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Robust exchanges as minister grills senior Facebook exec

Technology companies felt the full force of Mr K. Shanmugam's experience as a litigation lawyer yesterday, as the Select Committee on deliberate online falsehoods held its fourth day of hearings.

The Law and Home Affairs Minister dominated proceedings after the lunch break, with a lively, robust exchange with Facebook's vice-president of public policy for Asia Pacific Simon Milner.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 23, 2018, with the headline 'Robust exchanges as minister grills senior Facebook exec'. Print Edition | Subscribe