• Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
    Coup ‘fake news’, military united: Prayut
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday dismissed rumours of a junta order removing the military’s commanders-in-chief as “fake news”, insisting the military remained united.
    politics
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 18:12
    Facebook bans accounts tied to fake news group Saracen
    Facebook has shut down hundreds of accounts and pages linked to an Indonesian group accused of spreading hate speech and fake news, the company said Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 31 Jan 2019 17:10
    Man held for fake pollution death report
    Police have arrested a 36-year-old Thai man for allegedly running a fake news website that published a report about a “death” after exposure to airborne particulates 2.5 microns in diameter and smaller. The story reportedly caused anxiety in the wake of PM2.5 dust blanketing Greater Bangkok.
    national
  • Thu, 31 Jan 2019 10:03
    Rumours about Johor princess' marriage 'malicious and untrue'
    PETALING JAYA: The fake news circulating on social media about the status of Johor princess Tunku Tun Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah Sultan Ibrahim's marriage and her links to skincare and slimming products are not true, says the Johor Royal press office. 
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 26 Jan 2019 10:33
    Tech giants vow to tackle fake news in poll campaign 
    Tech giants Facebook and Google have committed to fight misinformation and focus on fact checking on their platforms, especially during the upcoming election in Thailand. 
    Tech
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:30
    Fake news vs fact in online battle for truth
    Since US President Donald Trump weaponised the term "fake news" during the 2016 presidential election campaign, the phrase has gone viral.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 06:48
    Worldwide web inventor wants new 'contract' to make web safe
    The inventor of the worldwide web on Monday called for a "contract" to make internet safe and accessible for everyone as Europe's largest tech event began in Lisbon amid a backlash over its role in spreading "fake news".
    Tech
  • Tue, 02 Oct 2018 04:46
    Former model accuses Ronaldo of rape, football star calls it 'fake news'
    Cristiano Ronaldo is facing allegations of rape by a former model who accuses the Portuguese superstar of attacking her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse suite in 2009.
    sports
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:40
    Singapore govt to be given sweeping powers to deal with spread fake news
    A parliamentary Select Committee has called for new laws that will grant the Singapore Government powers to swiftly disrupt the spread of online falsehoods, as part of a broad suite of measures to counter the scourge of fake news.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 17:49
    Court releases ‘fake news’ lottery vendor Thanawat on bail
    The Samut Sakhon provincial court on Wednesday afternoon granted a Bt300,000 bail release to the controversial lottery vendor Thanawat “Pete” Kamhaengpon.
    national
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 11:37
    Fake news: Samut Sakhon vendor admits to lies over Bt90-million lottery win
    The much-praised lottery vendor at a petrol station in Samut Sakhon has admitted to telling lies about one of his patrons winning a set of first-prize tickets and getting Bt90 million.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 08:47
    Govt mulls action against India heads of social media on failure to check fake news
    Abide by law or face prosecution – this is the tough message likely to be sent to the India heads of social media platforms if the recommendations of a high-level government panel, which discussed steps to curb fake news and misinformation besides child pornography, are accepted.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 09:33
    Asean journalists call for media to help lead battle against fake news
    Recognising fake news as a global challenge, media representatives of Asean countries agreed on Tuesday that the fight against falsehoods and disinformation must be a joint effort of all stake-holders in their societies.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 14:47
    Fake news adds to India's flood torment
    Kochi, India - Cristiano Ronaldo has not donated $11 million to the Kerala flood disaster fund and there are no cracks in a key dam, but India's fake news machine has been working overtime to fuel confusion and fear.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 01:00
    Just search online for ‘baby parts wanted’
    It is rather presumptuous to accuse Nigel Pike of “fake news” as to Planned Parenthood, a heartless, callous and profit-oriented organisation selling baby body parts to any interested party and at best “market prices”.
    your say
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