest Singapore dormitory’s operators, Westlite Dormitory, held 1st Carnival and Variety Show for the foreign workers on 24 Nov, 2012. The screams of excitement hung over the winter in Westlite Tuas Lodge 1. The residents were overwhelming delight with the thoughtful and thorough arrangement by the management team of Westlite Dormitory. (more…)

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