Daily SG: 13 May 2011

Singapore 2011 General Elections
A vote for change
– New Asia Republic: Seeking Liberty in a Democracy [Thanks D]
– Chapter Two: Reload: The real generation that does not remember
– Article 14: GRCs – where do we go from here?
– Diary of A Singaporean Mind: PAP searches for answers…
– SpotlightOnSingapore: Lim Hwee Hua: PAP only needs to be transformed?
– Thoughts of a Singapore Statistician: PAP DOES NOT KNOW how to solve Singapore’s problems
– TOC: The GRC system – I don’t know what to say..
– Icarus Flew Too High: This is why we should have Proportional Representation
– Ahmad in Taiwan: My political awakening
– Feed Me To The Fish: From whence I came? Here I am, Grateful!
– Yours Truly Singapore: A random conversation with a PAP loyalist
– under a Pipala Tree: what revolution?
– The Temple Of Thoughts 3: A Change of Heart
– Freak Thoughts: Dust settles
– The Gigamole Diaries: The PAP’s new clothes….
– Yahoo SingaporeScene: ‘Time to discard policies that divide S’poreans’

Other post GE stuff
– Singapore Actually: Elections Rallies photos
– ex Chersonesus Aurea: SDP post election press conference (unedited video) [Thanks Stanley]
– News Clips: Nominated ministers: Good or bad idea? [Thanks George]
– New Asia Republic: Ode to George Yeo: Pretty Hurt for a Whiteshirt [Thanks D]

The Noose
– Today Voices: A front-row view of ‘spoilt’ votes
– The Satay Club: For them the next election starts now
– Yahoo: Workers’ Party MPs decide on wards in Aljunied
– East Asia Forum: Reflections on the Singapore general election
– Asia Unbound: Thoughts on Singapore’s Election
– The Economist: Low expectations – In Singapore winning 7% of parliamentary seats is tantamount to an opposition triumph
– PBS: Singapore Entering a ‘New Phase’ in Politics

Healthcare & Healthcare Provider
– TOC: Why are cancer treatments not subsidized by the government?
– Singapore M.D.: Subsidy – the cure for all woes?

Minister Salaries
– Singapore Notes: Money Is Never Enough For These Guys

Re education
– guanyinmiao’s musings: Political Education In Singapore: Beyond ‘National Education’

Strangers in a Strange land
– Yawning Bread on WordPress: ‘We almost had to pull him off the plane’

We are against capital punishment
– We Believe In Second Chances: NGOs form a coalition against the death penalty in Malaysia

Daily Discourse
– New Asia Republic: Ethics and SAF Values

Life, the universe and everything
– Thoughts of a Cynical Investor: Local bank investors are strange
– Art Radar Asia: The fences are down so look inside: Singapore Biennale 2011′s Old Kallang Airport – picture feast

Selected News Stories
– Reuters: Mind the gap: Asian income gulf shows economic model’s flaws


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