Bertha Henson announces her involvement as George Goh’s media advisor

Bertha Henson, esteemed journalist, confirms her role as media advisor for entrepreneur George Goh’s presidential campaign, touting Mr Goh’s outsider perspective and commitment to the independent and apolitical nature of the presidency.

Minister Faishal’s claim of one-third of Singapore’s population visiting Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar raises questions online

Stallholders and netizens express complaints and criticism over high rental costs at Singapore’s Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar this year. Founder of Makansutra, Kf Seetoh, called it the “world’s most expensive pasar malam stall.” The contracted organizer defended the rental rates, but some stallholders say they are losing money and cannot cover rent. Minister Faishal Ibrahim claimed more than 2 million visitors to the bazaar, but veteran journalist Bertha Henson and netizens question the credibility of this figure. Some suggested that organizers made a significant profit from high rental fees paid by the stallholders.

Former Straits Times senior editor suggests Lee Hsien Loong to step down as Prime Minister

Former senior editor of SPH Media, Bertha Benson, has said that it may be a good time for Singapore’s Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, to step down. Ms Henson cited Lee’s age, the worst of the Covid pandemic being over, and the family affairs becoming a public spectacle as reasons for his potential stepping down. The comment was made amid the controversy surrounding the ongoing police investigation against Lee’s brother, Lee Hsien Yang, and his wife, Lee Suet Fern.

Former SPH senior editor delivers scathing remarks on state of journalism in Singapore

Veteran journalist Bertha Henson, addressing to journalists in the Singapore media industry,…