· August, 2007

Stories about Singapore from August, 2007

Singapore: Unlikely Allies

  30 August 2007

Little Bridge finds African students taking the side of Chinese students in a campus fight with Mongolian students.

Singapore: Bloggers Slam ISP

  28 August 2007

Singapore bloggers are angry with one of their ISPs for revealing customer data to a company. The company was trying to find out people who had allegedly downloaded anime from the internet.

Singapore: Hungry Ghost Festival

  16 August 2007

Culture Shiok writes about the Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival “14th day of the seventh month of the lunar calendar is when the gates of hell open and the dead will again walk among the living.” The blogger describe how the relatives of the departed people try to appease the souls.

Singapore: Meeting Mohammed Yunus

  16 August 2007

Singapore's foreign affairs minister describes his meeting with Mohammed Yunus, the Nobel laureate Bangladeshi banker. The minister also points to a micro-credit initiatives in Singapore.

Singapore: Happy Birthday to Singapore from Thailand

  9 August 2007

Bisean posts national day greetings for Singapore from Thailand. “They have proven us that a little tropical island can attain world-class status. They have shown us what discipline is all about. They have given us a new meaning to shopping, how an airport should look like, how to cook our...

Singapore: A Country Worth Fighting For

  6 August 2007

Singapore celebrates its national day this week. Gerald Giam says “Our country might have its flaws, but if we take an honest look at the state of our nation, most of us will agree Singapore is still a wonderful place to live in, and little red dot worth fighting for.”