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Is Xi Jinping under house arrest amid a coup in China?

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We came across the following post being shared in a Singapore-based Telegram channel: The post contains an undated video taken from a moving vehicle on an expressway in China that…

Was Zimbabwe’s president rejected from attending Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral?

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We came across this post circulating on various social media channels: According to the post, which contains a letter allegedly from Buckingham Palace, President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe was rejected…

Is the World Economic Forum encouraging the consumption of expired food?

| Environment, Lifestyle, Society | No Comments
We came across the following web post being shared in a Singapore-based Telegram channel: The post states that the World Economic Forum (WEF) has convinced the UK to remove ‘best…

[COVIDWatch]: Has a US health agency started recommending Ivermectin to treat Covid-19?

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We came across this post on Facebook: The post, which contains a screenshot of a page from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) website alludes to Ivermectin being present…

Did BBC Radio 1 Dance resume music right after announcing Queen Elizabeth’s death?

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We came across this post on Twitter: The tweet, with over 95 thousand likes, contains a recording from BBC Radio 1 Dance, a British digital radio show operated by the…

Will the Queen’s corgis be buried alive with her?

| International Politics, Satire | No Comments
We came across the following Twitter post trending and being shared across multiple social media platforms, including Telegram and Whatsapp: The post by the account @Reductress suggests that Queen Elizabeth’s…

Did Joe Biden threaten to bomb American citizens?

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We came across the following screenshot of a Twitter post trending on social media: The post claims that the president of the United States, Joe Biden, ‘flexed’ (or arrogantly described)…

[VACCINEWatch]: Did nearly half of the pregnant women in a Pfizer vaccine trial suffer from miscarriages?

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We came across this post on Facebook: According to the post which contains a link to an article by the Florida Standard, 44 percent of pregnant women participating in Pfizer’s…

National Day: Identity & Security

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An Evolving Celebration Singapore first celebrated National Day and the accompanying parade since 1966, a year after its separation from Malaysia. The parade has grown and evolved over the years…

Will the California electric grid never have capacity for its residents’ electric vehicles?

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We came across the following post on reddit: The post links to an article on the site Citizens News titled ‘California electric company admits it will NEVER be able to…

[VACCINEWatch]: Did a study find cardiovascular adverse effects in a third of teens following Pfizer vaccination?

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We came across this post on Twitter: The tweet, with over 11,000 retweets, contains a link to a preprint study by Suyanee Mansanguan of Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital in Bangkok and…

Will the asteroid 2018 LF16 slam into Earth in 2023?

| Crisis and Disaster, Science | No Comments
We came across the following post on reddit: Referencing the website Beauty of Planet Earth, the post suggests that a 700-foot (213m) -long asteroid named 2018 LF16 was assessed by…