Ronan Keating’s erroneous IG post about ships turned away from S’pore due to Covid-19 disappears – – News from Singapore, Asia and around the world

On Mar. 2, Ronan Keating found himself a hot topic in Singapore.

The Irish singer had claimed that ships were not allowed to dock in Singapore’s port due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Singer Ronan Keating claims ships not allowed to dock in S’pore port due to Covid-19 in picturesque IG post

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) subsequently debunked Keating’s post.

MPA debunks Ronan Keating’s IG post, adds #WeCouldntSayNothingAtAll

Sometime between the debunking on Mar. 2, around 6:30pm, and Mar. 3, past midnight, Keating’s post was removed.

Here’s the now-unavailable post, in case you missed it:

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However, whether it was deleted/ archived by him, or by the platform, is unknown.

The following post, on an auction to support Australia’s bushfire relief, became Keating’s most recent post for a while.

Until he posted another one at about 1am:

User asked for apology

Social media users were quick to notice the post’s removal, and were even quicker to point it out.

Like so:

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One person commented with a parody of Keating’s caption:

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A few, however, felt that the singer should address the post, and even apologise.

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¯_(ツ)_/¯

Top image via Ronan Keating’s Instagram

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