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· November, 2008

Stories about Singapore from November, 2008

Singapore: Economy and rights

Singapore Democrats tackles the economic crisis and its impact on workers’ rights.

Vietnam/Singapore: Bridal service controversy

A Singapore newspaper published an article announcing the discount rate for Vietnam brides. This drew criticism from many Vietnamese individuals and groups: “It's horrible to see them [Vietnamese would-be brides]...

Singapore: TV programs

Cheryl Ng comments on some of Singapore's TV programs.

Worker killed by tigers at Singapore zoo

A Malaysian worker was killed by tigers at the popular Singapore zoo.

Singapore students need career guidance

Daphne writes that “one of the many shortcomings of the Singapore education system is that it lacks proper career/education guidance for students.”

Singapore's misplaced economic priorities?

The Lionheart is questioning the economic philosophy of Singapore's leaders.

Largest Facebook group in Singapore

The public group dedicated to the memory of veteran Singapore opposition politician Mr JB Jeyaretnam, is the largest Facebook group in Singapore.

Southeast Asia celebrates Obama’s victory

Southeast Asian bloggers are celebrating the victory of President-elect Barack Obama. In fact, Obama's election success has led many bloggers in the region to reflect about the need for change...

Singapore: School facilities during the 1960s

Times of my life posts pictures of classrooms, school desks and other school facilities of Singapore during the 1960s and 1970s.

Southeast Asia: The Power of the Pontianak

One of the most enduring legends of South East Asia is the Pontianak, said to be a bone-white lady, with ruby-red eyes, who is borne from her death in birth-giving....

Singapore: Advice for expatriates

Lam Chun See from Singapore has a message for expatriates: “If you want to come to work and live in Singapore, you should adapt to our ways and not expect...

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