Stories about Singapore from July, 2010
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 been occurring and the Government's cavalier response so far.”
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 Kong.
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. Bloggers react
Ravi Philemon writes about the reported discrimination against overweight health workers in Singapore
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 is cited by a blogger as a major human rights issue in Singapore but the government is downplaying the problem.
Blowin’ in the Wind compares the old and new bus fares in Singapore and notes that many commuters have to pay more today.
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.
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 widely distributed it in many sites.
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 last month.