For Lee, the media was one of three institutions in Singapore he needed to control in order to govern effectively. The other two were the Treasury and the armed forces.

Under Lee Kuan Yew, the press was only as free as it needed to be to serve Singapore

Cheong Yip Seng tells how Lee Kuan Yew, who saw the press as subordinate to the nation's needs, made sure that only he and his government could set the agenda for Singapore

Topic |   Lee Kuan Yew
For Lee, the media was one of three institutions in Singapore he needed to control in order to govern effectively. The other two were the Treasury and the armed forces.
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