SGDaily Roundup: Week 19

We Don’t Need No Regulation
– Simply Jean: Blogger jailed – When is it freedom of speech? When is it seditious?
– Yawning Bread: The pigeons are among us already
– Ministry for Information, Communication & the Arts reply to bloggers’ Proposals for Internet freedom in Singapore
– The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: It just boils down to power and control
– From Light to Lighter: Government Signals Direction of Net Regulation
– Musings: Maintaining Racial and Religious Harmony through Criminal Law
– BHP: Superman’s ‘Right’ to Blog Anonymously
– My Singapore News: Mica responding
– utopia: New media regulation/censorship
– BHP: Why my right to privacy is ultimately a matter of choice – Sex, G-15 bloggers and Samizdat

Singaporeans are fed, up with progress!
– BothSidesOfTheJohorStraits: NTUC chief says govt is pro-actively dealing with economic uncertainty. Really??
– The Singapore Angle: NTUC Fairprice Profitability and the Limits of Corporate Social Responsibility
– Diary of A Singaporean Mind: Inflation Cause and Effect
– Feed Me To The Fish: Letter to Prime Minister
– Feed Me To The Fish: Golden Age or Hungry Years? If Singapore is so rich, why am I poor?
– URBANRANT: Why Lionel Messi is worth 80m pounds to Chelsea? And the implications for ministerial salaries in Singapore
– BothSidesOfTheJohorStraits: Indonesia increase interest rate to curb inflation; S’pore gives citizens hundreds of million in spending-cash
– A Xeno Boy in Sg: A Kilo of Rice from Tua Pek Kong
– The States Times: A Moment Of Truth

Aljunied Residents Must Be So Rich!
– Mr Wang Says So: Aljunied Town Council And A Matter of Principle [Recommended]
– A Sampan on S’pore Soil: More and more enigmatic
– Cirque de Liberte: Coming Soon: The Powderful Town Council Wealth Funds
– The Online Citizen: Aljunied Town Council – Taking the easy way out?

Fear and Loathing in The Lion City
– The Online Citizen: Homophobia Part 2: Under attack from the police
– The Daily Backtrack: Dogma
– Yawning Bread: Guilty until proven innocent: the case of William Ding
– Sam’s Thoughts: Thank you Mr Lim
– Where Bears Roam Free: Let’s all face the issues of gay sex once and for all
– Angry Doctor: Them 9
– Sam’s Thoughts: Everyone deserves media representation
– Sam’s thoughts: The Homosexuality Debate Goes On (2005 article)
– Sam’s thoughts: The celebration of heterosexuality

Our 147th|151st Press
– BHP: Why Freeing up the Press will just kill Bloggers
– The Online Citizen: The Unions, the Press and the People

World Press Freedom Day
– The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Singapore activists mark World Press Freedom Day in front of SPH building
– Activists protested against media control outside SPH on 03 May 08
– Yawning Bread: Packable politics and its press [Recommended]
– I have succumbed to peer pressure: Re-reading Joel Tan via Archetypal Literary Theory [Thanks udders] [Recommended]

MSK WKS Debacle
– Under the Willow Tree: Is an Incompetent Cabinet What We Have?
– Insane Polygons: What Stories Will You Tell?
– Singapore Patriot: How good leaders manage failure
– BHP: Mas Selamat

Strangers in a Strange Land
– Empty Vessels: What’s wrong with having foreign workers?
– The Itch To Write: Response to Seng Han Thong
– A Sampan on S’pore Soil: That ‘foreign object’

ERPains, Trains & Automobiles
– Blinking Brink: We made S$150 millions, but we still need fare hike!

– Angry Doctor: Turf War 2

Singaporeans Bailing Out Troubled Bankers
– Under the Willow Tree: Lee Kuan Yew vs. Warren Buffett – Round 2

Help for Burma
– nofearSingapore: Burma’s cyclone disaster: Time for unconditional giving [Thanks Dr Huang]
– Singapore Patriot: Appeal for help for Myanmar
– Sheep City: The cyclone that failed to destroy the junta
– Random Thoughts of a Freedom Thinker: Donations for cyclone-hit Burma
– The boy who knew too much: Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar: the true danger

Tak Boleh Tahan Campaign @ Toa Payoh
– Mr Wang Says So: Chee Soon Juan And Other Illegal Hawkers

Daily Discourse
– Labour Day round up: Who did what, who said what
– The boy who knew too much: The lack of entrepreneurs in Singapore
– The Kway Teow Man: Three Questions
– The Online Citizen: Youths call for right to vote at Youthquake forum
– Nomed Letters: You can’t handle the Truth! [Thanks Screwtape]
– Ian On The Red Dot: Are Bloggers Really Influencers? Gosh – Do We Really Still Need To Ask This?
– Singapore Life and Times: Strap on for life
– Darth Grievous’ Dark Domain: To laugh or to cry? (I)
– The Online Citizen: Former CEO of NTUC Income calls for “collective protest”
– Diary of A Singaporean Mind: MM Lee Speaks – Ultimate Wisdom on Protests
– Endoh’s Dungeon: “Diet” drinks & their cancerous compounds
– Hard Hitting in the Lion City: Scratching head in disbelief
– Princess from the Planet of Venupitarius: Same profession, different treatment [Recommended]
– The Void Deck: TVD’s Picks – Taking on NTUC
– To Fix a Mocking Peasant: Irresponsible Speech & The Right to Forgiveness
– Rambling Librarian: Singapore Police Force in YouTube (or “Should our SPF have a blog?”) [1] [2]
– vinyarb: What raffles place ghost? [Thanks Richard]
– The Online Citizen: The truth about life insurance [Recommended]
– Rambling Librarian: Singapore Police Force in YouTube (or “Should our SPF have a blog?”) – Part 3
– Simply Jean: How will I feel after I leave Singapore?
– vinyarb: The hot seat [Thanks Richard]
– Singapore Life and Times: Card in cashcards
– The Unofficial Cat Welfare Society Diary: Class 95 calls for fines for cat feeders
– CLessThanThreeC: Irresponsible Duo: Glenn Ong and The Flying Dutchman
– Anonymous_X: The Maid Trade – Singapore: “And then, NO BOYFRIEND! This one’s very important, okay?”

Life, the universe and everything
– Notes From Serangoon Road: Save the Atrium
– Don’t Mess With Nice People – Especially When You’re a Fucker
– Empty Vessel: Visual Literacy course : Part 1
– theory.isthereason: Singapore’s own 11yr old “John Mayer” in the making
– Ignorance is Curable: UOB does it again

– Sg_ljers: Wilde gala premiere for Indignation
– Singapore in maps, 1819-1954

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