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One-eighth of Singapore’s foreign workforce lost jobs last year. Will they ever return?

In January, Malaysian media professional Wong had just marked two years of working in Singapore when she realised she had to leave in 30 days. Her employment pass – covering executive, managerial and specialised roles – was about to expire, and changes to the city state’s foreign labour rules introduced last year meant the 34-year-old no longer earned enough to be eligible for the same pass. Her employer did not want to increase her monthly salary by more than S$1,000 (US$742) – as was required…

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