SGDaily Roundup: Week 4

Principal’s ITE Remarks
– The Universe Within: Self Improvement for others
– Simple is the Reason of My Heart: Education in Singapore needs to see beyond KPIs R
– The Online Citizen: Principals who put down students have no place in educating our young
– Molly Meek: Mediocrity in Meritocracy: There must be, there cannot be
– Looking For LaLaLand..: A load of crap from the education minister
– Insane Polygons: The Emerald Helm of Unlimited Stupidity
– Recruit Ong: Lui tio kan! LOL
– Warblings Of A Little Bird: Teacher’s “Go To ITE” Remarks – A Question No One Seems To Have Asked
– Stressed Teacher: Your results suck! R

Re education
– Mr Wang Says So: Safety in the Syllabus

Transport Reforms Announced
– The Lush Garden Within: Land transport reforms in Singapore – at last
– Hear ye! Hear ye!: The wildcard in public bus reforms
– Simply Jean: What I want to see in the transport overhaul
– My Singapore News: Time to return to sanity
– Singapore Life and Times: The right step
– Decay On Net: I should be a taxi driver instead
– Singapore’s Land Transport: Land Transport Review Part 1: Public transport (bus)

ERPains, Trains & Automobiles
– QuirkieKai: A Public Fantasy [Thanks Chin]
– Decay on Net: Peak hour madness – thanks to a maintenance train
– zm.: the ugly side of SMRT
– Darth Grievous’ Dark Domain: Increase the Cab Fares even more!!
– HWZ: Singapore Public Transport. World-Class?

Government Denies Hand in State Fund Investments
– BothSidesOfTheJohorStraits: Tharman: S’pore govt has nothing to do with Govt Investment Corp… R
– Hear ye! Hear ye!: Contradiction by Tharman?
– The Sun Shines on Singapore: GIC and Temasek have a blank cheque
– Diary of A Singaporean Mind: GIC money for Citibank..
– Siew Kum Hong: OPQ 21 January 2008: Investments by GIC and Temasek Holdings in UBS and Merrill Lynch
– HWZ: “Not my business” – Tharman

Not that we love Caesar less…
– Looking For LaLaLand..: Is MM Lee still relevant?
– Utopia: MM Lee: top money for talent

Human Rights
– Pseudonymity: VIDEO & REPORT: Human Rights Torch Relay Reaches Police State
– Used Brains For Sale: More Idiocy
– Sgpolitics: Singapore Democrats: Singaporeans Participated in International Human Rights Torch Relay

Election Reform Public Forum
– The Online Citizen: Election reform effort needs everyone’s involvement
– Sgpolitics: SDP’s public forum on electoral reform, 20 Jan 08
– UncleYap: Public Forum held for Reform of Electoral System

The A* or not Challenge
– Singapore Life and Times: The next big idea
– Simple is the Reason of My Heart: A-STAR 100K challenge is an outdated idea to both Innovation and Business
– Ian On The Red Dot: How A*STAR’s Search Engine Is The Same As Google
– GeekSG: Bloggers mocks Singapore’s attempt at a Search Engine
– SEO Expert: Star Challenge 2008 Website Broken?
– PageTrafficBlog: USD 100,000 To Build A State-of-the-Art Search Engine: Will It Work?

Strangers in a Strange Land
– Hear ye! Hear ye!: Attract foreign talents or retain local talents?

Healthcare
– When docs turn gods: The inexorable rise R

Our war on terror
– SGFrag: 2 more detained under Internal Security Act, 5 JI members released
– sgForums: Two men detained for planning acts of terror

Welfare For the Meek
– The Online Citizen: Uniquely Singapore, F1 or F9 – Workfare statistics?

Casino LaiLiao
– BothSidesOfTheJohorStraits: Why fritter away your $$ at the casino when SingaporePools welcomes you with open arms?

General Discourse
– BothSidesOfTheJohorStraits: A tale of a fictitious country – Lalapore
– The Anti Neo-Democracy Theorist: Perhaps the best campaign victory speech I saw
– e pur si muove: Singapore culture shock: civility and lack thereof
– Newsintercom: An Interview with Artist-Activist Seelan Palay
– The States Times: A History Of Bullying
– The Rot Within: The “What School” Question
– Mr Wang Says So: The Modern Risks of Information and Advice
– My Singapore News: Why is cyberspace more powerful?
– The States Times: Soldier Of Fortune
– Simply Jean: Are you feeding the monkeys?
– Sophie’s World: One less piece of red tape
– i have succumbed to peer pressure: So am I right to say that the moral of the story seems to be…
– Looking through the eyes of_: On meritocracy and elitism
– My Way: Eliminate Your Competition the Singaporean Way
– The Online Citizen: My future as a Singapore citizen
– Simply Jean: The letter that caused a furore in the Straits Times discussion board
– Organic Ally: Dear MM
– Eastcoastlife: Bullying at school is nothing new

Life, the universe and everything
– Intelligently Retarded: Cool Dome [Thanks Chang]
– the(new)mediaslut: Tiger Airways- Will a 45 mins flight to KL turn into a 5 hours wait?
– Balderdash: ..by the law of engineering girls cannot exist.
– Nomadism: Tabloid news…
– Sophie’s World: The Lingam defence
– The Void Deck: CNG Cars Ahoy!

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5 Responses to SGDaily Roundup: Week 4

  1. people & rich says:

    I think bernard Leong hastily decided to go on a quick holiday. cannot blame him, hehehehehe :)

  2. Jim says:

    nice collage

  3. hammerboy says:

    Makes my weekend reading much easier. Great!

  4. millipede says:

    damned! i missed the roundup!

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