Tag: The Straits Times

Ex-Straits Times heavyweight Bertha Henson is considering writing a book about journalism in Singapore

Veteran journalist Bertha Henson has revealed that she is "still thinking" about writing a book of her own on journalism in Singapore, as she reviewed her ex-boss, PN Balji's book, 'The Reluctant Editor'. Ms Henson is a heavyweight editor who spent 26 years at Singapore...

ST edits out portion of Pink Dot story that said LHY and family had attended the rally

Singapore—Pink Dot held a very successful rally and concert on June 29, with thousands of attendees coming to Hong Lim Park on the last Saturday of Pride Month, when support for the LGBTQ+ community was seen in big parades and demonstrations all over the...

WP Chief Pritam Singh posts about visit to ST newsroom, supporters urge WP to be wary of mainstream media

Singapore — Leaders from the opposition Workers Party (WP) recently paid a visit to the newsroom of the Straits Times, which has been revamped. WP head Pritam Singh, WP Non-Constituency MPs Leon Perera, and Daniel Goh, were hosted by editor Warren Fernandez. Mr Singh posted...

PN Balji looks back at giants in the industry, but expresses fears for the future of journalism in Singapore

Singapore—Kannan Chandran of Storm Magazine interviewed veteran journalist and editor PN Balji on Facebook Live on Thursday afternoon, May 16. Balji has written a book, "Reluctant Editor", which will be launched next month. Also at the interview was Balji's fellow journalist Irene Hoe who...

Abu-Dhabi based investment firm denies Straits Times’ allegation of involvement in 1MDB scandal

Mubadala Investment Company, a state-owned firm based in the United Arab Emirates, has categorically denied that the six bonds amounting to US$6.9 billion the firm assumed from subsidiary International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) has anything to do with the 1 Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal. Warren...

Five years later, this is still relevant

The Veteran What is the future of journalism in Singapore? Even after helming two of Singapore’s largest English dailies, P.N. Balji has no answers on the future of newspapers, only ideas. Standing in front of a room filled with seasoned journalists and students, P.N. Balji is...