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Final week, we heard a couple of man being charged $11 for Financial Rice (cai png), which left netizens questioning if it was “Inflation or theft?”. This week, a person complained that he was charged $9 for the financial rice at Henderson Market.
A netizen who glided by the identify of Li Junlian wrote on Fb on Thursday (Jun 23) that he was charged SGD 9 for a plate of rice. In a put up to public group Voice Your Grievances, Mr Li wrote that he purchased his meals on the espresso store close to the Tian Tian Hainanese Curry Rice stall.
Sharing a photograph of his meals, Mr Li wrote: “2 eggs, 1 pork cutlet, 1 sesame rooster. 9 SGD! Not even fish, prawn or seafood”.
“The PRC prepare dinner charged me. The 2nd technology younger chap boss was a well mannered man. However unsure he is aware of about over charging Mr common right here”, Mr Li added.
Within the feedback, when requested by a netizen if the stallholder suggested Mr Li of the costs earlier than he purchased his meals, Mr Li responded: “Day by day you ate (sic) your common meal on the common place on the common worth. Then in the future with out you figuring out, they improve [the] worth. You stroll in anticipating the identical however bought a shock? Truthful. They declare rising prices to justify [an] improve in promoting worth. You assume they are going to hassle [to] inform prospects? No, they merely put up their pricing board, and all of is (sic) prospects can suck thumb”.
Others additionally felt that resulting from current will increase in worth, charging $5 for a pork cutlet, and $4 for 2 eggs and sesame rooster was not unreasonable.
Final week, a buyer thought it was an excessive amount of to pay S$11 for cai png or economic system rice with fish at a hawker centre. Members from the web group confirmed unanimously that the meal was a ripoff.
“I paid S$11 for lunch this morning. I purchased this from a neighbourhood market. I do know fish is pricey, however come on, is that this an excessive amount of. Inflation or theft?” requested netizen u/Dagachi_One in a Reddit discussion board on June 15. A photograph of the meal in a clear plastic container consisted of a bit of fish, some yong tau foo and rice.
The client revealed in a remark that the dish was bought from Mayflower Market and Meals Centre in Ang Mo Kio. He admitted anticipating to pay S$5 or S$6, not S$11 for the meal. /TISG
Inflation or theft? S$11 Cai png (economic system rice) with fish from AMK hawker centre
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