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Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears

Singapore’s parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms.

Singapore's 'fake news' laws upset tech giants

Tech giants have reacted with horror after Singapore proposed laws against "fake news" allowing authorities to order the removal of content and impose fines.

US State Department concerned by Malaysia's 'fake news' bill

The Southeast Asian country is one of the first to introduce such a law, especially ahead of a potentially imminent general election.
April 04, 2018 | 03:29 pm GMT+7

Facebook removes, then restores anti-immigrant video posted by Hungarian politician

Facebook and other networks have in many countries surpassed traditional media as a way for politicians to reach voters.
March 08, 2018 | 08:44 am GMT+7

Vietnam's corruption ranking improves amid global stagnation: survey

The country's intensified fight against corruption has boosted public confidence, but it still ranks in the bottom half globally.
February 22, 2018 | 03:42 pm GMT+7

China considers punishing those who slander heroes and martyrs

Insulting party history might be a crime in China. 
December 22, 2017 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Black journalist's sacking sparks race row in France

Does France have a problem talking about racism? 'The country sees itself as a white country.'
December 21, 2017 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Backlash over Hong Kong's immigration 'blacklist'

Concerns are rising as freedom in Hong Kong is restricted. 
December 21, 2017 | 10:30 am GMT+7

Trump's war on CNN takes on new significance in merger debate

Even as his Justice Department moved to block the deal, the president has stepped up his attacks on the major news network.
December 01, 2017 | 03:52 pm GMT+7

Skype joins list of apps on China blacklist

Skype's removal from app stores comes as China prepares to host its fourth World Internet Conference next month.
November 23, 2017 | 05:43 pm GMT+7

Indonesia threatens to block WhatsApp messaging over obscene content

Indonesian government gave Whatsapp a two-day notice to block obscene GIF images. 
November 07, 2017 | 08:52 am GMT+7

National Assembly approves amended Law on Press

Vietnam’s National Assembly has passed amendments to the Law on Press that include new provisions on source protection and how state agencies interact with the press.
April 05, 2016 | 05:29 pm GMT+7
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