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ASAS CLARIFIES PINK DOT AD DID NOT CONTRAVENE ADVERTISING CODE

Singapore's advertising standards agency, Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS), has clarified that Pink Dot SG's advertisement placed at Cathay Cineleisure Orchard does not contravene its code and its section on "family values", but it had still recommended that the tag line "Support the Freedom to Love" be removed to avoid stoking public sentiments.

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ASAS CHAIRMAN WHO MAKES DECISION ON PINK DOT ADVERT IS A CHRISTIAN, IS THERE CONFLICT OF INTEREST?

I phoned ASAS to ask who had made the decision to demand Cathay remove their banner, given it does not violate any of the ICC guidelines. He said the chairman of ASAS has final say but that he could not give me his chairman's name. The man on the phone (ASAS) said he could not say if the decision had been made in a meeting or if one person had made that decision, possibly after receiving a complaint from a personal friend or fellow member of the Barker Road Methodist Church where Prof Tan is a member.

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