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· July, 2005

Stories about Singapore from July, 2005

Singapore: New Blog

Coup de Grâce is a new policy-oriented Singapore blog; so far it looks quite promising. (via From a Singapore Angle)

Singapore: Bloggers in the news

Mr.Brown has a great roundup of news stories featuring Singaporean bloggers.

Singapore: SG Entrepreneurs

A new blog devoted to entrepreneurship has been launched in Singapore. It's actually kinda interesting, since the Singaporean economic model has not been particularly entrepreneurship-heavy, unlike, say the Hong Kong...

Singapore: “Asia's Mandela”

The Singaporean blog Omeka Na Huria has a lengthy profile of Chia Thye Poh, “Asia's Mandela”.

Singapore: S$400,000 spent to rename Marina Bay… Marina Bay

Singabloodypore wonders why the government spent nearly half-a-million dollars (Singapore) to conclude that the best name for the redeveloped Marina Bay area was… Marina Bay.

Singapore: Xiaxue hacked

Daryl Sng is reporting that popular Singapore blogger Xiaxue has had her blog and email broken into. Mr.Brown notes that another Singaporean blogger also had her blog hacked and recommends...

Singapore: Bloggers.SG 2005 Photos

Speaking of Bloggers.SG, the Singapore blogging conference, Tomorrow.SG has posted links to a number of photo galleries documenting the event.

Singapore: Blogging's potential for S'pore politics not fully realised

In the wake of Bloggers.SG 2005, Omeka Na Huria is calling for more bloggers to get involved in Singaporean politics.

Singapore: Digital Life on Bloggers.SG

Mr.Brown reviews the Straits Times coverage of Bloggers.SG 2005, as does Tomorrow.sg.

Singapore: Bloggers.SG

Bloggers.sg, the Singaporean blog conference, seems to have been a smashing success. Mr.Brown has his intial reactions and a lengthy list of Singapore blogs commenting on the event; this trackback...

My Reelity

Tomorrow.sg points to the blog of a local Singaporean actor.

Bloggers.SG 2005 – Frequently Asked Questions

Tomorrow.sg has a list of frequently asked questions about the upcoming Bloggers.SG 2005 blogging conference.

Omeka Na Huria: Don't the Singapore Police have better things to do?

Singaporean blogger Jacob George writes about how the police broke up a book signing on the pretext that they were showing an unlicensed video in public. The video was a...

Pacific Rim and East Asia Thursday Blog Roundup

Bloggers.sg, Singapore's upcoming blog conference, gets a short write-up in the Straits Times, reports Mr.Brown. Japanpundit reports that, for the first time, an iced green tea beverage will probably beat...

Pacific Rim/East Asia Daily Blog Roundup

Tomorrow.sg announces that Bloggers.sg, the upcoming Singaporean Blogger Conference, has a new venue, as the old one was too small. They also posted an updated conference schedule for the July...

Pacific Rim/East Asian Daily Blog Roundup

Danwei reports that a state-owned film company's website has been blocked inside China… because they failed to register the site with the Ministry of Information Industries. Fons Tuinstra writes about...

Monday Pacific Rim/East Asia Blog Roundup

Mr.Brown reports that Singapore’s most popular Chinese-language broadsheet ran a feature article about Singaporean bloggers and their upcoming conference. Malaysian blogger Kenny Sia has his own particular take on the...

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