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· February, 2009

Stories about Singapore from February, 2009

Singapore: Copyright Act and blogosphere

ringisei is worried that the Copyright Act is being used to “strangle” the blogosphere in Singapore.

Singapore: Amended law to allow filming of “factual” political rallies

Individuals who use their mobile phones to film illegal rallies can be arrested under an amended law in Singapore. Live film recordings of political events are allowed but the events...

Singapore: Most wired country in the world

According to Singapore's Infocomm Development Authority, broadband penetration hit 99.9 per cent in the country last December 2008.This makes Singapore the most wired country in the world.

Chikungunya in Singapore

Dengue cases were down in Singapore last year but chikungunya infections were up. Last month more chikungunya cases were reported. This was confirmed by the Ministry of Health which included...

Singapore: Pictures at a traffic junction

While waiting for the traffic lights to turn green, Frannxis from Singapore found the time to shoot pictures at the traffic junction.

Singapore: Internet not self-regulated enough

A Singapore minister complains that the internet “is not an effective self-regulated regime.” Mollymeek is worried that many Singaporeans consider self-regulation as an “unproblematically positive concept.” Molly asserts that “self-regulated...

Singapore: Art culture is a joke?

The Temple of Thoughts comments on the state of arts in Singapore: “Singapore is too efficient. We all got to admit, it’s clean, green, but sterile and concrete. Our art...

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