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It is past the stipulated lights off timing of 11PM, but these room-mates continue to watch episode number 54 of Bangladeshi soap opera entitled 'Shopno chura', which loosely translates to 'Dream Peak' in Bengali.

The show is about the lives of rich people in Bangladesh.
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Stacked containers serve as sleeping quarters at a worksite in eastern Singapore.
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In a worksite in eastern Singapore, Yan Junsheng, of Jiangsu province, installs a light in preparation for dinner.
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Drivers from Ji Lin province in China discuss the day's work in one of the hostel's smallest bedrooms.
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Bangladeshi workers struggle to fit as many bodies as possible into a tarpaulin ring during a 'battle' against their Indian counterparts during a carnival organised by telecommunications company SingTel. The winners of the challenges walked away with free SingTel talktime and a Nokia mobile phones.
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Bangladeshi workers try to listen to a fuzzy broadcast about the elections back home on the night of 29 December 2008.
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Indian residents from Kaki Bukit Hostel share whisky, beer and a packet of Bryani in a field in Little India.
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Workers wait in vain next to their drunken friends for a taxi on the early hours of New Year's day.
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A woman dressed in only her underwear stands in the vegetation. Foreign workers in the nearby dormitories visit prostitutes in this area to save money on a taxi ride to the city's red-light district in Geylang.
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A calendar hangs next to the bed of a Thai resident.
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Outside and inside the lockers: a makeshift altar, a warning and Tamil movie heroes.
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Close to midnight on Chinese New Year's eve, Li Quan, 37, smiles as he speaks his wife and mother who are in Qilin Province. He could hear continuous chains of firecrackers going off in the background.

"Its this time where I miss home the most," he said with a sigh when the phonecall ended. "But once work starts again, I will not think about home so much."
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Wei Li Dong served in the Chinese military before coming to Singapore in search of a higher salary.
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Workers left jobless during the financial crisis in 2008 volunteer their work permits to be photographed by the media.
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December, 2008: These 180 Bangladeshi workers have not been paid for months and now have no work. Abandoned by their bosses in an old industrial building at 71 Tagore Lane, they looked to the MOM, NGOs and the media for help.
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Blood trickles into the drain as kitchen hands prepare breakfast and lunch on the ground floor of Kaki Bukit Hostel. They will work throughout the night and deliver the meals to the bedsides of the residents by 5am the next morning.
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Arun, a Bangladeshi general worker at Changi Prison, walks back to Kaki Bukit Hostel after a drink at a nearby coffeeshop.
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Workers travel along towards the city at dusk. They will work the night shift constructing the Marina Bay Financial Centre, another addition to the fast-changing Singapore skyline.

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Singapore is home to more than half a million foreign workers. Many of them who earn lower wages live in crowded dormitories. In 2008, I spent five weeks living in Kaki Bukit hostel on assignment for The Straits Times. The hostel, built in 1995, was home to more than 3500 migrant labourers from India, China, Myanmar, Thailand and Bangladeshi. After the publication of that article, I found myself revisiting issues surrounding migrant laborers here. I am drawn to the subcultures and spaces they create in Singapore. This is a collection of photos from that earlier assignment and newer images. This remains a work in progress.