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[COVIDWatch]: Is Temasek Holdings giving out “expired” masks?

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We came across this Facebook post: The author of the Facebook post shares a photo of the free MaskPlusTM Livinguard reusable mask that Temasek Foundation is currently giving out to…

Are you charged for sending and receiving “good morning” pictures on WhatsApp?

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We've been alerted to this WhatsApp message being forwarded on the platform: The message states that from 1 March (it is not mentioned which year is being referred to), both…

TODAY: “When fake news makes it harder to tackle the threat of online radicalisation by far-right ideology”

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[VACCINEWatch]: Are “prolong erection and increase in size” side effects of the vaccine?

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We have updated the article with clarification from JurongHealth Campus. - We came across this post on a thread on HardwareZone: The author posts what seems like a cropped photo…

Is the perpetrator in the recent maid abuse incident a new citizen?

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We came across this post on Facebook: The author of the post shares a link to an article on India-based news platform NEWS18 with the title "Indian-origin Woman in Singapore…

Are there really 650,000 Overseas Indians in Singapore?

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We came across this post on Facebook: The author of the post included a link to an article on Singapore Uncensored which was published in September 2020. The article talks…

[VACCINEWatch]: Did a man suffer from a heart attack after taking the vaccine?

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We came across this post on Facebook: In the post, the author states that a 72-year-old man is still in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after having a heart attack,…

[COVIDWatch]: Does contracting COVID-19 affect sperm count?

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We came across this post on Facebook: The author shares an article from Sarawak-based publication See Hua Daily News which references another article on science news website LiveScience which talks…

CNA938: “FactChecker” with Nicholas Fang

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Every Friday, Nicholas Fang joins the morning crew on CNA938 to bust some myths. Fact or fiction? Fake or legit? Watch these videos to find out more. 12 February 2021…

Is Temasek Holdings’ new CEO part of CECA?

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We came across this post on Facebook: The author shares a link to an article which reports how Mr Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara will take over Ms Ho Ching as the…

[VACCINEWatch]: Are the elderly “dropping like flies” after getting vaccinated?

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We've been alerted to these screenshots in a WhatsApp group: There is much to unpack in the wordy screenshots, but let's address the claims as they appear in the message.…

Can NEA officers issue you a fine without producing evidence?

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We came across this post on Facebook: According to the author of the post, her friend was accused by an NEA (National Environment Agency) officer for smoking in a prohibited…