19 Sep '11, 7am

Chee Soon Juan: This is PAP-speak for ensuring that the media promote the party and its policies while censoring...

Chee Soon Juan: This is PAP-speak for ensuring that the media promote the party and its policies while censoring...

Helming the Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) were two cabinet ministers (Lim Kim San and current President Tony Tan) and a former director of the Internal Security Department (Tjong Yik Meng). The company manages all the newspapers (except Today which is published by Mediacorps) and is the only newspaper chain in Singapore. Below is a brief history of the various newspapers that were closed down by the PAP. Straits Times The Straits Times editor Leslie Hoffman fled to Malaysia after Mr Lee Kuan yew became prime minister and threatened to detain him under the ISA. After Mr Hoffman's departure the newspaper was reconstituted and has become the flagship publication of the SPH. Today the newspaper is, according to a former columnist Pranay Gupte, "run by editors with virtually no background in journalism. For example, my direct editor was Ms Chua Lee Hoong, a woman in her mid 30...

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Mica stands by Newspaper and Printing Presses Act

Mica stands by Newspaper and Printing Presses Act

straitstimes.com 17 Sep '11, 1am

The Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (Mica) stands by the law which regulates newspapers, saying it en...

SNA - MICA defends Newspaper and Printing Presses Act

SNA - MICA defends Newspaper and Printing Press...

Yahoo! Singapore News, 17 Sep 2011 The Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA) said on Friday that it ...

Arrested under Internal Security Act, for doing...

singaporerebel.blogspot.com 19 Sep '11, 6am

Three of Singapore's longest-held ex-political detainees in a recent photo. From left : Dr Chia Thye Poh (32 years), Dr Po...

[UPDATED] Call by 16 former detainees to abolis...

jacob69.wordpress.com 20 Sep '11, 1am

In 1991, then Deputy Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said, “Singapore will seriously consider abolishing the Internal Secur...