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Media pioneer heads advertising watchdog

Dr Ang Peng Hwa (above) was elected chairman of the Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore last month, after Professor Tan Sze Wee stepped down.
Dr Ang Peng Hwa (above) was elected chairman of the Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore last month, after Professor Tan Sze Wee stepped down.ST PHOTO: LEE JIA WEN

Being the arbiter of what is acceptable in advertising is no easy task.

But with decades of experience in law and media, Dr Ang Peng Hwa is perhaps uniquely qualified to head the organisation.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 26, 2018, with the headline 'Media pioneer heads advertising watchdog'. Print Edition | Subscribe