Latest stories about Singapore
31 May 2014
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong sued blogger Roy Ngerng for defamation in connection to a blog article alleging that the leader was involved in corruption.
24 March 2014
Cyber harassment, bullying, and online stalking are now criminalized in Singapore. Will it lead to the protection of Internet users or curtailment of free speech?
23 December 2013
The Breakfast Network socio-political news site ceased operations in Singapore after rejecting new state licensing requirements. The issue has revived debate on Singapore's so-called "light touch" Internet regulation.
8 October 2013
Both off and online, censorship is still enforced in several Southeast Asian countries through the use of draconian laws and strict media regulation.
10 June 2013
An estimated crowd of 2,000 people joined a protest assembly in Singapore’s Hong Lim Park last June 8, 2013 to oppose the government’s new licensing scheme for news websites. Organized by the ‘Free My Internet’ movement, it was reported to be the ‘largest blogger-led protest’ in Singapore.
8 June 2013
A new animated video explains how the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive trade agreement being negotiated by the United States and ten governments from around the Pacific region, could have alarming consequences for Internet users.
4 June 2013
A new licensing scheme for news websites announced by Singapore's Media Development Authority has been denounced by many as a censorship measure. A group of concerned netizens calling themselves the ‘Free My Internet’ movement has invited the public to join a rally this coming Saturday to demand the withdrawal of the controversial regulation.