Speculation has been mounting that Singaporeans could soon head to the polls. Photo: Reuters

In Singapore, Facebook tightens rules for political ads to ‘prevent spread of misinformation’ ahead of elections

  • Those in Singapore posting political ads on Facebook or Instagram must now first confirm their identity and location, and disclose who is responsible for the ad
  • The new requirements will also apply to those wanting to run ads related to social issues such as immigration and crime
Topic |   Singapore

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Speculation has been mounting that Singaporeans could soon head to the polls. Photo: Reuters
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A US Navy ship docks at Changi Naval Base in Singapore. Photo: AFP

Singapore renews military bases pact with US amid deepening defence ties with China

  • Washington renews pact granting US forces access to Lion City’s bases until 2035, underlining the city state’s importance to America’s Asia strategy
  • Late leader Lee Kuan Yew once said he had no objections to both the US and China one day having logistics bases in his country
Topic |   United States

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A US Navy ship docks at Changi Naval Base in Singapore. Photo: AFP
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