Singaporean with business in Wuhan a 'virus refugee'

Mr Eric Kng, who managed to leave Wuhan hours before the lockdown took effect, runs a business incubator and a co-working space there. He said his company is bleeding money without income, and he is unsure how much longer this can go on.
Mr Eric Kng, who managed to leave Wuhan hours before the lockdown took effect, runs a business incubator and a co-working space there. He said his company is bleeding money without income, and he is unsure how much longer this can go on.

Singaporean entrepreneur Eric Kng calls himself a "virus refugee".

The 35-year-old, who has lived in Wuhan for the past four years, has been unable to return since the city was placed under lockdown.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 03, 2020, with the headline 'Singaporean with business in Wuhan a 'virus refugee''. Subscribe