· March, 2012

Stories about Singapore from March, 2012

Southeast Asia Digital Library

  25 March 2012

The Southeast Asia Digital Library provides educators and students with materials published in Southeast Asia. The online library contains digital facsimiles of books and manuscripts, as well as multimedia materials and searchable indexes of additional Southeast Asian resources.

Singapore: “Blackest Month for Bloggers”

  13 March 2012

Citing the numerous legal cases filed by Singapore public officials against prominent bloggers in the past month, Teo Soh Lung described the month of February 2012 as the “blackest month for bloggers and every Singaporean who treasures the right to free speech.”

Singapore: Keeping Internet Safe

  13 March 2012

Andrew Loh reacts to the proposal of the Singapore government to develop an Internet code of conduct. The blogger suggests alternative ways to keep internet safe for young people.

Singapore's Last Fishing Village

  13 March 2012

Remember Singapore posts pictures of Seletar Fishing Village which is described as “one of the last places in Singapore where you can find local fishermen making a living by the sea”

Southeast Asia: Internet Freedom Rating

  8 March 2012

Aim Sinpeng discusses the study made by OpenNet Initiative about the state of internet freedom or unfreedom in several Southeast Asian countries. ‘Partly Free’ countries include Malaysia and Indonesia while ‘Not Free’ countries include Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam

Singapore: Netizens Criticize ‘Offensive’ Government Ad

  4 March 2012

Singapore netizens are criticizing an advertising recruitment campaign by a government ministry for using posters that label ex-offenders, victims of abuse, and people with disabilities as destroyed, ruined, abandoned, and hopeless. Critics say the posters perpetuate prejudice and discrimination.

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