Tag: Straits Times

Straits Times schools man on Twitter on proper usage of British English

Tweets of The Straits Times schooling a man on the proper usage of the phrase ‘drink driving’ have made their way round the Internet once again. These tweets are from 2017, and have resurfaced on popular forum website, Reddit, once again. On September 29, 2017, The...

Why is the Straits Times so averse to publishing news about Lee Hsien Yang and family?

Mainstream media (MSM) publications like the Straits Times - Singapore Press Holdings' flagship English paper - continue to remain averse to publishing news stories about founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's youngest son, Lee Hsien Yang and his family. The Straits Times has even gone...

WP NCMP criticises Channel NewsAsia for omitting questions on corruption in parliament coverage

Workers' Party (WP) Non Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Dennis Tan Lip Fong has criticised Channel NewsAsia for "omitting" questions on corruption he and another parliamentarian raised in the chamber, in their parliamentary coverage. The news publication only featured Minister in the Prime Minister's Office...

Ex-offender: Why won’t they let me lead a new life?

It was an unpleasant day for ex-bird Soh Chin Chai, 38, as he found his photograph in The Straits Times yesterday. He was a key feature for an article about bogus marriages — a crime for which he had long paid his due. Soh had...

COI Chairman on Straits Times story: It’s…Contempt of Court

COI Chairman G Pannir Selvam has told the inquiry what the Straits Times did – by running a story on the bus driver relating to what he will be testifying before the Inquiry – was contempt of court. Here's an excerpt from TODAY Online's COI...

Who's The Messiah's Next Target?

It could well be controversial extra-marital affair website, Ashley Madison, the Prime Minister's Facebook page or anyone's website. Unless you've not been reading the news, you would have heard of The Messiah and his string of cyber attacks on these four websites and pages:...