The Bangladeshi Town With A Singapore Dream

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In the town of Baluchar, Bangladesh, you can find marks of Singapore’s influence. A crockery shop - inspired by NTUC FairPrice - set up by a former construction worker; a sawmill, which helped improve life for townsfolk. But less visible are those who failed to realise the Singapore dream - one man left with a mountain of debt, another made to return against his will.

Why did some make it and others didn’t?

Life After Singapore explores what happens to migrant workers after they leave Singapore. CNA Insider producers Goh Chiew Tong and Ray Yeh travelled to Bangladesh - where many of Asia's migrant workers are from - to find out more.

THE SERIES:
'He Got Too Famous': A Migrant Worker Poet Pays The Price
https://youtu.be/pTrW5y6dtvA

The Migrant Worker Who Founded A Polytechnic
https://youtu.be/Eu0ZxxB7beE

An Overview
https://youtu.be/lMIyHooCVQA

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