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Singapore SMEs rush to house Malaysian workers for next two weeks

Companies worried about spike in running costs; MOM to provide financial support to firms affected by lockdown

Commuters queue up at the Woodlands Causeway to enter Singapore from Johor a day before Malaysia imposes a lockdown on travel due to the coronavirus outbreak.


AS MALAYSIA seals itself off for two weeks starting from Wednesday, Singapore employers have welcomed the government's offers of help with accommodating their Malaysian workers who will be unable to commute daily across the Causeway.

Many small and medium-sized...

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