Prime Minister Prayut Chan O-Cha has ordered to increase monitoring and examination of fake news to prevent misunderstanding and damage to agencies and society.

Sri Lanka’s government will introduce a five-year jail terms for those caught spreading fake news and hate speech on social media. The Straits Times

After the intense debate, the Singaporean Parliament passed on a Bill designed to tackle deliberate online fake news with a majority of 72 to 9. Channel News Asia

Singapore is taking another large stride towards being equipped to deal with the proliferation of fake news. Channel NewsAsia

Putin has signed a new law which will allow the punishment of individuals and online media for spreading fake news and information that disrespect the state. NPR

PM Hun Sen rejected fake news concerning the royal government reduces ministries to 16, and added that it is the wicked plan to destroy the trust and confidence of officials.…

PM Hun Sen called on officials and press members to wage a fight against fake news, while stressing the significance of having access to information and cybersecurity laws. The Phnom…

PM said on Friday that the dissolved-CNRP is spreading fake news, while it emerged that his government has exerted heavy-handed control of purportedly independent outlet. RFA

Facebook has shut down several fake news sites with apparent links to Bangladeshi government, days before the country goes to the polls in a bitterly contested election. The Jakarta Post