No Chinese New Year bazaar in Chinatown in 2022; few takers expected for street stalls

A shop selling Chinese New Year decorations in Chinatown on Dec 23, 2021. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
Shop owners are expecting lacklustre business in the lead-up to Chinese New Year due to concerns over the Omicron variant. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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SINGAPORE - While there will be no Chinese New Year bazaar at Chinatown next year for the second year running, street market stalls will be open as usual till the wee hours of Feb 1.

Stalls are also up for rent during the festive season, with a two-month rental package by the Chinatown Business Association.

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