Pedestrians pass along Orchard Road in Singapore. Photo: BloombergPedestrians pass along Orchard Road in Singapore. Photo: Bloomberg
Pedestrians pass along Orchard Road in Singapore. Photo: Bloomberg

Singapore’s shopping hub Orchard Road buckles under coronavirus as economic pain grows

  • Malls along the 2.4km stretch are dotted with empty stores and the queues of Chinese tourists outside luxury outlets are also missing
  • ‘It’s the worst crisis for Singapore and Orchard Road,’ says a shop owner

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Pedestrians pass along Orchard Road in Singapore. Photo: BloombergPedestrians pass along Orchard Road in Singapore. Photo: Bloomberg
Pedestrians pass along Orchard Road in Singapore. Photo: Bloomberg
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