Long time ago, we had the Michael Fay incident.
Then some bright spark decided to ban chewing gum.
Then people got the two mixed up and assume if you bring chewing gum into Singapore, you get caned.
And of course, there's always the "so which part of China is that?" questions.
For a while, Batman bin Supraman was pretty famous.
And now, we have Samuel Ong to thank for more notoriety.