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Netizens react to S’pore chicken panic buying spree, snapping up birds from wet markets & supermarkets, is this really necessary?

After Malaysia announced an export ban on chicken effective June 1, some Singaporeans rushed out and decided to stock up. Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail...

‘Steady’ says Chan Chun Sing while showing stockpile of food and toilet paper

Singapore – Since the announcement of stricter Covid-19 safety measures, various supermarkets across Singapore saw an increase in shoppers. To appease the public, Minister...

“Why so kiasu?” — Online criticism of the long queues in supermarkets on Friday

Singapore – Long queues formed once again in supermarkets before and after the Government announced tighter measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. And...

Panic buyers at Woodlands 888 Plaza tell Amrin Amin, “None of your business”

Singapore—Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs Amrin Amin witnessed panic buying firsthand on Tuesday (Mar 17), the day after Malaysia announced it...

Chan Chun Sing says S’pore has more than 3 month’s worth of stockpile of essentials, enough for all

Singapore – Minister for Trade and Industry, Chan Chun Sing told the media that the country has more than three months' worth of stockpile...

Tan Chuan Jin visits different supermarkets to check on ground status following Malaysia’s restriction of movement order

Singapore – Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan Jin visited a couple of supermarkets to check up the ground status following Malaysia's movement restriction order...

Netizen warns in viral post that if 1/4 of Singaporeans resort to panic buying, 3/4 could run out of food

Singapore—While many people may have felt fear and panic upon hearing of Malaysia’s two-week lock down to stop the coronavirus from spreading, one netizen...

“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...

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