You Feifei, who works at a kebab restaurant in Singapore, said she would be treating the Lunar New Year holiday as just another work week. Photo: Dewey Sin You Feifei, who works at a kebab restaurant in Singapore, said she would be treating the Lunar New Year holiday as just another work week. Photo: Dewey Sin
You Feifei, who works at a kebab restaurant in Singapore, said she would be treating the Lunar New Year holiday as just another work week. Photo: Dewey Sin

Lunar New Year: the Chinese left ‘trapped and helpless’ overseas

  • Uncertainty and loss linger for mainland Chinese working abroad, as the annual ritual of returning home for the holidays has been put on hold yet again
  • Pricey airfares, mandatory quarantines and the risk of Covid-19 infection are the hurdles they face if they do make the trip

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
You Feifei, who works at a kebab restaurant in Singapore, said she would be treating the Lunar New Year holiday as just another work week. Photo: Dewey Sin You Feifei, who works at a kebab restaurant in Singapore, said she would be treating the Lunar New Year holiday as just another work week. Photo: Dewey Sin
You Feifei, who works at a kebab restaurant in Singapore, said she would be treating the Lunar New Year holiday as just another work week. Photo: Dewey Sin
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