SINGAPORE – While rules have been eased to allow more people to return to the workplace, there appeared to be no rush of workers in the central business district on Monday morning (Sept 28).
When The Straits Times visited Raffles Place at around 9am during the morning rush hour, there was a slow but steady stream of workers who made their way from the MRT station there to their workplaces.
The morning crowd was similar to that from last Friday at about the same time, before the relaxing of workplace rules kicked in on Monday.
All the 20 workers ST interviewed said they did not return to their workplaces for the first time since the two-month circuit breaker ended in early June. Instead, they had been back for some time now.
Barista Shawn Tan, 23, who works at a Starbucks Coffee outlet in Raffles Place, said that…