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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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.