Flea markets at dormitories give migrant workers more bang and barang for their buck

About 1,200 workers shopped at 10 stalls during the latest flea market at the D Wall dormitory in Changi East, which was held from 6pm to 11pm on Dec 29. PHOTO: BARANG FOR YOUR BUCK
New: Gift this subscriber-only story to your friends and family

SINGAPORE - Shopping is a luxury for migrant workers here.

It can take more than an hour to travel downtown from their dormitories in more remote parts of the island, and once there, things usually cost more than what they can afford.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.

Join ST's Telegram channel here and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.