Tag Archives: Virus

Covid19: S’poreans Frustrated Over MND’s OneService App In Reporting People Who Flout CB Rules

I have encountered some difficulties to report breaching of Circuit Breaker Measures and I believe a lot of people are sharing the same frustration judging from the comments on the Google Play Store for the One Service App. Is the One Service App just a token gesture by the government to pretend to collect feedback from Singaporeans, when in actual fact, it is just for show and they can't be bothered to take real action with the feedback that was given to them?

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2020: The Year of a Pandemic And Terrible Weather

Instead of the traditionally pleasant but warm weather of may, we're given either buckets of rain, hot enough to dry grass and cloudiness at a degree in which you wonder why it's not raining buckets. At the very least the cloudiness gives us some relief with it's relatively fast speeds cooling us off like a free air conditioner. But more often than not, it's either being drenched or roasted alive.

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Covid19: Survey Shows Singaporeans Not Impressed With 4G Leadership Handling of Covid19

An international study conducted by Toluna and Blackbox Research found that many Singaporeans confidence in our political leaders are wavering and they are not impressed by the way they have handled the Covid19 pandemic. Only 41% of Singaporeans rated their leaders highly, which means that 59% of those polled rated them less than favourably. The survey also found that about 34% of the respondents were surprised at how poorly prepared Singapore was. This means that 66% of those polled were not surprised by the incompetence of the government.

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Covid19: More People Wearing Face Masks Improperly

During this Circuit Breaker, the use of face masks when going outdoors is compulsory. A failure to wear a mask can lead to a $300 fine. However our contributor thinks there seems to be more people wearing their face masks incorrectly these days. One of the wrong ways include wearing their masks under their noses or loose masks.

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Covid19: Building Control Authority Should Disallow Payment Of Fines Using MCST Funds

Four residents were fined on 20 April 2020 for not practising safe distancing in their condominiums and a management corporation (MCST) for not closing its common facilities. However, I am concerned over the $1,000 fine imposed on the condominium in Amber Road. Who is responsible for this lapse? To allow the fine to be paid using the common MCST fund would mean that all the residents in the condominium are guilty of the offence or are they?

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Covid19: Unethical Zaobao Journalist Published Story Taken From Instagram Without Permission

A Zaobao journalist known on IG as @songpei published a story on an NTU student who had Covid19, and took pictures from the latter's Instagram story without permission. The journalist had tried to ask the student for an interview about his experience with Covid, but the student declined and rejected him. However, he still went ahead to publish the story with the latter's IG pictures, and even details of his family members.

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