· August, 2012

Stories about Singapore from August, 2012

Should Singapore ‘Import’ Athletes to Win Olympic Medals?

  10 August 2012

The bronze medal victory of Feng Tianwei, a Chinese-born athlete who represented Singapore in the 2012 London Olympics, has ignited debate whether the Singapore government should exert more effort to develop local talent instead of simply 'recruiting' from other countries.

Singapore: ‘Transient Workers Count Too’ Website

  4 August 2012

The ‘Transient Workers Count Too’ website provides research and direct assistance to low-wage migrant workers in Singapore. Their recent initiative was to raise funds for two Chinese workers who were killed in an accident.