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Stories you may have missed, January 25th

“$5 for a soda???”—Customer charged S$32 for burger, fries and soda

Image: From Singapore Reddit / @silaslovesoliver

SINGAPORE — Singaporeans were shocked after an online user shared a receipt for a burger, fries and a soda for a total of S$32 at the Five Guys branch in Singapore.

The online user took part in a Singapore news forum on Tuesday (January 24) and shared a photo of a receipt for a meal consisting of a burger, fries and soda. Total was S$32. “Wow,” the caption read. “high!”

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Netizens say Singapore is a developed country, but trash in ATM outlets doesn’t reflect developed country citizens

Photo: FB screengrab

SINGAPORE — Pictures of ATM outlets littered with discarded receipts on the floor have got the public wondering if Singapore really is a first world country.

“Hey folks, we are a first world country. Location Ang Mo Kio Central Stage DBS Outlets,” wrote a member of the Facebook group Complaint Singapore on Monday (23 January).

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Customers say “never again” after a portion of “disastrous” food cost $49.90. “He only took three bites, and the fish tasted stale.”

PHOTO: FB screengrab/COMPLAINT SINGAPORE

SINGAPORE — Since last year, many Singaporeans have opposed rising food prices and reducing portions after ingredients prices also rose. I went to drink “miserable.”

Krystal Tan bought the ingredients at Manwaro, a Chinese restaurant, and tagged her in the post. “The fish cost $49.90 (excluding gst) and only took 3 pieces. The fish was also stale and had dark flesh, indicating that the fish bass had been soaked in the sauce too long. The fish isn’t that old and dark,” she wrote, adding that the asparagus dish she ordered was also “miserable.”

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A Malaysian was told to pay an extra S$154 for another seat after he missed his bus due to a long queue at customs in Johor Bahru

Photo: Quoted from Google Maps

SINGAPORE — A Malaysian returning to Kuala Lumpur from Singapore missed his bus due to a delay at customs in Johor Bahru. A representative then contacted me and offered me another seat for an additional charge of S$154 (RM500).

S$154 was added to the original bus ticket. The cousin said she had no choice but to pay because she was a young girl with only S$184 and was stuck in customs far from her home in the middle of the night.

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‘Come on, watch out!’ — Wheelchair resident yells out neighbor who blocked elevator door with ‘unnecessary stuff’

Image: Screenshot from Facebook comment / Singapore incident / @Tan Say Chong

SINGAPORE — A Singaporean recently called out a fellow resident for allegedly blocking an elevator entrance. He took to his social media on Monday (January 23) to share a photo capturing the incident at his home building. The photo shows a child’s bicycle and some of the furniture placed in front of the elevator.

“(Block) the lift by putting all unnecessary things near the elevator door.. people in wheelchairs will have a hard time getting on the lift!” “Hey, be careful!!!”


post Stories you may have missed, January 25th first appeared The Independent Singapore News – Latest breaking news

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