A couple wearing face masks walk past the Merlion statue in Singapore. Many Singaporeans came forward with offers of assistance for commuting Malaysian workers after Malaysia imposed a lockdown on travel due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AP

Singaporeans offer their homes to Malaysian workers stranded by coronavirus lockdown

  • Malaysia implemented a two-week partial lockdown, including a ban on overseas travel, to curb the spread of the Covid-19 disease
  • This meant many Malaysian workers who commute to Singapore daily had to find accommodation in the city state
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A couple wearing face masks walk past the Merlion statue in Singapore. Many Singaporeans came forward with offers of assistance for commuting Malaysian workers after Malaysia imposed a lockdown on travel due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AP
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