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. PHOTO: ST FILE
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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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