Marina Bay Sands hotel reflecting in water at dusk with glowing lights. Photo: Getty Images
Marina Bay Sands hotel reflecting in water at dusk with glowing lights. Photo: Getty Images
Singapore

Coronavirus: Living with Covid-19 in Singapore sees record high rents, taxi driver shortage

  • Rents for Singapore’s private flats and Housing Development Board flats surged to record highs last month, and expectations are that they will keep rising
  • City state’s taxi fleet shrank by almost a fifth the past two years, with many drivers exiting the industry as measures hit demand and rising costs hurt margins

Marina Bay Sands hotel reflecting in water at dusk with glowing lights. Photo: Getty Images
Marina Bay Sands hotel reflecting in water at dusk with glowing lights. Photo: Getty Images
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