SGDaily Roundup: Week 8

Singapore Budget 2008
The Budget
– The Online Citizen: 5 Minutes With… Leong Sze Hian on the budget
– My Little Corner: Singapore Budget 2008
– The States Times: A Bo-Chap Budget
– utopia: alternate view of Budget 2008
– Blowin’ In The Wind: Remarkable Singapore
– BothSidesOfTheJohorStraits: Singapore is reserved about our reserves domestically, but not internationally… [Recommended]
– Singapore Life and Times: Better to recieve
– Musings of a Stay-at-home Mum: Budget Day
– Perspective Unlimited: Is the Budget Inflationary?
– Celluloid Reality(s): The end of the fairy-tale? Singapore’s economy hits a bump.
– Young PAP Blog: A Great Budget, But Does It Service?
For the Ministers and the Elites
– Pseudonymity: Singapore Government Ministers To Cost Taxpayers 15% More
– My Sketchbook: ministers’ impending pay raise?
– Simply Jean: Estate duty to be abolished in Singapore
– Nicholas M Ong: Singapore Government Mnisters to Cost Taxpayers 15 pct more
For the Elderly, the Poor and the Meek
– in a blink of an eye: Budget 2008 [Recommended]
– Feed me to the Fish: Hongbao Budget 2008 – Straits Times or Reuters? [Recommended]
Growth Dividends
– LadyJava: Singapore budget 2008
– My Singapore News: Ungrateful Singaporeans
– Hear Ye! Hear Ye!: Greedy Singaporeans
Defense
– ringisei: Spare some change please
Forum Chat
– HWZ: Budget 2008: Your thoughts?
– SPUG: Budget 2008
– sgForums: $$$ BUDGET 2008 $$$
– sgForums: Govt going to give money again
– Coffee Shop Talk: Budget FAILED to address issues
The Media & Analysts
– PWC: Budget Commentary 2008 – Singapore [PDF]
– The Singapore Stock Market: DBS Vickers talk about singapore’s budget 2008
– Yahoo News: Singapore budget disappoints on tax, sees deficit
– Reuters: S’pore govt ministers to cost taxpayers 15 pct more
– Gulfnews: Singapore budget disappoints as income taxes are held steady
– Guardian: ANALYSTS VIEW 4-Singapore’s FY2008/09 budget
– MSJ: Singapore Budget Tackles Inflation
– CNA: Budget Speech 2008
News from the 146th by Paddy Tan

Singapore Wins 2010 Youth Olympics Bid
– Culture Shiok! Singapore OFW: Youth Olympic Games 2010 in Singapore
– Sophie’s World: Slow off the mark?
– eastcoastlife: Yahoo!! Singapore wins bid to host Youth Olympic Games 2010!!
– utopia: Youth Olympics – faking enthu
– Singapore Youth Olympic Games 2010: An Open Letter to Our Supporters
– Official Site: Singapore2010

The Phantom Menace. PAP mole in the mist?
– e pur si muove: Let’s calm down, please
– The Wayang Party Club of Singapore: Public call for Andrew Loh and Remy Choo to apologize and step down from TOC
– Chemical Generation Singapore: An Apology Goes a Long Way
– HWZ: Public call for Remy and Andrew to apologize and quit TOC

CPF & Annuities
– Diary of A Singaporean Mind: I hope Refund-80 is enough for McDonald’s Happy Meals!
– Sgpolitics.net: National Lifelong Income Scheme (CPF Life) 1st Update [Recommended]
– Sgpolitics.net: A question on CPF Life asked in Sammyboy Coffeeshop forum
– Sgpolitics.net: Some back-of-the-envelope CPF Life calculations [Recommended]
– Singapore Property Frontiers: 10 Things You Need to Know About CPF Life
– Coffee Shop Talk: CPF Life – 1st update by sgpolitics [Thanks shoestring]

Re education
– Singapore Patriot: Singaporean students subsidising foreign scholars?
– The Online Citizen: Knowledge-based economy needs more Uni education financing [Recommended]
– To Fix a Mocking Peasant: Molly Replies to ST Forum Letter
– Next Stop Wonderland: ST Forum: Help grads who do as well as foreign talent

Freedom, Choice and a place for my Voice
– Singapore: New Media, Politics & the Law: “Give me freedom or… I’ll take it anyway”
– No political films please, we’re Singaporeans: Censorship under the PAP : 1959 – 2008
– BothSidesOfTheJohorStraits: If Malaysian politics is having an ‘erection’, Singaporean politics needs viagra…
– Random Rants: What can you do?

