25 Dec '12, 7am

Singapore strikes shed light on workers' woes

Singapore strikes shed light on workers' woes

Political campaigns in the country have often drawn on anti-foreigner sentiment , calling for limits on the number of foreign workers in an attempt to win votes from disgruntled Singaporeans. Stories of foreigners misbehaving or committing crimes are often played up by the Singapore media, which in turn tends to spark xenophobic comments online.

Full article: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2012/12/2012121...

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