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

By Web Admin on 4/30/2019

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

Sale of Infant Foods Ethics Committee Singapore (SIFECS) Code of Ethics (5th Revision)

By Web Admin on 1/12/2019

The Sale of Infant Foods Ethics Committee Singapore (SIFECS) Code Review Committee has introduced the fifth revision to the SIFECS Code, which includes the expansion of the scope from 0-6 months to 0-12 months, the expansion of sponsorship restrictions for healthcare institutions, the introduction of a penalty framework, and the expansion of the infant formula labelling in the Sale of Food Act.

[1 March 2019] ASAS Seminar: Principles, Practices & Privacy

By Web Admin on 12/10/2018

The Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS) invites you to a seminar titled Principles, Practices & Privacy pertaining to advertising and regulatory issues with a focus on the treatment of consumers’ personal data.

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. 

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