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Singapore issues permanent ban for breaking curfew

Sean Kelly

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PHOTO: Ministry of Manpower

Twenty four work pass holders had their work permits cancelled and are now permanently banned from working in Singapore for breaking Covid 19 “circuit breaker” rules.

The foreign workers were caught eating, drinking and socialising in groups near Tuas View Square in Singapore’s western region. The Ministry of Manpower stepped up inspections of dormitories to ensure safe distancing measures are maintained.

“Workers must remain in their rooms as much as possible, and may only leave to buy essential goods and services.”

The Ministry said “Inspections revealed that the vast majority of the dorms have instituted safe distancing measures and health checks for their residents. The dormitory residents also had no well being or salary issues, recently however, more cases of Coivd 19 have involved foreign work pass holders and there is now a serious risk of widespread outbreak.”

The Ministry reminded companies who employ foreign workers “we need you to engage your staff and help them understand that these are important and necessary adjustments for their health and safety,” but they must also be aware of the harsh penalties if the laws are violated.

Singapore has stated that workers who do not cooperate will be fined and risk having their work passes revoked and permanently banned from working in the Nation State in the future.

SOURCE: Channel News Asia

 

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