Hawker who mocked customer for using CDC vouchers missed the point entirely

The CDC voucher scheme may have its drawbacks, but it has supported heartland businesses even as it helped Singaporeans to defray living expenses.

The latest tranche of CDC vouchers was distributed in January, with $300 worth of vouchers for each household. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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All he wanted was a plate of chicken rice. Instead, he got an earful about how he was a cheapskate.

Earlier in January, a man who patronised a chicken rice stall at People’s Park Food Centre, known only as Mr Lai, got a rude shock when he tried to pay for his $5.50 meal using Community Development Council (CDC) vouchers.

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