30 Aug '13, 6am

"Migrant workers contribute so much to Singapore's success." Gavel falls in city-state strike:

"Migrant workers contribute so much to Singapore's success." Gavel falls in city-state strike:

This is the final chapter in the story of a Chinese bus drivers’ strike in Singapore, the biggest labor action in the rich Asian city-state in nearly three decades. The event challenged Singapore’s carefully crafted image as one of the world’s most orderly and efficient places, and revealed rising tensions over migrant workers, who now are a growing presence across Asia. The strike also underscored the risks faced by Chinese laborers as they fan out across the world in search of jobs that locals won’t fill.

Full article: http://blogs.wsj.com/searealtime/2013/08/30/singapore-str...

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