ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Singapore plans to improve worker dormitories after virus outbreak | The World” – below is their description.
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.
ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world’s sixth-largest country by total area.
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia.
The country’s territory is composed of one main island, 63 satellite islands and islets, and one outlying islet, the combined area of which has increased by 25% since the country’s independence as a result of extensive land reclamation projects. It has the second greatest population density in the world. The country has almost 5.7 million residents, 61% (3.4 million) of whom are Singaporean citizens. There are four official languages of Singapore: English, Malay, Chinese, and Tamil; with English being the lingua franca.