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
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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.

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