Singapore plans to improve worker dormitories after virus outbreak | The World

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Nearly 300,000 dormitory-based migrant workers in Singapore are still facing tougher restrictions compared to the rest of the population despite having a higher vaccination rate. Cases have now dropped significantly there, but most of the men are still not permitted to leave except to go to work. Yvonne Yong speaks to Alex Au, a human rights activist and vice president of charity Transient Workers Count Too.

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