Singapore’s “anti fake news” law comes into effect after President Halimah Yacob assents to it

The President of Singapore, Madam Halimah Yacob has assented to the¬†Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) on June 3 and it has been published in the Government Gazette. POFMA has been dubbed as Singapore’s very own fake news law. POFMA was passed in parliament on May 8, after a fierce debate that took … Continue reading Singapore’s “anti fake news” law comes into effect after President Halimah Yacob assents to it