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· June, 2007

Stories about Singapore from June, 2007

China: Western movies insulting Chinese?

Chong translated Lu qui lu wei's commentary on the censorship of Pirates of the Caribbean . The censorship department argued that Chow Yun Fat’s character (a Singaporean Pirate) in movies...

Singapore: Singapore's Hit Band from the 1960s

The mod-ified music blog features audio clips of an interview with two of the members of a popular 1960s local band .

Singapore: The best word

When you really mean you are sorry, according to Estee, its the best thing on earth.

Singapore: Making Singaporeans Happy

Tan Kin Lian shares his tips on how to lead a happy life in competitive Singapore. The blogger invites readers to add to his list of tips.

Singapore: Ancient Scripts of South East Asia

Noelbynature recommends an exhibition on Malay scripts current being hosted at the National Library in Singapore. “this is indeed a rare opportunity to see the epigraphy of ancient Southeast Asia...

Malaysia: Comparing Malaysia and Singapore

Being neighbors and having similar history and culture, Singapore and Malaysia get compared all the time. Esther, A Malaysian, having visited Singapore recently blogs her own take. (via

Singapore: YouTube and Beyond

The Habitatnews blog announces a talk titled “Youtube and beyond: What you want to know but never knew who to ask” to be held at a public library in Singapore....

Singapore: Singaporeans First

Bart JP at Perpectives Unlimited argues why he is skeptical about the “Put Singaporeans First” talk. Singapore is home a large number of foreigners who live, work and study in...

Singapore: Improving Notations in Maths

squareCircleZ gives examples of situations where students struggle with the way maths is written. The blogger proposes an alternative notation for the way parentheses are used in some functions.

Singapore: Carrying More Cash

Singapore's widely used electronic payment vendor has decided to raise the service charge. Mr. Brown is not too pleased with the decision. “But I'm still going to go back to...

Singapore: Remembering Vietnamese Boat People

The blogger at monsoonmaritimeservices recalls the late 70s encounters with the Vietnamese boat people. “During those time, those of us on merchant ships plying the South China Sea would have...

Singapore: Singapore Based Company to Take Over N.Korean Tobacco Share

British American Tobacco (BAT) is leaving its North Korean joint venture and a Singapore based group is taking overs BAT's place reports South East Asian and Chinese companies often...

Cambodia: Vietnam Stops Sand Export

Socheta at KI Media translates a Radio Free Asia story that says Vietnam is not allowing Cambodia to ship sand to Singapore. Singapore usually imports sand from larger South East...

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