Home News Even Police and SCDF were alarmed by ASS's hoax that roof of...

Even Police and SCDF were alarmed by ASS’s hoax that roof of Punggol Waterway Terraces has collapsed

Author

Date

Category

- Advertisement -

Earlier today the online publication All Singapore Stuff (ASS) claimed that the roof of Punggol Waterway Terraces has collapsed. The Housing and Development Board has since clarified that this is nothing but a hoax. ASS has since taken down the article.

ASS who attributed the article to a contributor identified as “Bhagonwali” said: “Previous (sic), the owners of the Built-to-Order (BTO) flats had taken to the Internet to voice their unhappiness over the poor workmanship of their flats.”
2
It seems that even the Police and the Singapore Civil Defence Force were taken in by the hoax. Channel NewsAsia reported that both agencies had set-up a cordon around the area, but the incident was confirmed to be a false alarm.

The Housing and Development Board (HDB) in clarifying that the article by ASS is just a hoax and advising its readers not to be fooled by it, took a light-hearted approach to the misinformation.

It said: “Doesn’t its roof remind you of the terraced rice fields of Asia?”

- Advertisement -

HDB also said in its Facebook that it will be informing the police about the hoax.
Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

No tags for this post.
- Advertisement -

Calvin Cheng: We have very little. We are a tiny city-state. Our existence depends on us being open.

Singapore — Former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng has taken to Facebook to speak about vaccinations and exiting Covid-19 restrictions in Singapore. He starts by saying that having an approved vaccine is better than not having a vaccine at all....

Lim Tean questions if Singapore’s foreign worker population will be larger than local labour force

Singapore — Lawyer and opposition leader Lim Tean posed a question on Facebook regarding the population of foreign workers in Singapore. Mr Lim put up a post with a short caption, "Will The Number Of Foreign Workers Soon Surpass Singaporean Workers?" In his...

Ex-PAP candidate accused of trying to smear Sarah Bagharib but shows the wrong woman

Singapore – Former People's Action Party (PAP) election candidate Shamsul Kamar is under fire for sharing a picture purportedly of Ms  Sarah Bagharib but that turned out to be of someone else. Ms Sarah has recently been embroiled in a controversy with...
Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

No tags for this post.
Theindependent