Al Jazeera on Singapore

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Al Jazeera has done a number of short exposés on Singapore which are critical yet fascinating.

 

The plight of South Asian migrant workers
Workers lured to the Sands Integrated Resort with promises of a good life are sorely disappointed. link

 

Vietnamese Mail Order Bride
A Singapore agent sells “certified virgin” brides. link

 

Soaring prices hit the poor
Rising inflation is leaving Singapore’s poorest behind. link

 

Prostitution thrives
Illegal trafficking in women is growing. link

It’s worth noting that in Singapore, prostitution is legal. However the women shown in the video are not registered prostitutes and are thus engaged in illegal solicitation.