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Consumer Advisory: Wowmall - Consumers cautioned about misleading advertisements online

By Web Admin on 8/6/2018

Between May to June 2018, the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) received seven complaints* from consumers against Wowmall, an online business (operating overseas), regarding the purchase of a watch that was drastically different from what was advertised online. Separately, the Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS) received four feedback on the same matter.

Media Release: Consumers Gave the Most Feedback on Electrical and Electronics and Entertainment Advertisements in 2017

By Web Admin on 2/13/2018

The Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS) received a total of 269 feedback in 2017 and observed an increase in feedback about advertisements for electrical and electronic products and entertainment establishments.

Post-Implementation Public Consultation: Guidelines on Interactive Marketing Communication & Social Media

By Web Admin on 12/11/2017
The Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS) is seeking post-implementation feedback on the Guidelines on Interactive Marketing Communication & Social Media (‘the Guidelines’) that were introduced on 29 August 2016. 

Meda Release - ASAS Issues Guidelines on Interactive Marketing Communication & Social Media

By Web Admin on 8/29/2016

Guidelines to set the standards on advertising and marketing communication that appear on interactive and social media have been issued by the Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS), an advisory council to the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE).

Second Public Consultation on Interactive Marketing Communication & Social Media Guidelines

By Web Admin on 5/18/2016

The Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS), an advisory council to the Consumers Association of Singapore, is now seeking public inputs for the amended Interactive Marketing Communication and Social Media Guidelines. The period of consultation is from 18 May 2016 to 17 June 2016.

Reply to Letter to The Straits Times, 19 February 2016

By Web Admin on 2/22/2016

Click here to view ASAS' reply to the letter, 'Retirement stunt muddles advertising ethos' (The Straits Times; 18 February 2016).