Fake News

Rolex watches aren't from Najib's home Fake News

Rolex watches aren't from Najib's home

On May 19th, an image showing a tray of six gold Rolex watches was widely shared on social media site Pinterest. Singapore-based luxury goods store...

EU refutes Hungary’s “fake news” Fake News

EU refutes Hungary’s “fake news”

An EU spokesperson has termed the latest Hungarian government campaign ad of supporting illegal immigration as “fake news”. The controversial ad...

Danish man: first person to be sentenced by Malaysia’s Anti-Fake -News law Fake News

Danish man: first person to be sentenced by Malaysia’s Anti-Fake -News law

Salah Salem Saleh Sulaiman, 46, is a citizen of Denmark. He had posted a video on YouTube on April 21, after a Palestinian lecturer was shot and...

Kremlin critic and journalist Arkady Babchenko Fake News

Kremlin critic and journalist Arkady Babchenko

Prominent Kremlin critic and journalist Arkady Babchenko staged his death with help from Ukrainian authorities to thwart an alleged Russian...

Warning against ‘Deepfake’ ahead of 2020 elections Fake News

Warning against ‘Deepfake’ ahead of 2020 elections

Many lawmakers are increasingly circumspect of the threat of video manipulation, also known as ‘Deepfake’ ahead of the 2020 US presidential elections.

The never-ending fake news during Indian elections 2019 Fake News

The never-ending fake news during Indian elections 2019

While India begins its most massive democratic exercise with more than nine hundred million citizens registered to vote in the country’s general...

CNN ‘Journalist of the Year’ peddles fake news Fake News

CNN ‘Journalist of the Year’ peddles fake news

A top European news magazine fired one of its star journalists after the discovery that he had been fabricating facts and sources in more than a...

Fake news spread after cyber attack in Singapore Fake News

Fake news spread after cyber attack in Singapore

Following the recent cyber attack that stole personal information of 1.5 million people including the Prime Minister of Singapore has been termed as...

New Zealand take off Sky News from the air? Fake News

New Zealand take off Sky News from the air?

Following the horrific mosque shootings in New Zealand, it was reported that the government removed Sky News or Fox News from the air in March for...

Fake News Threatens Taiwan Elections Fake News

Fake News Threatens Taiwan Elections

Taiwanese officials claimed that China spread "fake news" via social media to swing Taiwanese voters away from President Tsai Ing-wen's party and...

Duterte in hospital? Fake News

Duterte in hospital?

A recent news flourished as to how President Rodrigo Duterte was rushed to the hospital after his third State of the Nation Address. However, the...

Trump votes for death penalty for being gay Fake News

Trump votes for death penalty for being gay

On 3rd October 2017 the news was published by WashingtonSources saying that Trump votes for death penalty for being gay.

Rise of Fake News at a tense time Fake News

Rise of Fake News at a tense time

Since India’s retaliation of the February 15th Pulwama attack, the internet, social media and other platforms have been flooded with fake news....

Earthquake, Tsunami & Fake news in Indonesia Fake News

Earthquake, Tsunami & Fake news in Indonesia

Indonesia was recently affected by a massive earthquake and tsunami that devastated parts of Sulawesi and killed more than 1,400 people. Social media...

Was Anthony Bourdain Killed by Clinton Operatives? Fake News

Was Anthony Bourdain Killed by Clinton Operatives?

On 9th June 2018, YourNewsWire.com published a news linking the celebrity chef's death to Hillary Clinton for spreading fake news..

Facebook tackles fake news bots Fake News

Facebook tackles fake news bots

Facebook has recently removed 500 pages and accounts allegedly over peddling fake news in the Central European, Ukrainian and other Eastern European...

Untrue: The NEA using cameras to spot smokers at home Fake News

Untrue: The NEA using cameras to spot smokers at home

Rumours have circulated on social media earlier this week, claiming that the National Environment Agency (NEA), Singapore had put up cameras in...

 Is McDonald’s Replacing All Cashiers with Robots Fake News

Is McDonald’s Replacing All Cashiers with Robots

A fake news site twisted information about self-serve kiosks into a false claim that McDonald's is replacing all their cashiers with "robots."...

Julian Assange met with Paul Manafort? Fake News

Julian Assange met with Paul Manafort?

On November 27, the Guardian published an eye-catching article, claiming that its journalists had seen an Ecuadorian intelligence agency document...