“I was scared (that it might take a while to cross) … I didn’t know how it would be after two years away,” he said. “After two years, I’m very excited.”
There were others crossing the border for more personal reasons.
Malaysian Audreyanni Audrey had not met her fiance in person since the start of the pandemic. Restricted to daily video calls, the 25-year-old could hardly contain her joy at finally making the trip to Singapore.
“I feel very excited and happy,” she said. “I want to meet him and jalan jalan (go for walks).”
Source: Channel News Asia