Tag: safe distancing

Phase 1 “report card” seen as a fail by netizens as crowds gather at transportation hubs

Singapore – Members of the public questioned the effectiveness of the Post-Circuit Breaker's Phase 1 wherein households are allowed only two visitors a day, yet huge crowds were spotted at various public transport hubs. On June 2, 2020, the country entered the first phase of...

Concern over one metre safe distancing standard not being met in schools

After Singapore Minister for Social and Family Development Desmond Lee shared snippets from a kindergarten class's first day back in school, a few Facebook users noticed that though there were social distance measures in place, it seemed as though the distance between children was less...

People continue sitting apart without social distancing reminders to avoid being fined or shamed on social media

Singapore – As the country exits the circuit breaker period, it appears members of the public are continuing to practice social distancing without physical reminders. On Tuesday (June 2), an individual shared a conversation she overheard between an auntie and her son while riding the...

Netizens question the purpose of removing safe distancing stickers from public transport

Yesterday (June 1), Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan shared a photo on social media of him removing a safe-distancing sticker from an MRT seat. As Singapore gradually reopens, the authorities said it would be challenging to maintain safe distancing, especially during peak hours. As...

Man removes safe distance sticker from a public vehicle and sticks it on girlfriend’s chest

A man has drawn public ire after posting a video of himself peeling off a safe distancing sticker in a public vehicle and sticking it on his girlfriend's chest. In stark contrast to the rather childish amusement he expressed in the video, netizens responded...