Hossan Leong is fine

Posted on 15 December 2011

No biggies folks, he is moving on.

Here’s the whole story briefly:

On the morning of Dec. 14, SMRT Circle Line system experienced some malfunction presumably before 7 a.m. and it would get awkward soon enough when they couldn’t rectify the issue completely in time.

This caused mainstream panic and confusion and piss-poor contingency plans did not help. A lot of people were standing on the platform rubbing buttocks against buttocks because there was nowhere else to turn to.

A bit of hoo-ha and rumour circulated by afternoon about a local radio presenter Hossan Leong getting into trouble for making some public announcement on-air regarding the SMRT Circle Line train system going tits up.

Here are some of his original tweets:

These were posted by Hossan in the earlier part of yesterday but are no longer to be found at its source, so they are presumably deleted.

And at about 7 p.m. later that day, Hossan tweeted that all is good and it was a misunderstanding that got blown slightly out of proportion and he was ready to move on.

Therefore, the fuss really is about whether Twitter should be used as a basis of information to be disseminated by mainstream personalities or channels while awaiting official word.

So, is it indeed ok?

Erm… Let’s see…

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