New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern with her Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong. Photo: AFP New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern with her Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong. Photo: AFP
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern with her Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong. Photo: AFP
Singapore

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong says fake news law won’t muzzle free speech

  • The legislation gives ministers powers to order social media sites to put warnings next to posts authorities deem to be false
  • The laws have sparked outrage from rights groups, who fear they could be used to stifle online discussion

Topic |   Singapore
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern with her Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong. Photo: AFP New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern with her Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong. Photo: AFP
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern with her Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong. Photo: AFP
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