Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga. Photos: TNS, AFP

Derision on social media as Singapore’s list of ‘offensive’ songs by Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande hits the wrong notes

  • A list of “offensive” lyrics by performers such as Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and Nine Inch Nails was distributed to Singapore parliamentarians on Monday
  • It was used cited as examples of songs that could affect racial and religious harmony in the city state
Topic |   Singapore

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Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga. Photos: TNS, AFP
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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Photo: AFP

Singapore introduces anti-fake news law to counter falsehoods aimed at ‘exploiting’ the city’s ‘fault lines’

  • The proposed law steps up existing powers the government has to compel news outlets to display corrections or disclaimers about falsehoods in published content
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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Photo: AFP
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