Funds for NDP funpacks, fireworks can be put to better use to fight Covid-19 outbreak

Funds for NDP funpacks, fireworks can be put to better use to fight Covid-19 outbreak

21/5/2020 3:30:00 PM

Funds for NDP funpacks, fireworks can be put to better use to fight Covid-19 outbreak

I am thankful that the Government has chosen to go ahead with the National Day Parade (NDP) this year (“NDP 2020 to be live-streamed; show segment indoors for the first time, with no audience”; May 20).

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Funpacks seem more expensive and will appreciate by some, than Firework. So.. Firework FTW May not be appropriate to have fireworks during the pandemic but fun packs will bring cheer to families and kids No way to please everyone. Some may nd the fireworks n stuff to relieve them of covid stress and some may rather hv the $ spent on ndp due to job losses or paycuts.

NDP 2020 to have morning and evening shows; shows to be scaled down in line with COVID-19 precautionsSINGAPORE: This year’s National Day Parade (NDP) will be split into morning and evening shows, with participant numbers drastically reduced in ... renceheng Why even have it? The money should be used to support healthcare workers instead.

NDP 2020 to be live-streamed; show segment indoors for the first time, with no audienceSINGAPORE — This year’s National Day Parade will go on but for the first time in 55 years there will be no audience. This is interesting. Wonder how it will be like 🧐

Five things to know about NDP 2020: Celebrating at home, joining the virtual choirSINGAPORE - Plans for celebrating Singapore's birthday on Aug 9 this year were unveiled by the National Day Parade (NDP) executive committee on Wednesday (May 20), with a different concept amid the Covid-19 outbreak from previous parades.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

E-sports: Singapore gamers to participate in #PlayApartTogether to raise funds for vulnerable groupsSINGAPORE - Local e-sports athletes, gaming streamers, professional footballers and online gaming personalities are banding together as part of PlayApartTogether in Singapore (PATSG) to raise funds for home-based nursing services, migrant workers and lower-income families.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Did hedge funds score on masks and sanitiser? Not so muchWhat would seem like a sure win for elite investors - early bets on companies racing to make face masks, hand sanitiser and other ...

Did hedge funds score on masks and sanitizer? Not so muchWhat would seem like a sure win for elite investors - early bets on companies racing to make face masks, hand sanitizer and other coronavirus-related protective products - turned out to be a relatively unpopular strategy and one with surprisingly mixed results. Few hedge funds increased their holdings IMHO would be short-term thinking & risky. Most probably realize chasing to profit from a pandemic isn't good taste, nor a good strategy IMHO. Reputable companies like 3M won't price gouge. Sure, demand for PPE & sanitizers is up but the market can adjust production