Singaporean and Malaysian families reunite after border reopens

Before the coronavirus pandemic, Mohammad Faris Abdullah required only a 30-minute daily commute to travel between his home in Malaysia and his job in Singapore. But when the border shut nearly two years ago, the 37-year-old Singaporean was left stranded in the city-state and forced to sleep in his car before an easing of restrictions finally allowed him an emotional reunion with his family this week.

Published 2 December 2021 at 9:25am