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Singapore ‘fake news’ law to take effect Wednesday

Individuals deemed to have maliciously spread false information face up to 10 years in jail.

Singapore PM says ‘fake news’ law not against free speech

The law has sparked outrage from rights groups, who fear they could be used to stifle online discussion.

Gobind: Anti-Fake News Act will be repealed

As the new communications and multimedia minister, he says media freedom will be his main agenda.

PH still committed to axing fake news law, says Guan Eng

The DAP secretary-general says he will clarify with Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad what he means by redefining the anti-fake news law.

Remove laws that restrict press freedom and free speech, says ex-judge

Putrajaya must also look into revamping the justice system and workings of the Election Commission, says Gopal Sri Ram

Why Najib is expected to win GE14

The prime minister will likely benefit from continued suspicion of PH chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the recent redrawing of electoral boundaries, and split votes due to PAS.

Guan Eng: Fake news law and internet laws a rotten cocktail

The DAP secretary-general says the proposed fake news law combined with existing internet laws will drastically curtail freedom of expression, adding the probe into his action of singing an anti-GST song is a taste of things to come.

Azalina: Proposed fake news law will complement existing ones

Minister Azalina Othman says there's also a need to update and improve existing laws according to current technology and mass media development.

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