Tag: outbreak

“No bug deal,” netizens dismiss video of bag of rice with rice weevils

Singaporeans have been reminded to check goods before purchasing them after a video of a bag of rice containing tiny insects has circulated the internet. All Singapore Stuff, an online community for Singaporeans to talk about and share Singapore-related matters on Wednesday (March 11) shared...

Experts: Excessive use of hand sanitisers can weaken body’s natural defense against pathogens

Experts have warned that sanitising hands too frequently can actually raise the risk of infection as doing so breaks down the skin's natural protective barrier. The Covid-19 outbreak has brought about a heightened sense of urgency with regard to combating the spread of pathogens. This,...

“We still have a small window” Lim Tean urges PAP to change course of action amid Covid-19 pandemic

People's Voice founder Lim Tean has encouraged Singapore to adjust its response to the Covid-19 outbreak following the World Health Organisation (WHO)'s declaration in which it has now classified the Covid-19 outbreak as a pandemic. Mr Tean on Thursday (March 12) took to Facebook to...

NTU, NUS expel 2 foreign students for breaking 14-day Covid-19 orders

Singapore -- Two universities here have expelled a foreign student each for not complying with measures to stop the spread of Covid-19. In the latest case on Tuesday (March 10), according to channelnewsasia.com, the Nanyang Technological University expelled an international postgraduate student from its National...

Lim Tean criticises Gan Kim Yong and the Ministry of Health’s policy on virus management

People's Voice founder Lim Tean on Wednesday (Feb 26) criticised PAP Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong for his recent statement regarding the possibility of lowering Singapore's DORSCON level as well as the Government's banning of South Koreans from Daehu and Cheongdo. According to a...

Venus Beauty employee loses job for allegedly selling face masks to customers in private

An employee of a beauty store in Singapore has recently been dismissed from her job after being found supposedly selling face masks to customers in private. However, the masks she was selling were not from the store's shelves. It appears as though the rise of...

“You are 8 times more likely to get into a road accident than to contract the virus” Kopi.co site on Covid-19

A news and media site has claimed that people are "eight times more likely to get into a car accident than to contract the coronavirus." https://www.facebook.com/thekopi.co/posts/555947995032937?__xts__=68.ARDPEQU1NRLdQ1wHIOUjMf_D2XHJZ4MHC0rzD3LU1Uuso_CvKb-6HZCrr8Kj4qLEjIFvxI5R8IsGPBfdHvmb91tylHmUy-Rjpt97dt_CSNfNfXLFBCM9RnsLB1ULZf0t24NwMpeTxor-8a-YmqFFcRGM0QKynx0LVhSNbVgeiFNx0N5xfRvMvVHgyOcs1_qV3XVsH4jkF32DPSTXB0Z4xTYzQqkW2QuCqkKmQ2DQ8i7vESLThghLYDe2DD3Dx-57-2NwZUsRP0dhQjGeSLbC4cOCAsptiDPo_QlA49_wPIfH7yBpGC9NVS3CVQlojDf2233ICESji9UK2I-bp0WzVpo&__tn__=-R Kopi., an online initiative "to bring long-form journalism back to South-East Asia in a world that is bubbling with clickbait,...

Who’s to blame? Netizens defend store caught selling overpriced masks

Netizens have defended a retail store caught selling overpriced masks after the reseller apologised. According to Must Share News, 3 Stars, a Nee Soon retail store, was called out on Feb 8 by PAP MP Louis Ng after he paid the store a visit in...

MOM finds several members of Singaporean workforce to be in violation of leave-of-absence order

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in a recent statement, reported that despite the leave-of-absence (LOA) measures mandated by the Government given the Covid-19 outbreak, more violators have been caught. In turn, Singaporeans have taken to Facebook, calling on authorities to implement stricter measures in...

Singaporeans weigh in on suitable punishment for teens being investigated for saliva on lift buttons

Netizens have weighed in on what they think is a suitable punishment for three teenagers who are currently under investigation for getting spit all over the lift buttons at Rumbia LRT station. According to a recent article, the SBS Transit on Thursday (Feb 20), reported...