Coronavirus: Singapore

Spots popular with migrant workers help provide a sense of community

Spaces like Little India mean more than the sum of its parts to the migrant workers who frequent the area.

They are, of course, a one-stop spot for familiar food, groceries and services, but these spaces also allow migrant workers to socialise widely and roam freely in a way that dormitories and work sites do not readily allow.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 14, 2021, with the headline 'Spots popular with migrant workers help provide a sense of community'. Subscribe