Google has ceased accepting political advertisements in Singapore months before the anticipated election, documents show. Photo: Reuters Google has ceased accepting political advertisements in Singapore months before the anticipated election, documents show. Photo: Reuters
Google has ceased accepting political advertisements in Singapore months before the anticipated election, documents show. Photo: Reuters

Singapore’s ‘fake news’ laws stop Google accepting political ads as election looms

  • People’s Action Party has been in power since 1965 and says Singapore is vulnerable to foreign interference. Critics say measures stifle dissent
  • Facebook is still accepting political advertisements in Singapore although government has brought pressure to bear over political content

Topic |   Singapore
Google has ceased accepting political advertisements in Singapore months before the anticipated election, documents show. Photo: Reuters Google has ceased accepting political advertisements in Singapore months before the anticipated election, documents show. Photo: Reuters
Google has ceased accepting political advertisements in Singapore months before the anticipated election, documents show. Photo: Reuters
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