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December 30, 2020

[COVIDWatch]: Will all bars and restaurants be “open without restrictions” on 31 Dec?

We've been alerted to a message being forwarded on WhatsApp: According to the message, the…
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COVID-19Health
December 17, 2020

[COVIDWatch]: Is getting vaccinated part of an “agenda 21 depopulation” plan?

We came across this Facebook comment: The comment was in response to a post in…
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CNA938: “FactChecker” with Nicholas Fang

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Does using PayNow expose you to hackers?

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We came across this post on Facebook: The post reproduces a WhatsApp message which recounted an incident where an individual received a $20 PayNow transfer from a stranger. The payee…

Are our WhatsApp messages and calls being monitored by the government?

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We have been alerted to this rather lengthy message being forwarded on WhatsApp: The message makes several claims: All calls will be recorded, and these recordings will be saved Social…

[COVIDWatch]: Is this call to register for vaccination actually a scam?

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We've been alerted to these messages being forwarded on WhatsApp: The first message depicts what appears to be a screenshot of an SMS from the Ministry of Health (MOH). The…

Is Jack Ma missing?

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Is Alibaba and Ant Group founder Jack Ma missing? This is a question that has appeared on the headlines of numerous news websites, after his appearance in the final episode…

Quick Poll: Use of TraceTogether data

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[COVIDWatch]: Was TraceTogether data used for catching gangsters?

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We have been alerted to these messages on a Telegram group: The author of the messages makes two claims: Many gangsters were caught recently due to the authorities making use…

Did it snow in Singapore during the first few days of 2021?

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To say that the first few days of 2021 were rainy is an understatement. On 31 December, the Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) said that moderate thundery showers and windy conditions…

[COVIDWatch]: Will all bars and restaurants be “open without restrictions” on 31 Dec?

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We've been alerted to a message being forwarded on WhatsApp: According to the message, the Singapore government confirmed that "all bars and restaurants can open without restrictions" to celebrate the…

[COVIDWatch]: Did a private-hire vehicle driver contract COVID-19?

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We have updated the article with news regarding the part-time Grab driver who also works as a Singapore Airlines steward. - We came across this post on Facebook: The post…

[COVIDWatch]: Is the new strain of COVID-19 more deadly?

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We have updated the article to reflect that the first case of the new B117 strain has been detected in Singapore. - We came across a post being shared on…

[COVIDWatch]: Is getting vaccinated part of an “agenda 21 depopulation” plan?

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We came across this Facebook comment: The comment was in response to a post in which shared a link to an article on Today about how the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine…