8 September 2005
Stories from 8 September 2005
Torn and Frayed in Manila reads the latest issue of e-tabloid Hotmanila and cheers. Founded in 2000 by disaffected print journalist Alan C. Robles, Hotmanila gained early fame for its coverage of the Manila-born ILOVEYOU worm and disgraced ex-President Joseph Estrada.
A mysterious installation of cardboard white elephants outside a subway station causes consternation in Singapore. Singapore Ink speculates on their origins, Doubleyellow cheers their existence, and Omeka na Huria says leave the protest pachyderms alone.
The Marmot's Hole details his problems with President Roh Tae Woo's call for a grand coalition.