Malaysian workers to be housed in Singapore

Down south: (From left) Postmen Hairul Azhar Ismail, Mohammad Hussin Supardi and Mohd Syafiq Mohd Yusoff, who are all from Johor, sorting mail at SingPost’s Kallang Baru delivery base. — The Straits Times/ANN

SINGAPORE: With the start of the two-week Malaysian border lockdown, the government will look for ways to provide accommodation to Malaysian workers who have chosen to stay in Singapore, and help employers with the cost.

Speaking to the media yesterday at the SingPost office in Kallang, Communications and Information Minister S. Iswaran and Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information Sim Ann addressed the issue of Malaysian workers who have chosen to stay in Singapore over the two-week lockdown.

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