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Did Donald Trump write ‘Joe, you know I won’ in his letter to President Biden?

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The United States of America has a new president, and current POTUS Joe Biden told reporters at the White House that outgoing president Donald Trump left him a "very generous letter"…

[COVIDWatch]: Did ‘TV CNA’ report about a new virus mutated from COVID-19?

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We were alerted to this message being forwarded on WhatsApp: The author of the message makes reference to news that reportedly talks about a new virus that is "mutated from…

[COVIDWatch]: Can you delete your TraceTogether data by SMSing this number?

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We have updated the article and its rating following clarification from GovTech. - According to an article on website RoC Research, individuals might be able to get their TraceTogether data…

Quick Poll: Gender identity in Singapore

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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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We have updated the article and rating for the fact-check following news of Ma's recent public appearance. - Is Alibaba and Ant Group founder Jack Ma missing? This is a…

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…