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Photo of Khaw Boon Wan lookalike on the train goes viral

The photo which was actually that of actor Henry Thia received 1,100 reactions and almost 400 comments tickling the funny bone of many netizens

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Much to the amusement of many netizens, a photo of someone who looked like Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan sleeping on the MRT has gone viral.

The photo, which received 1,100 reactions and almost 400 comments in a few hours showed a man who resembled Khaw fast asleep in the ‘reserved seat’ on the MRT.

Captioned ‘Transport Minister too tired, must take a short nap in the train. Hard work to check on reliability, ok!’, the photo tickled many netizens who had a good laugh.

Transport Minister too tired, must take a short nap in the train. Hard work to check on reliability, ok!<Reader contribution by Raven>

Posted by All Singapore Stuff on Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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The resemblance was uncanny, but it turned out that the man in the photo was actually Henry Thia.

The latter is a former actor and comedian, who in 2004 played the recurring role of Georgie Gan in Police & Thief.

Photo: Twitter

Thia has often joked that he and Khaw are twins.

Netizens however, were rather irate that Thia was not allowed to peacefully take a nap.

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