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· May, 2009

Stories about Singapore from May, 2009

Internet in North Korea, Nokia's Ovi Store, Google Wave and Tech Happenings

Tech events were happening in Thailand, Vietnam and Japan. North Korea got mobile internet and Google released a new product. We have reviews, analysis and links from bloggers in Asia...

Singapore: First swine flu case

The dreaded and deadly Influenza A (H1N1) virus has arrived in Singapore already. The city state confirms it is treating a patient who tested positive for swine flu.

Singapore: First LGBT Rally

More than 2,500 people in Singapore gathered at Hong Lim Park to form a human Pink Dot - a symbol of love and inclusiveness. It was Singapore’s first public rally...

Singapore: Annual reading initiative

The National Library Board of Singapore launched READ! Singapore 2009, a nationwide reading initiative that aims to promote a culture of reading among Singaporeans

Suicide cases in Singapore

Reports show that suicide is one of the top causes of death among Singapore youth.

Influenza A(H1N1) cases in Southeast Asia

Several Southeast Asian countries have confirmed that some of their citizens have tested positive for Influenza A(H1N1) infection. The region is no longer swine flu-free. Bloggers react as the virus...

Philippines: Storytelling for Hunger Awareness

A few years ago, a short film won the public's approval at the 56th Berlin International Film Festival, and to this day, it is still making its rounds through internet,...

Singapore: Youth Olympic Games

Singapore will be hosting the first Youth Olympic Games from 14 to 26 August 2010. Check out the official blog of the major sporting event.

Video: 48 Hour Young Lions YouTube Contest and others you can join

Tonight could be your chance to make it big in the online video field, almost anywhere you live. All it takes is 48 hours to make, upload and get as...

Southeast Asia: Twitter reactions on H1N1 virus

In the previous post, I featured the reactions of Southeast Asian bloggers on the H1N1 virus. This time, I will highlight the twitter reactions from twitterers in the region. Twitter...

Southeast Asia: Reactions to the H1N1 virus

Early this year, I wrote about the virus scare which swept the Southeast Asian region. Rising cases of dengue fever, chikungunya, bird flu and ebola viruses were registered in many...

Singapore: Swine flu as scare campaign

A Singapore blogger wonders if the swine flu threat is a scare campaign to make people take vaccines.

Singapore church supports same sex marriage

The Church of Our Saviour, a Singapore local church, issued a statement expressing support for same sex marriage

Singapore: Homeless people

The Online Citizen is worried that Singapore is “ill-equipped to cope with a possible increase in the number of homeless people.”

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