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NMPs Propose Amendments To Fake News Bill, Want To Have Independent Council To Oversee Decision Makers

3 NMPs have filed a Notice of Amendment to the POFMA in which they outlined various improvements they want to see in the Bill. They proposed that the relevant Minister must explain why something is considered a falsehood and why certain actions have to be taken. They also suggested for an independent council to oversee the decision-making process so that online falsehoods can be countered better and fairer. The next Parliament sitting is on 6 May. Will the people in power bother to listen? Singaporeans will wait and see.

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PM Lee Says Fake News Must Be Curbed Before It Affects Society, Says Nothing About Charles Chong Spreading Rumours In Punggol

PM Lee Says Fake News Must Be Curbed Before It Affects Society, Says Nothing About Charles Chong Spreading Rumours In Punggol

PM Lee though, never mentioned anything about Charles Chong proclaiming that millions of dollars in WP accounts for the Punggol SMC went missing, and that was not substantiated with hard facts. In fact, since Charles Chong won back Punggol SMC, his claims had never been proven, nor had the new Punggol SMC management commenced any legal proceedings against the claims of loss money. So was this fake news, and if this is fake news, is Charles Chong getting away with it?

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Singaporeans Hold Hong Lim Park Speeches & Gather Signatures Against Fake News Bill, But Will They Make A Difference?

Singaporeans have expressed concerns over the proposed fake news law. Some will be taking part in an event at Hong Lim Park today while others have signed a document calling for the withdrawal of the bill. Everytime there are new changes, Singaporeans voice displeasure through petitions, speeches and discussions. Have conversations worked? Will they work? If the elites do not start listening to what people have to say, it is time Singaporeans wake up themselves and make a choice that will let us all be heard.

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ALTERNATIVE MEDIA THE INDEPENDENT ACCUSED OF FAKE NEWS, ALLEGED WP WAS BLOCKED FROM RAISING PRESIDENCY MOTION

Alternative news media website The Independent insinuated that the WP was blocked from raising the motion regarding the reserved Presidency in Parliament. When in fact WP was not blocked but was subject to a ballot that Ms Sylvia Lim herself witness. It was a fair means of selecting the motions selected in Parliament yet TISG as a big alternative media player has chosen to twist the facts and stir shit.

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