Your monthly dose of buzzworthy goodness from around the lion’s den.
Car breaks down, workers jump in to help
On the morning of 5th March, along Toa Payoh Lorong 8, the car in front of Facebook user Laura Dominique Yeap broke down and held up traffic behind it. As her friend stepped forward to lend a hand in pushing the stalled car to the side of the road, so did a group of thoughtful foreign workers carrying out roadworks nearby.
Motorcyclist goes the extra mile on the PIE
A kind motorcyclist helped aid an ambulance clear the way along the Pan Island Expressway (PIE). Accompanying her mother in the emergency vehicle, Facebook user Maria N Clyde Alexander expressed her gratitude towards Mr Mohamad Rafiq Azhar by posting a video clip of his kind act on Facebook which went viral and was met with praise.
Abused puppy dragged by the neck finds new loving home
In an animal abuse video that went viral on social media last October, a six-month-old puppy was seen to be cruelly dragged and swung around on a leash by its owner. Rescued by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), the puppy has recently been adopted by a doting family which showers it with love and has even been renamed Liska to mark its new life.
Teacher’s emotional classroom lesson captures the heart of netizens
School teacher Matthew Zachary Liu shared on Facebook about how a classroom experiment intended to reconcile differences between his students turned into an emotional ‘best lesson ever’. The post garnered more than 29,000 shares, with tons of netizens pouring in with heartfelt comments about his dedication in wishing more to be done for the young.
More than $30,000 raised in the wake of fatal SMRT tragedy
In just two days, a fundraising campaign initiated online by two members of the public raised more than $30,000 for the two SMRT trainee staff who died during on-the-job training near Pasir Ris MRT station. The online fundraiser ended successfully and proceeds will go to the families of the two young men, in empathy of the tragedy.