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Criminal Defamation and STR

Criminal Defamation and STR

Though the case against STR concerns criminal defamation, this article that appeared in ST last year contains some relevant discussions on the common law principle that government cannot sue on defamation.If this principle were to be true, it is certainly arguable that it should apply to s499 of the Penal Code (criminal defamation)... 

Breakfast with Lee Hsien Yang at West Coast Hawker Centre

Breakfast with Lee Hsien Yang at West Coast Hawker Centre

This morning I had breakfast with Lee Hsien Yang. We wanted to catch up with each other as we have not met for quite a while. Instead of some fancy restaurant, I suggested we go to West Coast Food Centre at Block 726 Clementi West. Hsien Yang was all for it. He missed our local hawker fare in the heartlands. We had porridge... 

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