SMRT Chinese drivers' strike spurs MOM to hold ‘pre-departure briefings’ for foreign workers

Yahoo! News Singapore, 16 Dec 2012
To stem the overcharging of foreign workers, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is drawing up a formal programme to brief them about working conditions in Singapore before they leave their home countries.
Responding to many questions about high foreign worker agency fees during a panel discussion at Hub Singapore on Saturday afternoon, the ministry’s director of joint operations directorate Kandhavel Periyasamy said it was a “big concern”. Full story