30 Aug '11, 8am

#PRC tourists climb tree at #Istana Open House -- all for a photo

#PRC tourists climb tree at #Istana Open House -- all for a photo

STOMPer sg_panda was stunned by the actions of these tourists from China. They were spotted climbing this old tree at the Istana during the Open House today. The STOMPer related the incident: "I brought two friends of mine (who had recently arrived in Singapore from Shanghai, China for a holiday) to visit the Istana today. "We were about to leave the Istana when I witnessed three tourists climbing up a tree branch one by one to take photographs. "Judging from their accent, they come from Northern China. "They were very happy and didn’t seem to realize what they were doing could easily damage the old tree. "I was shocked by their inconsiderate, indeed shameful behaviour. Their act has once again embarrassed PRC nationals in Singapore. Are the PRC nationals not embarrassed enough here? "While I believe that locals should be open-minded towards foreigners, foreigners themselv...

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