Entry ban to further squeeze manpower in S'pore's construction, landscaping sectors

Workers from India and Bangladesh make up the bulk of the foreign workforce in the industry.
Workers from India and Bangladesh make up the bulk of the foreign workforce in the industry.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - The frightening surge in Covid-19 cases in India has had repercussions around the world, and Singapore has not been spared, with delays and disruptions across the economy.

Much of the impact stems from a ruling that has barred all long-term pass holders and short-term visitors who have travelled to India within the last 14 days from entering or transiting through Singapore since April 24.

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