Primer

Coronavirus pandemic highlights need to move offices closer to homes

This is the 10th of 12 primers on current affairs issues that are part of the outreach programme for The Straits Times-Ministry of Education National Current Affairs Quiz

Most Singaporeans have never spent so much time in their homes as they have in the past two months, when everyone hunkered down to stem community transmission of the coronavirus.

Dining tables turned into makeshift offices while grocery runs, limited to within the immediate neighbourhood, were kept brief.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 29, 2020, with the headline 'Pandemic highlights need to move offices closer to homes'. Subscribe