Having a shut-eye at Woodlands MRT station before their shift starts

Half of those sleeping near Woodlands MRT station were foreign workers resting before starting work there. ST PHOTO: ZAIHAN MOHAMED YUSOF
MOM has taken employers to task when it finds workers sleeping rough. ST PHOTO: ZAIHAN MOHAMED YUSOF
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SINGAPORE - Commuters at Woodlands MRT station would have noticed more than 20 people sleeping on benches and along a walkway there between Christmas and New Year's Day.

The adults, mostly men, were also spotted on the fringes of the station, sleeping along a pavement and a closed road, and next to heavy machinery with wheels, sparking safety concerns among some passers-by.

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