24 Apr '11, 2am

3 MRT commuters with eyes covered in sleep masks were seen sleeping in reserved seats, sparking calls for graciousness

3 MRT commuters with eyes covered in sleep masks were seen sleeping in reserved seats, sparking calls for graciousness

Is donning an eye mask a way to say I-can't-see-you-so-don't-expect-me-to-give-up-my-seat or are the culprits trying to hide their identities? Whatever the reason, it does not make for gracious behaviour. -- PHOTOS: STOMP READERS WITHIN the last three weeks, three photos of MRT commuters apparently sleeping with their eyes covered with sleep masks in reserved seats appeared on citizen journalism website Stomp. Dr William Wan, general manager of the Singapore Kindness Movement Secretariat, wrote in to my paper, urging Singaporeans to 'improve the level of graciousness on public transport'. Read the full story in The Sunday Times.

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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