Singapore has become the first Southeast Asian state to enact such a law. Photo: Facebook
Singapore has become the first Southeast Asian state to enact such a law. Photo: Facebook
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Singapore’s Foreign Interference law: what does it cover and who does it target?

  • The government didn’t specify sources of foreign meddling, but examples it gave include actions of a US envoy in Singapore and events matching alleged Chinese-linked activities overseas
  • Chinese-American academic Huang Jing was expelled in 2017 for being an agent of foreign influence, but there was no formal confirmation of who he was working for

Singapore has become the first Southeast Asian state to enact such a law. Photo: Facebook
Singapore has become the first Southeast Asian state to enact such a law. Photo: Facebook
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