Stories about Singapore from November, 2009
Is Singapore a city or a country? This question seems silly since Singapore is globally recognized as an independent state. But for Singapore Law Minister K. Shanmugam, Singapore should be treated as a city. This remark triggered a debate in the blogosphere.
Check out the pictures and presentations of Barcamp Singapore 4
Singapore is reviewing the bilingual policy on education following the admission of a former Prime Minister about the flaws of that policy
Seah Chiang Nee writes how the recession is affecting Singapore's middle-class population.
Illegally terminated pregnant workers in Singapore can lodge complaints. Barnyard Chorus identifies the process on how to file a complaint with the Ministry of Manpower
New $100 paper banknotes have been spotted in Singapore this month
Singapore sources about half of its water supply from its neighbor, Malaysia. It has two major water agreements with Malaysia. One of these agreements will expire two years from now. Malaysia’s former Prime Minister, through his blog, asks if the current government will negotiate for a better deal.
A Malaysian blogger asks if the ban on selling sand to Singapore is still in effect.
While it may sound like a bad joke, today's World Toilet Day focuses on a not-so-funny issue impacting almost half the world's population -- a lack of toilets and sanitation.
flaneurose notes that cable TV and the internet are now viable alternatives to mainstream media. The blogger ponders the impact of the diminishing power of mainstream media in Singapore.
Urbanrant warns against new policies and trends which contradict the promotion of “affordable housing” in Singapore.
It has been reported in Singapore that “government ministries and agencies have been seeking social media intelligence services for monitoring online sentiments related to their scope of work.”
Yawning Bread from Singapore narrates how their group was able to present an award-winning documentary on Myanmar's human rights situation.
Diana Saw introduces the positive side of the Singapore health system.