Singapore government: We developed AI to detect fake news

According to propaganda state media TodayOnline, the Singapore government's Defence Science Organisation (DSO) has developed a computer program with artificial intelligence (AI) to detect fake news. The DSO National...

PAP MPs: Harsher penalties and new laws to prosecute websites publishing “fake news”

PAP MP Yee Chia Hsing and Zaqy Mohammad will be asking the Law Ministry to increase penalties and introduce new law provisions to prosecute websites publishing "fake news". According...

Minister Ng Chee Meng: Fake news on internet is a threat to government

Speaking at an officer commissioning parade held at SAFTI MI, Education Minister Ng Chee Meng said that fake news on the internet is a threat to the government: "The threats...

Minister Yaacob: Foreign news sites like States Times Review should report “responsibly”

Announced in Parliament yesterday (Mar 6), Minister of Communication and Information Yaacob Ibrahim said that the government will impose more censorship laws for foreign news sites to ensure Singaporeans...

State media: Singaporeans praise the Government for being commendable in name change

In an article by state media Mediacorp TodayOnline, the government media claimed that Singaporeans praise the government for being commendable in the name change of Syonan Gallery. Without giving any...

PAP-backed website and Facebook page let off with warning after election ad breach

Singapore's government websites, "Fabrications About the PAP" and "Independent Singapore", are both let off with only a warning after a breach on the election advertising rule. Managed by a...

Government: Be careful of fake news online

Singapore's Media Literacy Council (MLC) cautioned Singaporeans to be careful of fake news online, saying that the government will launch a media campaign to warn people of fake information....

Minister Chee Hong Tat: Mediacorp is credible and reliable

Speaking at Mediacorp building on the first day of Chinese New Year (Jan 28), Minister of STate for Communications and Information Chee Hong Tat told media reporters that Singaporeans...

Singapore government use Straits Times to resist China: Continue military exercise with Taiwan

Singapore's government mouthpiece state media Straits Times published an anti-China letter calling for Singapore to resist China's pressure to terminate "Operation Starlight" in Taiwan. The military exercise codenamed "Operation...

Singapore state media see 43.8% drop in profits for Q1

In the latest quarterly result Q1, Singapore's 154th ranking in credibility state media, Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), saw a 43.8% drop in net profits to S$45.7 million. This follows...

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Epilogue

The past week has been heartening to read that many Singaporeans have expressed disappointment in the shut down of States Times Review. I have been...

STR to shut down

The States Times Review website has been blocked under false charges of "fake news" and "criminal defamation" laid by the Singapore dictatorship.   As such, the...

Law Minister K Shanmugam threatens 2 years jail for “Criminal Defamation”

Singapore's Law Minister K Shanmugam has gone to the local state media threatening that the articles published by States Times Review is "criminal defamation"....