On February 15, STR’s Facebook page was served with a declaration stating that it was a “declared online location” under Pofma. Photo: AP

Singapore orders Facebook to block access to States Times Review’s page under ‘fake news law’

  • Communications and Information Ministry says website repeatedly conveyed falsehoods, breaching Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act
  • Ministry spokesperson said this was the first time this particular disabling provision of Pofma had been used
Topic |   Singapore
On February 15, STR’s Facebook page was served with a declaration stating that it was a “declared online location” under Pofma. Photo: AP
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