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LEE HSIEN LOONG LOGIC: WE HAVE NO RESTRICTIONS ON PRESS MEDIA BECAUSE OF S'PORES HIGH INTERNET SPEEDS

In one of the segments of his interview by BBC HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur, the dishonorable son Lee Hsien Loong was grilled on the issue of Press Freedom in Singapore. In a garbled response to how he would react if the UK were to set a precondition for freedom of expression and freedom of the press in trade talks, Lee commented on the speed of internet access in Singapore and asked: "So where is the restriction?"

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PM LEE STILL HOLDING OUT HOPE FOR TPP DEAL

Singapore would still sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) with the remaining 11 members, even with the withdrawal of the United States, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in the BBC's HARDtalk programme, which was broadcast on Wednesday. He said however that he was "not sure" if such a deal would ever be reached.

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