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“Singapore invokes fake-news law [on political enemies] again”

“The Singapore government invoked its fake news law on Saturday to order an opposition party to publish corrections on two social media posts and an article on its website about local employment. It is the third time that authorities have … Continue reading

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Facebook submits to Singapore’s ‘fake news’ law

“Facebook has added a correction notice to a post that Singapore’s government said contained false information. It is the first time Facebook has issued such a notice under the city-state’s controversial “fake news” law. Singapore claimed the post, by fringe news … Continue reading

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No Free Speech: “Singapore’s ‘fake news’ law takes effect…”

“Singapore’s new law to combat “fake news” came into effect Wednesday despite criticism from tech giants and activists, who labelled the tough rules a “chilling” attempt to stifle dissent. The law gives government ministers powers to order social media sites … Continue reading

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Asian Governments use “Fake News” As Excuse To Censor It’s Citizens & Silence Critics

“In Thailand, authorities, citing “fake news,” have been strengthening their 12-year-old Computer Crimes Act to stop anti-government criticism, regardless of whether the statements are true. The law, initially aimed at stopping slights to the monarchy, has expanded to discourage criticism … Continue reading

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Singapore Health Data Stolen: “…HIV data leak…”

“…The leak, which involved the data of 5,400 Singaporeans and 8,800 foreigners, has caused widespread consternation. Sumita Banerjee, executive director of NGO Action for AIDS (AFA), said people with the virus had been calling up her group in tears. “One … Continue reading

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U.S. & North Korea Summit In Singapore: Details [Updated: 6/13/18]

“Trump’s unlikely allies on North Korea talks — progressive Democrats” “President Donald Trump has found an unlikely source of support as he meets with North Korea leader Kim Jong-un: Democrats… “We are encouraged by your efforts to pursue direct diplomacy … Continue reading

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“World’s first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore”

“The world’s first self-driving taxis will be picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday…. The service will start small — six cars now, growing to a dozen by the end of the year… For now, the taxis only will run … Continue reading

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