Far East Plaza faces massage parlour blues

Other tenants upset as at least 10 such outlets set up shop at former teen hangout

Far East Plaza has seen a shift in services, with massage parlours springing up mostly on the fourth and fifth floors of the mall that used to draw youngsters with its apparel and accessory shops.
Far East Plaza has seen a shift in services, with massage parlours springing up mostly on the fourth and fifth floors of the mall that used to draw youngsters with its apparel and accessory shops.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

Former teenage hangout Far East Plaza is now home to at least 10 dodgy massage parlours.

Seated or standing behind glass windows, scantily clad women "display" themselves and proposition men walking by, asking them to "come for massage".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 21, 2018, with the headline 'Far East Plaza faces massage parlour blues'. Print Edition | Subscribe