Disinformation in China-US rivalry: a case study

Academic Views

AcademiaSG editors CHONG JA IAN and LINDA LIM relate how their interview with a Hong Kong newspaper was distorted by a PRC news outlet. One year ago, in October 2021, the government passed FICA, the Foreign Interference Countermeasures Act (FICA), two years after passing POFMA, the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA), in […]

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Beyond global post-pandemic inflationary pressures, Singapore’s economic structure will continue to drive up domestic costs


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The public discourse on inflation in Singapore has focused on imported inflation, and its mitigation through currency appreciation. But there are also domestic sources of inflation rooted in our overall economic development strategy, argue economists Linda Lim and Nigel Chiang of the University of Michigan.1 One year ago, central bankers worldwide mostly expected rising inflation […]

September 10, 2022

Disinformation in China-US rivalry: a case study


Academic Views

AcademiaSG editors CHONG JA IAN and LINDA LIM relate how their interview with a Hong Kong newspaper was distorted by a PRC news outlet. One year ago, in October 2021, the government passed FICA, the Foreign Interference Countermeasures Act (FICA), two years after passing POFMA, the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA), in […]

September 18, 2022

How to Outsmart Mis/Disinformation about the Ukraine war and other events


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华文版,请继续往下阅读。Sila gulir ke bawah untuk membaca versi Bahasa Melayu. Many people have been reporting confusion and even receiving dubious information about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Wars are moments where powerful states and other actors use the vast resources available to them to shape information and narratives. These efforts seek to discredit adversaries while trying to […]

April 23, 2022

What fate for 377A? Choose you this day


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Professor of Law Michael Hor critiques the Court of Appeal’s recent judgement concerning the criminalisation of gay sex. Either the Government or the Courts should stop sitting on the fence and come down in favour of removing this harmful piece of legislation, he argues.

April 8, 2022