Home News Viral photo of girl drinking a beverage on board MRT draws mixed...

Viral photo of girl drinking a beverage on board MRT draws mixed reactions online

Author

Date

Category

- Advertisement -

A photo of a girl drinking a beverage on board an MRT train has gone viral online, since it began circulating on . It is illegal to consume food or drinks on board public trains – those caught flouting this rule can be fined a hefty $500.

This did not appear to have deterred a young girl from drinking a store-bought beverage during her MRT trip. Another commuter caught the girl in the act and posted a photo of her on social media:

The photo quickly mixed reactions on social media, with quite a number of netizens opining that it’s fine to have a drink and that it is no big deal:

- Advertisement -

Others, however, felt that relaxing the rule that prohibits or drinking on board trains will be a “big mistake” and that public fares may hike if litterbugs abound due to the relaxed rule:

Some others felt that it was wrong for the other commuter to take a picture of the girl. These netizens felt that the commuter should have approached the girl directly:

- Advertisement -

Interestingly, some Facebook users revealed that eating and drinking on board trains is a more common sight than others may realise. This prompted other netizens to question whether the rule is appropriately enforced by train operators:

 Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

No tags for this post.
- Advertisement -

81-year-old man unable to use MediSave for S$128 A&E bill, questions if it can be used to buy his coffin

Singapore — After being unable to use the S$46,000 in his MediSave account for a S$128 A&E bill, an 81-year-old man questioned if he would be able to even use the money to buy a coffin after he dies. In a Facebook...

Man says no need for mask after vaccination, spotted spitting near car

Singapore – A man was spotted spitting near a car and informing the owner that he did not need to wear a mask as he was vaccinated against Covid-19. An argument ensued between two members of the public at 205 Sims Avenue...

Confirmed Covid case of a woman from Jurong Fishery Port also reportedly worked part-time at KTV lounge

Singapore — A woman who allegedly works at Jurong Fishery Port also does part-time work in the evenings at a KTV lounge, according to a media report. Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said in a Facebook post on Monday (Jul 19) that...
Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

No tags for this post.
Theindependent