Singapore

 

A small selection of stories about the Lion City. Most of my articles about Singapore were written in 1996-1998, and the electronic versions have long since disappeared. Here's what I have managed to unearth. For more about Singapore, see my book, Lee's Law.

 

Fighting faith of stoic witnesses to repression

Singapore cracks down on Jehovah's Witnesses.

Sydney Morning Herald. April 11, 1998

 

Amnesty slams lawsuits

Human rights organization decries libels suits by Singapore politicians.

Sydney Morning Herald. Oct 17, 1997.

 

Amid black robes, a flash of colour

Kelly Tang's breakneck course in the Singapore legal system.

Unpublished. Sept 23, 1997.

 

Times quoted in Singapore damages call

Prime Minister's lawyer requests aggravated damages for Jeyaretnam's aggressive defense.

The Times of London. Aug 23, 1997.

 

QC blames leak on Singapore leaders

Singapore ministers leaked police reports to the press, then blamed opponent for damages, says lawyer.

The Times of London. Aug 22, 1997.

 

Where life passes in a blur

Singapore takes steps to combat the highest level of myopia in the world.

Asiaweek, Dec 1997.

 

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