After renovation, of Chinese language on signboards at NTUC Foodfare’s food court in Block 303, Choa Chua Kang Avenue 4 were taken out.
Numerous ageing customers were puzzled on the foremost day of its fresh reopening and had enquired the staff at the stalls to explain the menus before they start ordering.
This lapse is harmful to Singapore’s exertions to nurture a multilingual atmosphere against a background of today’s younger cohort being progressively incapable to be fluent in their mother tongue.
For places with many elderly residents, Foodfare could at least place Chinese on signboard for their benefits.
First NTU, now NTUC. Is it a trend for food centres to remove Chinese signs from their stalls?