The Big Read in short: Malaysians stuck in Singapore long for return home

7/8/2021 8:30:00 AM

The Big Read in short: Malaysians stuck in Singapore long for return home

The Big Read in short: Malaysians stuck in Singapore long for return home

Each week, TODAY's long-running Big Read series delves into the trends and issues that matter. This week, we look at the plight of Malaysian workers who have been stranded in Singapore since March last year. This is a shortened version of the full feature,​ which can be found here.

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