Tag: Singapore Kindness Movement.

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Hashtag #NationofKindness to donate a loaf of Gardenia bread to the needy!

Feel like doing an act of kindness or saw someone doing one? It doesn’t really have to be anything big. Instead, it can just be 1 simple action –  a smile, a word or even a small step towards graciousness can all contribute to make someone’s day. A Nation of Kindness Starts with ONE After that, …

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Singa the Courtesy Lion: I quit! // Yes Singa resigns

You saw that right: Singa the Courtesy Lion: I quit After more than 30 years on the job, one of Singapore’s best-known campaign mascots has tendered his resignation. In an open letter to Singaporeans posted on the Singapore Kindness Movement (SKM) website on Wednesday, Singa the Lion wrote: “I need a long break, and you …

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Just a Gentle Reminder..

Spotted on my Facebook newsfeed from my friends sharing this photo: I (Adrian Tee) was at Adam Road food centre when I saw this old uncle bent with age and walking with very shaky legs and hands struggling to clean the toilet sink (barely). Filled with sadness at the sight all I could think of at …

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Chivalry, Courtesy and Life of Pi

Surprisingly in Singapore, the words chivalry and courtesy still exist. SOMETIMES. Then again, the latter can be attributed to the Singapore government’s constant reminder to us Singapore to practice being courteous to one another through the Singapore Kindness Movement. Background & History In his 1996 New Year Message, then Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong highlighted …