When the Straits Times posted its article about Malcolm Tan on the 17th December 2017 on Facebook, there was some unexpected fallout. Apart from the legion of naysayers who (some would say correctly) pointed out that this is not news worthy of being reported in such a fine paper, one voice stood out.
That voice accused Mr. Tan of owing him $50,000. Whether is it true or not, we can not say, nor pass judgement on. What can be argued however is that there is often ‘no smoke without fire’. You can find the entire thread and read all of the comments on the Straits Times Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/TheStraitsTimes/posts/10154960857047115
Here is the interesting snippet.