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Tears in Chinatown

A short distance away from Marina Bay Sands is Chinatown, Singapore largest history district. During day, the shophouses and streets are overcrowding and congestion sometime. Among of Chinatown is not exclusively Chinese, but other communities of Indian traders around of South Bridge Road, and Muslim mosque can be easily found at that area too. Due to the pandemic, COVID-19, some of the shop owners have no alternative to close their business at Chinatown. Crowds are not happened at pass few months. Externally, people trying the best to prevent the virus-spread; Internally, people are surviving. This is the Chinatown’s scenario resume to phase two and street has more empty spaces today.

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Date Taken: 09.1993
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Singapore, Singapore
Copyright: © Raymond Kong