01 Jul '15, 10am

Singapore PM takes to the stand for hours in blogger defamation case: SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Prime Mi...

Singapore PM takes to the stand for hours in blogger defamation case: SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Prime Mi...

SINGAPORE Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong took the stand for nearly seven hours on Wednesday, answering questions from a blogger he has successfully sued for defamation as the Supreme Court tried to decide how much he should be paid in damages. Lee sued Roy Ngerng, 34, for a blog last year in which the defendant was alleged to have implicated Lee in impropriety in connection with how funds in Singapore's mandatory retirement savings scheme are managed. The court has already ordered Ngerng to pay S$29,000 ($21,700) to Lee to cover legal costs. Wednesday's hearing, which is expected to last until the end of the week, is to decide damages. The government in Southeast Asia's financial hub keeps a very tight leash on the media, but has in recent years started facing challenges from social media where issues including immigration, cost of living and gay rights are hotly...

Full article: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/07/01/us-singapore-bl...

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Agence France-Presse @afp Published 8:50 PM, July 01, 2015 Updated 9:15 PM, July 01, 2015 CORRUPTION ACCUSATION. Lee sued ...

A prime minister sued a blogger for defamation. He was cross-examined by the blogger, unrepresented.

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mothership.sg 01 Jul '15, 8am

A High Court hearing on July 1, 2015, to assess the amount of damages blogger Roy Ngerng has to pay Prime Minister Lee Hsi...

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mothership.sg 01 Jul '15, 4pm

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mothership.sg 02 Jul '15, 7am

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channelnewsasia.com 01 Jul '15, 12am

SINGAPORE: "I am sorry. I had no intent to defame you," defendant Roy Ngerng Yi Ling told plaintiff Lee Hsien Loong in the...

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mothership.sg 02 Jul '15, 3am

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