4-year-old reunited with family in S'pore after being separated by Causeway for almost 9 months

Marketing manager Kenny Cheah, 35, and his self-employed wife Sylvia Chong, 31, with their children Nicholas, 13, Reiko, four, and Devin, eight, at Ms Chong's office in Kaki Bukit. At the end of last month, Reiko was brought over from Johor, where sh
Mr Kenny Cheah with his wife, Ms Sylvia Chong and kids, Nicholas Cheah, Reiko Cheah and Devin Cheah on Dec 23, 2020. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
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SINGAPORE - After nearly nine months of asking to be "put in a parcel" and sent from Johor to reunite with her parents across the Causeway, Reiko Cheah finally arrived in Singapore at the end of last month.

But the four-year-old, accompanied by her father Kenny Cheah during a mandatory 14-day quarantine, found herself still separated from her mother Sylvia Chong, whom she could only wave at from four floors up in a hotel and behind the glass window of its room where she was serving her stay-home notice.

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