A man wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus walks in Singapore’s Raffles Place financial business district. Photo: AFP A man wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus walks in Singapore’s Raffles Place financial business district. Photo: AFP
A man wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus walks in Singapore’s Raffles Place financial business district. Photo: AFP
Tan Tarn How
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Opinion

Tan Tarn How

Surreal life in Singapore, from Covid-19 to ‘circuit breaker’ and migrant workers’ plight

  • Things are feeling out of place, with local media seeming to bury news of a record number of cases and the enigmatic posts of the prime minister’s wife
  • There is perhaps no other place on Earth where life is split so acutely and strangely, writes Tan Tarn How

A man wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus walks in Singapore’s Raffles Place financial business district. Photo: AFP A man wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus walks in Singapore’s Raffles Place financial business district. Photo: AFP
A man wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus walks in Singapore’s Raffles Place financial business district. Photo: AFP
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