Shawn Lim

I'm a Singaporean socio-political blogger who blogs at Want some tau huay? I also write for The Online Citizen

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Latest posts by Shawn Lim

Censorship in Singapore

  22 July 2010

Singapore authorities caused a major uproar when they banned a film of an ex-political prisoner and arrested a British author who wrote a book about the death penalty in Singapore. Bloggers react

Singapore: Swiss national to be caned for train vandalism

  30 June 2010

A Swiss IT consultant in Singapore was sentenced to three strokes of the cane and five months in prison after he pleaded guilty to breaking into a Singapore train depot last month and vandalising two carriages. Bloggers debate whether caning is an appropriate punishment.

Singapore: Swiss national charged over train vandalism

  14 June 2010

A Swiss national was charged with vandalism after he was accused of spray-painting a graffiti on one of the trains of Singapore Mass Rapid Transit. Vandalism in Singapore is punishable by up to 3 years in detention plus 3-8 strokes of the cane. Bloggers are displeased over the security breach.

Singapore: TwestivalSG 2010

  31 March 2010

Hundreds of people participated in this year's Twestival Singapore to raise funds for the education of millions of out-of-school children around the world.