The migrant culture scene in Singapore and Malaysia has boomed and is indeed very vibrant with amazing talents. A lot of them are known to me and have taught me resilience.
The ‘low skill migrant’ as a case for celebration is however problematic sans interrogation. If one extrapolates these lessons globally, migrants need legal aid and medical aid along with innovative financial inclusion products such as emergency insurance, such as buying a flight ticket back home is often an uphill task.
Let’s help people at the point of need rather than make a theatre out of it.