Daily Archives: 2015-09-25

Taxi driver’s act of kindness amidst smog brings cheer

A screencap of a message from a taxi driver has gone viral, with Facebook shares hitting 3,000 and 9,000 “likes”. Mr Joshua Ng had booked a taxi at a time when the haze situation in Singapore was at its worst in recent weeks. Mr Ng posted on his Facebook page, “Booked a cab and got this message. Act of Kindness …

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Is S’pore helpless about the haze? Not really

Are you wondering why companies have gone unpunished despite the yearly forest fires and why Singapore seems to be helpless when it comes to it? Well, one would definitely be puzzled by the above questions given the myths that surround the annual haze faced by Singapore, such as the cause of the haze and Singapore’s inability to take action on …

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HAZE – PA to distribute masks, open air-con rooms in RCs and CCs to public

Grassroots volunteers of the People’s Association (PA) will be distributing N95 masks on Friday, 25 September 2015, from 10am to 10pm at all 108 Community Clubs islandwide. These masks will be given to vulnerable and needy Singaporeans and Singapore PRs with blue CHAS Card or Pioneer Generation Card, as well as ComCare recipients above 62 or with longer term medical issues, …

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Shocking statements from “senior people” in Indonesian gov’t: Shanmugam

Singapore’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, K Shanmugam, has slammed some “senior people in government” in Indonesia for statements made about the current haze situation. Writing on his Facebook page on Thursday, when the air quality in Singapore crossed into the hazardous zone for the first time in recent weeks, Mr Shanmugam said while the Indonesia government said it was taking …

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