Tag: panic buying

“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...

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...

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,...

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...

“Sia suay should be the word of the year…” Netizens take a dig at...

Singapore—With the Covid-19 outbreak spreading across the world, different countries such as Japan, Australia, Germany, the United States, and Indonesia have been airing reports...

The psychology behind the panic buying of toilet paper during the Covid 19 outbreak

As the novel coronavirus outbreak has swept all over the world, it has been accompanied by frenzied panic buying of household essentials such as...

Video of HK supermarket shelves after buying frenzy the previous weekend

Hong Kong – The coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak spurred a shopping frenzy in Hong Kong at around the same time it took place in Singapore....

“Nothing to worry,” says Shanmugam during visit to restocked Yishun supermarket

Singapore – The Yishun Central supermarket staff had restocked the shelves following the buying frenzy over the previous few days. Home Affairs and Law Minister...
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