Tag: Straits Times

Ng Ser Miang

How did the sports boss get it so wrong?

By Tan Bah Bah The failure of Ng Ser Miang to win the presidency of the International Olympic Committee, the most powerful position in international...
The Independent

The way we see it

The Independent's view of the news SAME SAME, AGAIN? This newspaper hopes that today's sitting of Parliament will not cover old ground, as has happened so...

Ah Singapore! Sweet relief

Look who is loosening up. Singapore wants freedom of speech – on s***. No offence meant. While the four-letter word, usually fudged by asterisks in...

Confessions of an editor

By P N Balji Editor, The Independent Singapore A reluctant editor, I have been called a newsroom chameleon and now find myself a digital virgin. The transformation...

Singapore myths

By Tan Bah Bah Five Political Myths 1.     Lee Kuan Yew was the architect of post-colonial  Singapore Not quite. Lee Kuan Yew led a remarkable team of...

M’sian politician campaigning in S’pore – why only an “assessment” by S’pore police?

On 16 May, filmmaker Mr Martyn See filed a police report about the alleged electioneering activities of Malaysian politician, Mr Abdul Ghani Othman, on...
Theindependent