Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Photo: Bloomberg

Fake news decisions by Singapore government should be subject to review by independent council, say lawmakers

  • Ahead of a parliamentary debate of Singapore’s anti-fake news bill, three lawmakers have released suggested amendments to the law
  • They also proposed that the government spell out the rationale for its decisions, and that parties get access to low-cost methods of legal recourse in appeals
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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Photo: Bloomberg
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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.