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· June, 2006

Stories about Singapore from June, 2006

Global Food Blog Report #22

#1: Klephblog, no doubt over-caffeinated,  writes "How Coffee changed the Modern World," a great essay about this fruit of the Gods: This wondrous plant is a native of the new...

Singapore: Launching Singapore Angle has a post by Kevin on the launch of a new political blog in Singapore called The author of the post hopes that this blog grows into a...

Singapore: Dragon Boat Race

The blogger at Good Morning Yesterday talks about the Dragon Boat Festival in Singapore and posts videos of couple of dragonboat racing training sessions.

Singapore: Bollywood Dancing

Pari at Daisyinthesdust blog is talking about her Bollywood dancing experience. “Thoughts of performing the kinds of dance moves I see in Bollywood movies threatened to leave me in hysterics....

Singapore: New Mobile Language

Tinkertailer goes to a trade show and discoveres a new mobile phone language developed by an Israeli company.

Singapore: Blogger being investigated for anti-Christian cartoons

Cemgen has a post on a Singapore bloggers, who is being investigated by the authorities for posting anti-Christian cartoon on his blog. The blogger claims that he posted the cartoons...

Singapore: Online Auctions

Indi at is asking the Singapore government to regulate how buyers and sellers behave on online auctions. “I am saying this because 99.9% Singaporeans tends to perfectly obey what...

Singapore: Singapore-Australia Relations

Serendipity points to an article on Singapore's Prime Minister's visit to Australia and hopes that relations will improve after the low point last year when Singapore hanged an Australian who...

To have GCE O'Level English, or not to have? What is the Question?

The last week, a letter on the Borneo Bulletin, the nation's sole English newspaper published a letter in its Opinion page which calls upon the Bruneian Government to scrap off...

The Global Voices Show #2

Episode #2 of the Global Voices Show has landed! In this edition we feature excerpts from the following podcasts: XiaoQiao (Singapore) Africa Files: The Pulse (Canada/South Africa) BahasaPod (Indonesia) Kazakhstan...

Singapore: Singapore as a model for South Korea

Jodi at Asiapages wonders if Singapore could serve as a model for South Korea's aspirations to be a international business hub. “What struck me most about Singapore though was how...

Singapore: Mean Football Club

James blogs about a local football club that treats its players, all of them foreigners, badly by paying them an unbelievably low allowance. The president of the team had argued...

Singapore: Next Step for Citizen Journalism

Cherian George in his Singapore: New Media, Politics & the Law blog attempts to answer the question “What is next for Citizen Journalism” in Singapore.

Singapore: Kampong Weddings

Singapore's heritage blogger Lam Chun See remembers weddings in the Kampong (village) days.

Singapore: Keep Trading

Han at The Legal Janitor agrees with Singapore prime minister's thoughts on free trade.

Singapore: Stand on alternative media

Gayle in Singapore discusses a minister's speech where the minister commented on Singapore government's stand on alternative media platforms like blogs and podcasts.

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