Tag Archives: Stephen Sackur

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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THARMAN OVER CHAN CHUN SING FOR S’PORE’S NEXT PRIME MINISTER?

DPM and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has proven that he can hold his own against hard-nosed interviewers, most recently BBC's Stephen Sackur. Perhaps for fear of getting sued himself, Mr. Sackur withheld his harshest criticisms and instead chuckled as the DPM went on with his rant on how necessary it is for the PAP regime to be intrusive into Singaporean's lives so as to build a better and culturally diverse society.

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