Tag: acts of kindness in Singapore

Lamborghini driver accepts only S$1 from “Taxi Uncle” after minor accident

  SINGAPORE - On Thursday (Feb 13), after a small accident, a taxi driver paid a Lamborghini owner S$200 for damages to his car. The man refunded the taxi driver S$199, meaning he only accepted a dollar. Netizens, especially fellow taxi drivers, praised the man...

Carousell seller, hoping to share some kindness, giving away surgical masks

Singapore – A Carousell seller has earned the admiration of many after she posted that she was giving away surgical masks to those in need. Last Thursday (Jan 30), a Carousell listing offering free surgical masks by user ilovesingaporesg was spotted and shared with media outlets. "Giving...

Stranger carries disabled woman when an elevator at Novena MRT breaks down

Singapore—A complete stranger displayed an extraordinary act of kindness by carrying a disabled woman up the stairs at the Novena MRT station on Tuesday, December 17. When the elevator had broken down that morning, people on wheelchairs found themselves unable to leave the train platform....

Survey reveals Singaporeans may be ‘kiasu’ sometimes but community spirit still strong

Who says kind acts are irrelevant and have become out-of-style? Findings from a survey conducted by the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) indicate that while Singaporeans are said to be kiasu and very competitive, many of them actually do engage in simple acts of kindness, do...