Singapore is a Asian country that primarily worships Buddhism and Islam. It is multicultural with four official languages, English, Malay, Mandarin, and Tamil.

It is a former British colony. It joined Malaysia in 1963 then gained independence from Malaysia in 1965.

Movies censorship[edit | edit source]

  • The Wolf of Wall Street was censored to remove very strong sexual scenes and religiously profane language.
  • The Neon Demon was censored to remove necrophilia and sexual assault, resulting in the film being rated M18 (instead of the more restrictive R21).

Books censorship[edit | edit source]

TV censorship[edit | edit source]

Video Games censorship[edit | edit source]

Prior to the introduction of a rating system for video games, Mass Effect was banned because of possible homosexuality.

General censorship[edit | edit source]

  • Pornography "banned"
  • Any promotion of homosexuality is prohibited (discriminates against LGBT people)
  • Government can fire or censor anyone they want in the news media
  • International publications such as The Economist are restricted
  • Malaysian newspapers banned
  • All television and radio stations are owned by the government

Internet Censorship[edit | edit source]

Others[edit | edit source]

  • Various pornographic sites
  • Playboy (lifestyle)
  • Chick.com (religious, Protestant fundamentalist cartoonist Jack Chick's website)
  • penthouse.com (lifestyle)
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