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The First Food Court (right) and Indian Road Workers (left). Artist May Oon’s latest exhibition focuses on the lives of the early migrant workers in Singapore

A tribute to the 'little people' who built Singapore

Jul 3, 2015 5:50 AM

EVERY time artist May Oon came across negative news about foreign workers - domestic workers who are abused or labourers living in sub-standard housing - it moved her but she felt helpless to do anything about it.

"Singaporeans complain a lot about foreign workers invading their space,