SINGAPORE (Apr 17): Two months ago, 22-year-old Murugan left his village in Tamil Nadu to work for a construction company in Singapore. Despite having incurred an $8,000 debt from agency fees, he is confident the move would eventually bring better prospects for his family. “The job market in India is not so good, so my friends suggested I come to Singapore because the salary is higher. That’s why I am here,” he tells The Edge Singapore.

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