Malaysian workers in Singapore spend emotional Hari Raya Puasa without loved ones

Alone in her rented room in Singapore, Malaysian worker Siti Fatimah Awang waited for a video call on Sunday.The morning of Hari Raya Puasa was to her, utterly unfamiliar. Back in her village in Johor Baru, the dawn of this festive occasion – which marks the end of the fasting month – was usually a race against time getting everything ready before her husband and other male relatives returned home from prayers at the mosque.She would run after her two sons to get them dressed, before helping…