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· July, 2010

Stories about Singapore from July, 2010

Singapore: Flooding and government

Siew Kum Hong tries to understand the recent flooding disaster in Singapore and reminds authorities that people are angry because of the “scope and location of the floods that have...

Singapore: Immigration compared with other countries

Blowin’ in the Wind reviews a report comparing Singapore emigration and immigration with other countries. The report notes that Singapore has the highest immigration rate in Asia Pacific after Hong...

Censorship in Singapore

Singapore authorities caused a major uproar when they banned a film of an ex-political prisoner and arrested a British author who wrote a book about the death penalty in Singapore....

Singapore: Discrimination against obese health workers

Ravi Philemon writes about the reported discrimination against overweight health workers in Singapore

Singaporeans hate mega churches?

Blogger Irreligious tries to understand why some people in Singapore are skeptical about the rise of mega churches or church groups with large congregations

Sex Trafficking in Singapore

Sex Trafficking is cited by a blogger as a major human rights issue in Singapore but the government is downplaying the problem.

Singapore: Higher bus fares

Blowin’ in the Wind compares the old and new bus fares in Singapore and notes that many commuters have to pay more today.

Xenophobic Singapore?

In a blogpost titled Xenophobic Singapore, blogger Freak Thoughts traces the history of the city state to remind Singaporeans not to discriminate against Chinese immigrants.

Singapore: Political film removed from youtube

Martyn See was ordered by Singapore's Media Development Authority to remove the political film he uploaded on youtube. The film was banned by the government but Singaporean netizens have already...

Flood-free Singapore?

Singapore Social and Political Thoughts reacts to the statement of the Prime Minister about the impossibility of the public expectation of a flood-free Singapore. The city-state was hit by flashfloods...

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