This comes after the NGO did not comply with the correction direction under the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) recently issued against its website.
Across India, Malaysia and Singapore, Deepavali or Diwali brought with it several festive-themed campaigns. In Singapore, various government bodies created Diwali themed campaigns. These included a film from the Ministry of Environment and Water Works in which a busy...
Tan also said the film aims to invoke thought and curiosity about the longer history of Singapore, as the campaign has already sparked conversations and paved the way to engage a growing audience.
The films will be released in cinemas, online, and on free-to-air television from 31 January 2019 onwards.
The team at Tribal Worldwide Singapore decided on the use of animation because it was a treatment that has been tried and tested, and appealed to the mass audience.
"If you call it propaganda, so be it but I think the public has the right to know what is the rationale."