Thousands of unemployed Filipino professionals head to Singapore as tourists to solely look for jobs


The Star Online, 24 Dec 2013
RAMZ came to Singapore in March as a tourist but his itinerary did not include visiting the Merlion, Universal Studios or Orchard Road.
Instead, the 29-year-old Filipino had only one goal: to find a job.
He would spend hours scouring employment websites every day, and often had only one meal a day to save money.
Finally, after about four months, he landed a job as a financial analyst at an offshore bank, drawing a monthly salary of S$2,800 (RM7,280). Full story

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