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· May, 2006

Stories about Singapore from May, 2006

Singapore: All Talk, No Action

Lionel is irritated with armchair politicians – the people who find it easy to complain but shy away when it comes to doing something. “I'm sure you have encountered your...

Singapore: Kampong Life

Blogger Lam Chun See visits a heritage museum and remembers his childhood days in the Kampong (village).

Global Food Blog Report

#1: Viaggi & Sapori, an Italian living in Sweden, goes home in Venice for the weekend. She was invited  to a wedding of a friend: Matrimonio al profumo di muggheto....

East Timor: Gunfire and Memories of National Day

tumbleweed in timor lorosae hears gunfire in East Timor and it reminds her of National Day celebrations in her native Singapore. “Instead of feeling terrified, I thought of how this...

The Global Voices Show #1

Global Voices is pleased to announce the first of our new magazine-style podcasts, which aim to do for online audio what the Global Voices web site does for text blogs...

Singapore: Citizen Journalism

Kevin at theory.isthereason.com has a post on citizen journalism during Singapore's recent elections. Kevin says “I can’t wait for the next elections to see more people turn off their televisions...

Singapore: Creative vs. Apple

Singapore based Creative Labs is suing Apple for patent infringement and wanting to stop Apple from selling iPods. Creative makes mp3 players that compete with Apple. Tech blogger Justing Lee...

Bubble Gum Ban Video and Singapore

A video titled “Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble” by Nicholas Carlton was linked to Singapore's metablog Tomorrow.sg. Part of the footage is shot in Singapore and refers to Singapore's Bubble...

Singapore: Rethinking the Opposition

Exodusfalls does not agree with a ruling party MP who questioned the role of opposition in Singapore's parliament. “If we are to be a mature society, we as Singaporeans should...

Singapore: Collaborative Science Fiction

“In mid century 2200, the oppressed male population of the earth started to rise for male emancipation, which is pushed by the technology that enables male to be pregnant and...

Singapore: Politician being investigated for “criminal intimidation”

Opposition politician James Gomez's blog has updates on him being questioned for the second time by the police. Gomez was stopped from leaving for Sweden on Sunday to help investigations...

Singapore: Morning commuters

Venitha, an expat in Singapore, describes her fellow subway commuters at her Singapore Adventure blog.

Singapore: Blogs and Election results

The blogger at e pur si muove posts a marks card of blogs that where trying to predict the election results. Singapore's general election on Saturday brought back the ruling...

Malaysia: Pork rib soup

themediaslut introduces us to Bak Kuh Teh or Pork Rib Soup – a popular dish in Singapore and Malaysia. The blogger compares the Malaysian version with the one in Singapore.

Singapore: Village Badminton

Singapore's nostalgia blogger Lam Chun See writing at the goodmorningyesterday blog talks about his childhood Kampong(village) badminton playing days.

Singapore: Museum policy

Rambling Librarian takes on a policy by Singapore Art Museum that stops visitors from sketching the artwork on display. The blogger urges the museum to change their policy and start...

Singapore: Rally watchers survival kit

Tsqine at The Status Quo Is Not Enough blog comes up with a survival kit for people attending election rallies in Singapore.

Singapore: Online coverage of elections

Kevin at theoryisthereason has an excellent roundup of elections related coverage in Singapore blogosphere.

Singapore: Election buzz in the classroom

Election buzz makes its way inside the class. Waffle, a student in Singapore has a short discussion with his teacher on the issue of void voties.

Balanced election coverage

Journalist and academic Cherian Geoge wonders if the Singapore government is easing up on mainstream media's coverage of elections while blogger Xialanxue does not think so.

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