13 Nov '11, 4pm

(CNA|sg) Kindness "blossoms" across Singapore

(CNA|sg) Kindness "blossoms" across Singapore

SINGAPORE: Kindness "blossomed" across Singapore on Sunday as activities to mark World Kindness Day kicked off along Orchard Road. The event saw some 500 volunteers giving out yellow daises to the public and encouraging them to give the flowers to someone who had shown kindness. 30,000 daisies were given out to the public. Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, who flagged off the event, also joined the volunteers in handing out the flowers. He also noted that while volunteerism in Singapore is increasing, more effort is still needed for a more gracious society. He said: "I think generally Singaporeans don't wake up every morning to become rude. I think with the hustle and bustle of life, sometimes we forget (to be gracious). "Whether or not we have arrived, I don't think so, but I think we have improved. You see reports of acts of kindne...

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