28 May '11, 7pm

Singapore's Temasek Review - a rare voice critical of the government - to shut down, in part due to "fear factor":

Socio-political website Temasek Review (TR), which has often positioned itself as critical of government, will be shutting down after July. In a reply to Channel NewsAsia queries on Thursday, a TR spokesperson confirmed that no agency has asked it to shut down but added: “We would be lying if we say there’s been no pressure from the Government.” The spokesperson, however, said that the effect of the pressure was minimal as the TR team is based overseas. Last year, Singapore’s investment company Temasek Holdings, asked the website to change its name, saying TR was trying to capitalise on its goodwill and reputation linked to the their annual report named “Temasek Review”. The closing down of TR was first reported on Yahoo! Singapore on Thursday. TR editor Amanda Tan said that uncertainty over funding was the reason for shutting the site down. There was no external pressure ...

Full article: http://www.temasekreview.com/2011/05/29/temasek-review-to...

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