Mong Palatino

Blogging about the Philippines and the Asia-Pacific since 2004


@mongster is a Manila-based activist, former Philippine legislator, and blogger/analyst of Asia-Pacific affairs.

Singapore Tightens Grip on News Websites

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Written for The Diplomat Singapore’s new licensing scheme for news websites has ignited a flurry of criticism from netizens, press freedom advocates, and human rights groups, who have quickly denounced it as a draconian censorship measure. On May 28, the Media Development Authority (MDA) announced that news websites reporting on Singapore that receive at least […]

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