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· January, 2007

Stories about Singapore from January, 2007

Singapore: The First Fast Food Restaurant

Lam Chun See and his friend Peter Tan remember the first fast food restaurant in Singapore.”I doubt many young people know that Singapore’s first fast food restaurant was not from...

Singapore: Web Standards Meetup

Several Singapore bloggers attended the Web Standards Meetup organised by Singapore Web Standards Group. The Rambling Librarian attends the event as a newcomer to web standards and blogs about what...

Singapore: Kick Starting Web Entrepreneurship

Bjorn Lee comments on a event that a government agency is organising in Singapore to kick start web entrepreneurship. The blogger says “For starters, dun get government to push it....

Singapore: Strange Green Lights in the Sky

squareCircleZ and several other Singaporeans spot strange green lights over Singapore. squareCirclez writes “The light it was giving off was a neon-like light green, and the strangest thing was that...

Saddam execution video re-ignites death penalty debates worldwide

Over the past four months, we've tried to feature and contextualise videos we felt should be seen and debated by a wider audience. Today's featured human rights video is something...

Singapore: Warranty Card and Ethnicity

Mr. Wang in Singapore has to fill in his ethnicity before submitting the warranty card for a electric fan. The blogger asks “After all these years, why do we still...

Singapore: The politics of Singapore's new media in 2006

Gerald Giam (via theory.isthereason.com) looks at 2006's highlights in new media and citizen journalism in Singapore. “The government’s “light touch” approach to regulating the Internet was probably one of the...

Meet The New Urban Cambodian Woman And Blogger: Keo Kalyan

In a country where long-time respected traditions dominate the way of life of the people, the role of women in education, social work and general lifestyle is still limited compared...

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