Torn between staying here to earn money or going home to family

Mr Muthu, a safety supervisor, longs to hold his daughter as he did not witness her birth.
Mr Muthu, a safety supervisor, longs to hold his daughter as he did not witness her birth.ST PHOTO: ZAIHAN MOHAMED YUSOF

SINGAPORE - Over the last 15 months, construction worker M. Muthu has not been able to meet his relatives for a meal at a South Indian restaurant in Norris Road.

It was something he did with his relatives, who also work in Singapore, every week pre-pandemic.

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