Singapore Bans its First Internet Website

Singapore Bans its First Internet WebsiteSingapore’s Media Development Agency has shut down its first Internet site, an innocuous fledgling called the Breakfast Network that was run by Bertha Henson, a former journalist with Singapore Press Holdings who now is a journalist in residence at a local college while acting as a media consultant. The action was taken under media guidelines…

Is Singapore Western Intelligence’s 6th Eye?

Is Singapore Western Intelligence’s 6th Eye?Singapore is an anomaly in Southeast Asia. It has staunch connections with the US and Israel and a network of varied corporate interests all around the world. It is a small, primarily non-Muslim city-state surrounded by much larger, occasionally antipathetic Muslim countries. Sovereignty disputes on the South China Sea are continuing, and unpredictable events like…

Lee Kuan Yew stirs it up again

The octogenarian former Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew Monday may have issued a grudging but almost unprecedented personal apology for what have been perceived as intemperate remarks about the treatment of the prosperous Chinese diaspora in Malaysia and Indonesia. Lee Kuan Yew’s “apology” was hardly a climb-down. Here is the text of his bristling…
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