Border town catering to Malaysians a hive of activity

Living City series

For many Malaysians who cross the border every day, Woodlands Town Centre is a convenient stop. Hours before the break of dawn, the old town centre situated next to the Causeway kicks into high gear.
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For many Malaysians who cross the border to Singapore every day, Woodlands Town Centre is a convenient stop - for breakfast, some shopping - before heading to work. By 5am, retailer Michael Andrew Woodworth, who has been selling electronic goods for over 30 years, will already have many customers at his shop. In this episode of Living City, which explores overlooked spaces and the people who dwell in them, ST Video visits Woodlands Town Centre.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 08, 2017, with the headline 'Living City series '. Print Edition | Subscribe