Unfortunately this act of social responsibility proved entirely counter productive. Upon opening the back door and spotting the masked driver, his potential customers made an incorrect assumption that he was suffering from the pestilence, recoiled in horror and scurried off to find another cab.
The driver's preparedness to protect his passengers and himself is highly commendable. Unfortunately he had incorrectly assumed that other Singaporean were as responsible as he.
I travel on public transport and our bus drive this week has been punctuated by the sounds of sniffles and chesty coughs. Not a protective mask was in sight I hasten to add. This poor public attitude would not be tolerated in
The government has been attempting to educate the population to be more socially responsible but the message is clearly not getting through when it comes to public transport.
What is happening is that parents are keeping their precious children well away from public gatherings and the streets are also much quieter than usual.
The organisers of the Asian Youth Games which are being held in