Tag: New York Times

Singapore “has done more for our migrant workers than any other country with large numbers of them”

Singapore's treatment of its migrant workers has been defended by Ambassador to the United States Ashok Kumar Mirpuri in a letter to the New York Times (NYT) as a rebuttal to an opinion piece on its website edition entitled A Sudden Coronavirus Surge Brought Out Singapore’s...

Netizens push back at New York Times’ “racist spin” on S’pore’s coronavirus management

Singapore—An American writer wrote a somewhat unflattering op-ed piece in the New York Times on Wednesday (May 20) about Covid-19 in Singapore. It didn’t take too long for Singaporeans to strike back. Megan K. Stack’s piece, entitled A Sudden Coronavirus Surge Brought Out Singapore’s Dark...

Pollsters share surprise over people actually answering their calls and wanting to talk

In a time when people are sheltering in place and self-isolating, a phone call – even from a complete stranger – can feel like a link to the world outside. The Covid-19 pandemic has irreversibly changed the entire world, and now pollsters want to know...

Ho Ching: A ray of hope in China’s battle against Covid-19

Singapore – China's battle against the Covid-19 outbreak could be taking a turn for the better, according to Madam Ho Ching, who is the wife of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and the CEO of Temasek Holdings. On Friday (Feb 21), Madam Ho shared some...

SG ambassador to the US rebuts activist Kirsten Han’s POFMA op-ed in the New York Times

Singapore—In response to an opinion piece activist Kirsten Han wrote that was published in The New York Times (NYT) on January 21, Singapore’s ambassador to the United States Ashok Kumar Mirpuri has written a letter to the NYT’s editor rebutting the points that Ms...

Trump, in NYT interview, calls border wall talks ‘waste of time’ and denies investigations

In an interview with the New York Times, Donald Trump called the talks on the US-Mexico border wall a “waste of time”. Mr Trump indicated he would most likely take action on his own as he sought $5.7 billion (£4.4bn) for a wall on the...

Park Lane goes on sale as Jho Low’s fortune disintegrates

From a celebratory dinner held at one of the city’s chicest restaurants, to the day the US department of Justice (DOJ) initiated a civil suit on the money it said was siphoned from 1MDB, the New York Times reveals juicy details of Jho Low's...

Who else should own the newspaper brand?

By Raju Narisetti Any American editor will proudly tell you that the newsroom — and especially The Editor — is the sole custodian of the news(paper) brand, the true keeper of what the masthead is really meant to represent. And if you ask anyone on the business...