Singapore contemplating new fake news law

There are reports of Singapore contemplating to bring in new laws to address the threat of fake news. Fake news has been on the rise and many countries are looking to introduce legislation to rein in the fake news trend, which many, including social media companies, feel may be used by governments to exert control over the media. Social media companies, including Facebook and Twitter, have expressed their concerns on the possible plans by Singapore to bring in a new law to tackle the threat of fake news, arguing that sufficient rules are already in place.