Tag: Hygiene

Video of woman putting fallen berries back on shelf circulates on Facebook, netizens unsure who to blame

A video of a woman picking up blueberries from a supermarket floor and putting them back in their container before returning the pack to its rack has been circulating on Facebook. Though the video has drawn criticism from a few, others have suggested that...

Singapore FDWs’ personal hygiene being dictated by employers – acceptable or unreasonable?

Filipina Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Paspe Jweliah posed a question to her fellow FDWs on Facebook page FDW in Singapore (working conditions forum) on whether personal hygiene habits can be dictated by employers. Her post sparked a lengthy and slightly sarcastic discussion in which FDWs...

History: From night-soil buckets to World Toilet Day

A trip down the memory lane to a lesser known fact of life in Singapore, just over 25 years ago – the night-soil bucket system Few months back, Singapore placed its first-ever resolution before the UN's General Assembly of 193 members. Titled “Sanitation for all”,...