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· April, 2008

Stories about Singapore from April, 2008

Southeast Asia: Rice and food price crisis

The Southeast Asian region, home to several emerging and developing economies, is also struggling to cope with the global food price crisis. Bloggers discuss the impact of the crisis in...

Singapore: Philatelic Museum's exhibition on rats

Sparklette blogs about the thematic exhibition at the Singapore Philatelic Museum featuring rats

Singapore: Food safari in Singapore

Yum Yum Asia writes that Singapore is not only one of Asia’s most dynamic cities; “it’s also a center for some of the best food in South East Asia.”

Singapore: Who is to be blamed for the escape of a terrorist?

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! explains how the escape of a terrorist from a Singapore prison is generating debates on who should take the blame for the embarrassment.

Olympic torch relay in Southeast Asia

The Olympic Torch has landed in the Southeast Asian region. Bloggers describe how ordinary people, protesters, police forces, sports enthusiasts and politicians are reacting to the arrival of the Olympic...

Singapore: How a terrorist escaped from a high-security cell

The Sun Shines on Singapore comments on a government report explaining how a terrorist escaped from a maximum security prison

Singapore: Praise for Hillary Clinton

Blogging from Singapore, Blowin’ In The Wind describes U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as “passionate and true to her convictions.”

Singapore: Cyrene Blogging Carnival

Midnight Monkey Monitor invites everyone to join the Cyrene Blogging Carnival. The Cyrene Reef is a mysterious submerged reef in Singapore that only appears semi-diurnally.

Singapore: Contagious disease

Mr Wang Says So believes that the contagious hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) outbreak in Singapore is a good reason for his children to skip classes for a few...

Southeast Asia: Rising price of rice

Rice is the staple food in Southeast Asia and in many parts of the world. Many people in Southeast Asia are worried over reports that rice is getting more expensive...

Singapore: Electronic road pricing

Singapore blogger Simply Jeans wonders why the Singapore government embraces the Electronic Road Pricing scheme while New York City decides to trash it.

Singapore: Online street maps notes the importance of maps and street directories today, especially given the rising prices of fuel.

Cabinet members of Singapore and Malaysia

Quachees's blog compares the Cabinet composition of the governments of Malaysia and Singapore.

Singapore: Improving public transportation

Ian on the red dot is asking how the people of Singapore can improve the public transport system.

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