Singapore invokes 'fake news' law for first time over Facebook post.


A politician in Singapore has corrected a Facebook post that questioned the independence of state investment firms after a government request, in the first use of the country’s “fake news” law.

Brad Bowyer used “false and misleading” statements alleging that the government had influenced decisions made by the state investors Temasek Holdings and GIC, according to a statement on the official government factchecking website.

Read full story here: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/25/singapore-fake-news-law-facebook-brad-bowyer

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