ICA refutes claims of seizing Lee Hsien Yang’s passport amidst disciplinary tribunal for late Lee Kuan Yew’s lawyer

Singapore’s Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) confirmed that Lee Hsien Yang’s passport remains valid and was never seized, in light of the media queries about findings from a disciplinary tribunal for Kwa Kim Li, the late Lee Kuan Yew’s lawyer. This statement from the ICA was issued in response to media inquiries about findings from a disciplinary tribunal for Madam Kwa Kim Li, who served as the lawyer for the late LKY. The tribunal report, which was released on 5 May, indicated that Mr Lee Hsien Yang had applied to present evidence via video link, citing that his passport was being held by immigration authorities due to an immigration issue. The issue arose when Mr Lee Hsien Yang applied to present evidence via video link, citing his passport was held due to immigration issues.

Lost in Translation: The misreporting of Lee Hsien Yang’s passport situation by Mothership based on translated report

In a striking example of lost in translation and reliance on third-party sources, Lianhe Zaobao and Mothership inaccurately reported that Lee Hsien Yang’s passport was ‘seized’ by authorities, rather than being held for immigration issues.

Lim Tean: You Can’t Be Serious!

Opposition leader and lawyer, Lim Tean ridicules the idea promoted by some media outlets that differing receptions for Malaysian PM Anwar Ibrahim and Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong was due to Anwar arriving on a Malaysian Airlines plane, whereas Lee arrived on Hainan Airlines. Mr Lim pointed that reception rules for visiting statesmen are not set in stone, and if a country genuinely likes a guest, it can give them an extravagant reception.

Mothership’s interview article with Palestinian Nour Alshaer fails to include “one important point” on Singapore’s connection with Israel, says friend

An interview article by Singapore-based online publication Mothership published at the end of…

Netizens accuse Mothership’s article “fan flames of racism”, urge not to “play the xenophobic card”

Sujatha Selvakumar, a lawyer, was prompted to share on Facebook her own…