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Government to build 11 new dorms over two years, appeals against Nimby attitude

Amala Balakrishner
Amala Balakrishner6/1/2020 08:19 PM GMT+08  • 6 min read
Government to build 11 new dorms over two years, appeals against Nimby attitude
“All of us must do our part by rejecting the Not-In-My-Backyard mindset,” said Minister Lawrence Wong
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SINGAPORE (Jun 1): Singapore is looking to set up 60,000 additional bed spaces for migrant workers by the end of the year, with another 100,000 to be completed in the next few years.

This is part of the government’s push to reduce the density of migrant worker dormitories and to make them more resilient to public health risks such as pandemics, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong said on Monday.

Presently, some migrant workers who recovered from the coronavirus are being housed in floatels, military camps and vacant Housing Development Board flats.

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