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Media Release: 2020 COVID-19 ad complaints contribute to increase in feedback

The Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS) received a total of 428 instances of feedback in 2020. The 19% increase over the 359 received in 2019 was partly attributable to feedback on advertisements for COVID-19-related products and services.

Media Release: High-profile ad complaints contribute to rise in 2019 feedback

The Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS) received a total of 359 instances of feedback in 2019.

ASAS Statement on Advertising During COVID-19

The ASAS would like to remind all businesses of their responsibility to support the advertising self-regulatory system during the COVID-19 pandemic. We provide six key points on ethical advertising that businesses should remember.

Media Release: Misleading advertisements for beauty, restaurants most complained about in 2018

ASAS received a total of 218 instances of feedback in 2018. It received the most feedback on beauty-related advertisements, followed by restaurant advertisements.

Media Release - Updates to Appendix J (Investments)

The ASAS will implement enhanced guidelines to regulate advertisements on investments, including investments in overseas properties, and investment services. The enhanced guidelines aim to minimise the scope for advertisers of investments and investment services to make claims that are speculative, misleading or which cannot be substantiated.