08 Oct '12, 10am

Amy Cheong says sorry for Facebook post

Amy Cheong says sorry for Facebook post

SINGAPORE: The woman who posted offensive comments on her personal Facebook page on Malay weddings at void decks said she's terribly sorry. Ms Amy Cheong said in a statement on Monday that she's aware of the pain she has caused through her insensitive remarks on social media. She said: "Please see me as a person offering my most sincere apology." Ms Cheong said there was no racism intended in her posts. She said she was trying to rest and the noise was affecting her greatly; and she understands that this was not a valid reason to post the comments. She added that she was wrong and repentant. Ms Cheong said as soon as she realised how it has affected Singaporeans, she promptly took down her posts and apologised through Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp. Ms Cheong, who was an assistant director of the Membership Department in the National Trades Union Congress, was sacked on Mo...

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