SGDaily Roundup: Week 18

MSK WKS Debacle
– Catherinelim.sg: More Comments on the Mas Selamat Scandal
– Catherinelim.sg: The Mas Selamat Scandal: Its Impact on the Government-People Relationship [Recommended]
– The Online Citizen: The Government’s Great Getaway
– Winter Is Coming: The MSK/WKS Saga
– Singapore Patriot: My Response to MP Lam Pin Min’s blog
– Random Thoughts Of A Free Thinker: To resign or not to resign, that is the question?
– Mr Wang Says So: Domestic Maids, Mas Selamat and Why Wong Kan Seng Should Be Fined
– Ian On The Red Dot: Should Minister Wong Kan Seng Resign? Between a Rock and Hard Place is The Chance To Take The Red Pill
– The Daily Backtrack: Rabble rousing [Recommended]
– Diary of A Singaporean Mind: Please lets MOVE ON…
– Singapore Alternatives: Who should challenge PM’s Verdict? Voters
– THE armchair critic: No more Mas Selamat nonsense for me! No more!
– Blinking Brink: With huge pay increment, comes great accountability
– Singapore Patriot: Time to move on?
– Mr Brown: blame it on somebody (The Anyhowly Remix) [Thanks anonymous craven]
– A Xeno Boy in Sg: Of Angry Journalists, Anger & the Evil Internet Again [Recommended]
– The Online Citizen: Demonising the Internet – and bloggers
– The Daily Backtrack: Nyeh
– Sheep City: We love you Chua Lee Hong
– A L V I N O L O G Y: Mas Selamat’s escape in LEGO
– Sgpolitics.net: J.B Jeyaretnam pulls no punches on DPM Wong Kan Seng over Mas Selamat’s escape
– Singapore Angle: Mas Selamat’s 2001 escape, 17 tonnes and preaching to the converted

Singaporeans are fed, up with progress!
– Sgpolitics.net: Government to give $3b worth of handouts in 2008 – My take
– Wake Up Your Idea: When Cost Goes Up, Wages Don’t Need To?
– My Sketchbook: It just gets tighter
– Hard Hitting in the Lion City: Very Necessary
– URBANRANT: The “Union” in the new NTUC logo appears to fade into the background
– The Online Citizen: $3 billion benefits to cope with inflation? [Recommended]
– A Singaporean: So THIS Is Justice – Part II
– Singapore Donkey: Low democracy doesn’t mean no democracy: NCPC
– The Online Citizen: Leong Sze Hian on NTUC discounts

Censorship and Pink Issues
– Baloney and Balls: MDA strikes again…
– The Phallus Monologue: Singapore the Prehistoric Cave
– Sam’s thoughts: The brutality of the police and gender norms
– To Fix a Mocking Peasant: Love Letter from Lee See Nao to Jacelyn Chan
– Sam’s Thoughts: MDA: Morality Depends on Authority

The 153th Press
– Singapore Patriot: Freedom House Press Freedom Report on Singapore
– A Sampan on S’pore Soil: Singapore press, international rankings
– The Daily Backtrack: ST in the flesh!

We Don’t Need No Regulation
– Warblings Of A Little Bird: “Critique” to the independent proposal – Helping the lazy to catch fish – Dissecting the Brotherhood Press’s “interview
– BHP: The Fallacy of Community Regulation [3A][3B] [1][2]
– BHP: The Fallacy of Community Regulation– Part 3C Bloggers Eating Bloggers, Part 3D When You Love Something, It’s Easy to Give It Your All

Strangers in a Strange Land
– Diary of A Singaporean Mind: Singaporeans now highly dependent on Foreigners!
– My Singapore News: The new battle on foreign workers

Healthcare
– My Singapore News: Addressing higher payments instead of cost
– Sgpolitics.net: MediShield changes to start from Dec 1

Singaporeans Bailing Out Troubled Bankers
– Under the Willow Tree: Lee Kuan Yew Ain’t No Warren Buffett
– The Kway Teow Man: Questions about the Reserves

Freedom, Choice and a place for my Voice
– Empty Vessel: Freedom of speech
– No political films please, we’re Singaporeans: Filmmaker submits six videos featuring political protests

Housing
– Enblocing Singapore: Shifting Accountability – Poor Ken Lee of Airview Tower
– Enblocing Singapore: A Personal Thought

The Price of Rice
– Yawning Bread: Rice price as capitalism’s vice

ERPains, Trains & Automobiles
– the(new)mediaslut: SMRT celebrates life as long it is not on their trains
– Simply Jean: LTA did not say why it is raising ERP charges?

Burmese Vote On New Constitution
– The Online Citizen: No voting NO: Burmese embassy staff contrive to disenfranchise voters
– Pseudonymity: PHOTOS: Burmese Nationals Protest Constitution In Singapore

Free Tibet
– Yawning Bread: China and (inter)nationalism

Daily Discourse
– Mishegaas: About Time
– Urbanrant: Smoking in casino: Our laws should not stand in the way of making money
– Ian On The Red Dot: The Straits Time Has An Ironic + Prophetic Name
– The Itch to Write: SIA’s image?
– Alice Cheong in Wonderland: Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
– Feed Me To The Fish: For every life, a little rain must fall
– nofearSingapore: Are we ready to treat our maids as humans yet?
– The Online Citizen: High cost of living – what the government can do
– Angry Ang Moh: Mr. Lee, Dr.Love and the Newspapers advice on “Sex in your car” [Thanks Vivian]
– Balderdash: Gender Studies symposium
– Sgpolitics: More jobs created, but unemployment rate still on the increase especially amongst Singaporeans and PRs
– The States Times: May Day Message
– Baloney and Balls: Should 18-year-olds vote?
– The Online Citizen: Islam in Singapore : Where to from here? [Recommended]

Life, the universe and everything
– Ong Jiin Joo: Esplanade Station underpass opens 30th April
– Majulah Singapura: Channel 8 Helped Made This Woman $23,000 A Month
– Mindblogging Stuff: Double entendre, Chinese-style
– Cooler Insights: Maiden Flight on the Singapore Flyer
– The eOK .network: Blogger relations best practices
– Ian On The Red Dot: Why The Future Of Blog Monetization & Blog Based Marketing Isn’t Ad Companies Like Nuffnang
– Darth Grievous’ Dark Domain: Blog Advertising.. yet again..
– Life @ anchorvale: M1 broadband and blur images

Infoblogoramus
– Sg_ljers: Petition TV Mobile
– A L V I N O L O G Y: Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day!~
– Survey: Internet users’ perceptions of socio-political blog credibility in Singapore
– Simply Jean: Podfire.sg Launch – The Event (Photos Galore) – Part 1
– Sgpolitics.net: Tak Boleh Tahan Campaign @ Toa Payoh

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