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Singapore editor Balji launches tell-all book

Singapore editor Balji launches tell-all book

[Singapore] A new book has shed more light on how Singapore’s authoritarian leader Lee Kuan Yew rapped the knuckles of independent-minded journalists whom he deemed to have failed to toe the official line. In his memoir, The Reluctant Editor- The Singapore Media as Seen Through the Eyes of a Veteran Newspaper Journalist -, P.N. Balji shared […]

Press Watch – Singapore:

Press Watch – Singapore:

Singapore’s leader Lee Kuan Yew, who dominated the political scene from 1959, when he first came to power, till his death on March 23rd, 2015, corralled the press as an instrument to help realise his own nation-building agenda. Retired newsman Yeo Toon Joo, who spent 12 years (1963-1975) in an English major daily, The Straits […]

World Mourn the Death of Lee Kuan Yew

World Mourn the Death of Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s former prime minister and founding father of modern Singapore passed away early Monday morning at the age of 91. It was just half a century after he led the tiny Asian city-state to independence in 1965. As Singapore’s first prime minister, Mr Lee ruled the island nation from 1959 for three […]

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