Tag Archives: Chang Li Lin

LI SHENGWU LEFT SINGAPORE EARLIER, FEARED HE’LL BE DETAINED

In a Reuters interview, Li Shengwu said he left Singapore for the US more than a week earlier as planned as his friends were worried that he may be detained or interrogated due to his contempt of court case. Prime Minister's Press Secretary Chang Li Lin was quick to defend the legal system by saying it is inaccurate to make such statements because it is only part of legal procedures and laws.

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LIBEL LAWS APPLIES TO INTERNET TOO

"When someone makes false and malicious personal allegations that impugn a person's character or integrity, the victim has the right to vindicate his reputation, whether he is an ordinary citizen or the Prime Minister," said Ms Chang. "It is perfectly possible to have a free and vigorous debate without defaming anyone, as occurs often in Singapore," she added.

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