Stories about Singapore from April, 2010
Southeast Asia: Good Governance Advocacy via Technology
As part of our Technology for Transparency research, Sopheap Chak offers a broad overview of the role of technology and grassroots, online communities in the movement for good governance in Southeast Asia.
Singapore: Retraction of invitation to hearing-impaired educator
Singapore's Ministry of Education retracted a conference invitation to a top U.S.-based educator after learning that she is hearing-impaired. The Ministry has already apologized for this mistake. Bloggers react.
Singapore: Defending the right to send template emails
The Prime Ministers of Singapore is complaining that critics have been sending him template emails. DK defends the right of Singaporeans to send standard letters of complaint or petition to politicians.
Singapore: Tourism ad questioned
DK questions the appearance of a U.S. citizen in a Singapore tourism video ad.
Singapore: Fear of new immigrants
Christopher Ong explains why it is “rational” for many Singaporeans to fear the entry of new immigrants in Singapore.
Singapore: Housing problem
Diary of a Singaporean Mind wants the government to take more responsibility for the housing crisis in Singapore instead of merely blaming the “unrealistic expectations” of the people.