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Kirsten Han

Kirsten Han is a multi-tasker (writing, blogging, videoing) and social media junkie interested in human rights issues. She also likes to travel, take photographs and – above all else – tell stories.

She blogs at funny little world and tweets as @kixes.

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Latest posts by Kirsten Han

4 March 2012

Singapore: Netizens Criticize ‘Offensive’ Government Ad

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...

15 February 2012

Singapore: Politician's Expulsion Triggers By-Election

A by-election has been triggered in Singapore's Hougang Single Member Constituency after the Worker's Party expelled Member of Parliament Yaw Shin Leong amidst allegations of extramarital affairs. Netizens used the...

13 February 2012

Singapore: Citizens Discuss Politician's Extramarital Scandal

An opposition politician has resigned from his party's Central Executive Committee amidst rumours of extramarital affairs. Netizens discussed the issue in various social networks and many expressed their disappointment over...

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...

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...

30 December 2011

Singapore: Is it Flooding, or Just Ponding?

Singapore's Public Utilities Board used the term “ponded” rather than "flooded" when heavy rains caused flash floods in various parts of the city last week. The use of the word...

27 December 2011

Singapore: Animal Lovers Rally to Save Stray Dogs

Animal-lovers in Singapore have been rallying to save the lives of stray dogs in Punggol, after authorities stepped up efforts to round up the strays, possibly for culling.

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