A 80 year old cardboard-collecting man was bullied by 2 shopkeepers who accused him of stealing tissue paper and demanded that he pay $200 as punishment. Police had to intervene in the matter, which was finally resolved after the old man offered to pay $1.90 for the cost of the tissue.
A netizen, Davi Beschizza, has shared her views about the Singapore culture of reserving seats in crowded eating places using objects such as tissue papers. According to Davi, she encountered a young man seated at a hawker centre waiting for 6 of his companions to order their food.
Rasheed Muhammad, 45, and Ramzan Rizwan, 27, came to Singapore from Pakistan. They made a living selling tissue-papers, a job that requires a permit in Singapore, although enforcement is badly supervised by the authorities.
Since PMs Lee and Goh increased the number of PRs from 112,100 in 1990 to 541,000 in 2010, their numbers have been on a decline. Some serious issues need to be addressed. Singaporeans who voted for such a flawed immigration policy should bear in mind that they have screwed up not only themselves but their children’s future. Isn’t our Singapore PR a piece of tissue paper?
Foreigners are now peddling massage services on the pretext of selling tissue paper. These foreign women can be seen walking around Chinatown hawker centre asking men if they would like a massage. They usually target drinkers and would pester them until they agree to a massage. The women would knead the men's back and shoulders over their shirts, but witnesses have seen a number of men take off their shirts, sitting bare bodied on the hawker centre chairs during the massage.
An elderly man who sells tissues for a living around the road traffic junctions of Bugis Street and Raffles City was exposed recently for trying to scam kind hearted passersby into buying tissues for him. His ruse? Pretending to fall down while crossing the busy intersection, which send his bag of tissues scattering all over the place. This would attract concerned passersby who would help the man pick up his tissues.
We should all help Roy Ngerng Yi Ling to raise money to pay for the so call damages to PM's reputation by selling tissue papers at all hawker centers island wide. I dun mind getting arrested for selling tissue papers without a licence. May God help us. Waiting for Wednesday. Amen.
She is the singing tissue peddler, and she says she will not give up her job for any assistance anyone can offer. Not even from the government. “I started selling tissue paper 10 years ago. I like the freedom I have now. Whatever I sell, it is whatever I earn immediately. There is no middleman. When I am sick, I can take a day off and I will not make any losses.” “I know what most people will say to me. They ask me to rely on government’s help. “But if I spend my entire life living off government’s assistance, then what is my life for? I live a meaningless existence.”