Coronavirus: Singaporean overseas students scramble for flights home after schools issue blanket recall

Singapore announced measures on March 15 to further tighten its borders to reduce the number of imported cases here.
Singapore announced measures on March 15 to further tighten its borders to reduce the number of imported cases here.PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - Singaporean students on exchange or internships around the world are making immediate plans to return home amid a global coronavirus pandemic.

Some have already come home, while others are scrambling to book flights and trying to find out what their institutions have planned for them in the months ahead.

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