Relief Teacher Ridicules Students in Blog – Sacked
– EDMW: Ridiculous!!! Teacher from HIPS bullys students!!
– Sam’s thoughts: Trial by media [Recommended]
– Singapore Life and Times: Gag Order

Charity? More Clarity pls.
– Simply Jean: Ren Ci probe: Part of investigations referred to CAD

Singaporeans are fed, up with progress!
– Decay on Net: Pump price easy to go up, hard to come down
– My Singapore News: Imported inflation or inflating prices? [Recommended]
– The Anti Neo-Democracy Theorist: Stagflation hits Singapore
– I Love Looking Good: Singapore Employment Statistics

ERPains, Trains & Automobiles
– Simply Jean: Taxi problem back
– My Singapore News: ERP, pay according to usage

Pink Issues
– Sam’s thoughts: Gay is okay
– Used Brains for Sale: Voldemort the Half-Blood
– Yawning Bread: Media silence and the cultivators of hate
– i have succumbed to peer pressure.: ‘Gay uncles’ and the assimilation of dominant discourse

Strangers in a Strange Land
– Ignorance is Curable: Singapore – You are a foreigner, shut up

Human Rights
– The Online Citizen: A CASE of double standards?
– SG Review: Politically motivated law enforcement is exposed gain

Housing
– Alice Cheong in Wonderland: HDB lift upgrading and malfunction woes

Healthcare
– Angry Doctor: Live Long and Prosper

Not that we love Caesar less…
– Mr Wang Says So: Things You’ll Never Catch Lee Kuan Yew Saying

Daily Discourse
– Mr Wang Says So: Lives of Dark & Quiet Desperation
– Singapore Life and Times: Down the drain
– A Partisan Guy: Political Poem
– Fauzi Rassull: Why Singapore Have To Be Bilingual? Isn’t It Stupid?
– the(new)mediaslut: Fauzi Rassull got it wrong; Bilingualism is still important in today’s context!
– The Anti Neo-Democracy Theorist: Will politics here throw up an Obama?
– Hear Ye! Hear Ye!: Why I would leave Singapore
– Looking through the eyes of_ _: Gender Bias in Singapore Law
– Yawning Bread: Safety on Trial
– Sophie’s World: Free up Asean skies!
– Singapore Angle: The Press Needs To Invest In Its Professionalism [Recommended]
– The boy who knew too much: Why does no-one speak out?
– the(new)mediaslut: Cowboy Caleb risk Tomorrow.sg as the next Sintercom?
– The Void Deck: Making Cents Out of the New Diesel Tax for Private Cars
– The Legal Janitor: Whoring for the BSA
– nofearSingapore: Beware MSM editor’s creative scissors-you read what they want you to read
– Looking For LaLaLand..: Singapore needs a Wee Kim Wee in politics
– Reality of Kai: Superficial
– Bad News on the Doorstep: Wrong move
– Balderdash: The ethical basis for vegetarianism.. [Thanks Agagooga]
– Hard Hitting in the Lion City: Not happy about Kosovo

Life, the universe and everything
– Random Thoughts Of A Free Thinker: Singapore 2030 Forum — Highlights
– The annotated budak: International Year of the Reef 2008: Birds of Singapore shores
– Alice Cheong in Wonderland: A personal peep into local art exhibits
– theory.isthereason: Made in Singapore: Comiqs, GaussianMath, SG Wiki, Rockumentary
– Majulah Singapura: green plastic earth
– the(new)mediaslut: Sex blogging can ruin your offline reputation
– YoungJedi: StarHub Indoor Arena? Yucks…
– GeekSg: A look at Singaporean’s top 100 favorite sites
– Singapore Celebrates our Reefs!: Our sea turtles
– Bounce Back To Life: Chingay 2008 – Star Wars & Me
– Musings of an Opinionated Sod: It Would Seem People In Asia Don’t Believe You Can Learn Through Play…
– Hard Hitting in the Lion City: Funnier than Fiction
– My Way: What I Learnt From Every Race In Singapore
– fashion nation: Singapore Fashion Festival 2008 Press Conference
– Singapore Life and Times: Black not White
– fishtail: Telling Off a Smoker in a Non-Smoking Area
– Sg_Ljers: A message from the local music scene

Infoblogoramus
– Ah Boon.Net 阿文: Manned Cloud – The Flying Hotel
– eastcoastlife: eastcoastlife gives away Singapore Airshow 2008 tickets – WW
– Majulah Singapura: Casting Call!

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