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· April, 2011

Stories about Singapore from April, 2011

20 April 2011

Singapore: Bloggers Criticize PAP Manifesto

Singapore’s ruling coalition, People’s Action Party, released its election manifesto on April 17, 2011, which was immediately criticized by many bloggers for being “too vague.” PAP has been in power...

17 April 2011

China: Sunday Night Political Chat

Chinese academic and Internet celebrity Yu Jianrong found time during a recent visit to the United States to talk about China's current political climate amid the long string of recent...

9 April 2011

Singapore: Debate on ‘Pampered’ Soldiers

Are Singapore soldiers ready for battle? This is one of the many questions raised by netizens who are reacting to the photo of a young serviceman whose backpack is being...

3 April 2011

Yale to set up campus in Singapore

Yale University, in cooperation with the National University of Singapore, will set-up the Yale-NUS College which will be Singapore's first liberal arts college. Bloggers debate whether the project will succeed...

2 April 2011

Southeast Asia: Media Says Sorry Over ‘Insensitive’ Japan Posts

Singapore’s MediaCorp, Thailand’s The Nation, and Malaysia’s Berita Harian – all belonging to mainstream media in their respective countries – were forced to apologize to the public for publishing ‘insensitive’...

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