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Independent news website shut down in Singapore for content "objectionable to state interests"

Independent news website shut down in Singapore for content

Singaporean authorities ordered an independent news website to be shut down, citing the website's content as being objectionable to state interests, according to news reports. The Real Singapore is the first news website to be shut down under the country's licensing regulations, introduced in 2013.

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