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· January, 2012

Stories about Singapore from January, 2012

27 January 2012

Singapore: Corruption Scandal in Least Corrupt Nation

The heads of the Singapore Civil Defence Force and the Central Narcotics Bureau are being investigated by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau sparking plenty of conversation about corruption in a...

Singapore: ‘Ineffective’ Government Online Search

8 January 2012

Singapore: Minister's Comments Spark Internet Meme

Find out why this phrase ‘When I made the decision…' became an internet meme in Singapore involving a comment made by a senior state minister. It follows the recent decision...

4 January 2012

Singapore: Ministers to Take a Pay Cut

Singapore politicians are among the highest paid leaders in the world but they will receive salary cuts this year after a government committee has recommended hefty cuts to the pay...

3 January 2012

Southeast Asia in 2011: A Year of Protest

#bersih, #bersih2, #bersihstories, #occupydataran, #campoutph, #walk4freedom, #sawangsawa. These are the protest hashtags of the year in Southeast Asia. Global Voices reviews several protest movements in the region in the past...

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