In a 1-hour speech, K Shanmugam strikes back at WP MPs for objections to anti-fake news bill

Just before voting began, Singapore’s Law and Home Affairs Minister, addressed MP’s from the opposition Workers’ Party, calling them out on having sidestepped his question as to how POFMA would affect free speech when the bill actually narrows the Government’s power and guarantees judicial oversight

In a 1-hour speech, K Shanmugam strikes back at WP MPs for objections to anti-fake news bill

Singapore—The country’s landmark legislation to combat fake news and hate speech was passed late on Wednesday night, after nearly 14 hours of debate that occurred over two days, with one-third of the House chiming in for and against the bill. Among the Members of Parliament, 72 voted for the Bil…


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  1. It has always been so dramatic! Is it necessary?

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  2. Narrow???
    When everyone around the world says it expanded??
    Can u clarify, else this itself is fake news.

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  3. There shall be no anti-virus protection for non-subscribers

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  4. We need to hv more opposition so to keep pap busy explaining whatever they wanted to implement.

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  5. Cannot conveniences then confuse

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  6. WP, hahhahaahah, lets see if u can counter Count Shanmugam.

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  7. Tough being Mr Shanmugam. Witnessed him speak an another unrelated event. POFMA really drained him out.

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  8. You will know when you see a two headed snake.

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  9. Mr Shan m so ashamed of u AS OR HA MINISTER.U DESERVE A TALK WITH ME.DONT U THINK??

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  10. Fake news ..
    But he is not included in the bills

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  11. “bill actually narrows”
    In politician double speak, it means “bill actually concentrates”

    This concludes our first episode of falsehood example(s).

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