Daily SG: 23 May 2008

David Cook did it! He actually beat The Chosen One! I think this is why he deserves to be the American Idol:

David Cook: Always Be My Baby

Local Blogger Arrested
– Endoh’s Dungeon: Is openness really what Singaporeans can handle?
– Almost Infamous: Fragrant Prince
– Anonymous_X: Racism is only funny in…”Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay”. Not in the real world…or in the blogosphere
– Chemical Generation Singapore: Sexy Fragrance Prince’s Unsexy Arrest
– Ian On The Red Dot: Uncle Sha’s Question To Me: Was The Post By Fragrance Prince Offending?
– Moving Higher In Souped-up Heuristically Agon Moment: Racist Bloggers: Then & Now (why it affects me)
– Tomorrow.sg: Racist Crap
– EDMW: blardy racist…give it to him!

Pink Issues
– Yawning Bread: The unnatural afterlife of the Section 377A debate

Daily Discourse
– JGNews: Online politicization: Singapore’s source of new activists
– Simply Gab: The Reason Why Old and New Media Remain Strange Bedfellows [Thanks Gabby]
– Diary of A Singaporean Mind: Understanding US$130 Oil
– TOC: Campaign the Singapore Government to stop producing cluster bombs
– Alice Cheong in Wonderland: World Bank says that Singapore needs to ease controls to remain competitive
– My Singapore News: Feedback between the Ruler and the Ruled

Miss Singapore Universe 2008
– nadelicious till de very last drop!: Cringeworthy moments of the finals of Miss Singapore Universe
– Baloney and Balls: Miss Singapore Universe

Life, the universe and everything
– EDMW: MDA officially annouces ban on videosharing prawn site

– TIA Conferences: Free Public Forum on “Understanding the implications of inflation on your investments and the labour market”
– Ong Jiin Joo: Office Ergonomics 101

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Daily ChioBu: Nao Nagasawa

Nao Nagasawa (長澤奈央) is a Japanese actress, singer and model. She is one of mentors for girl’s BOX activities, an AVEX Idol event. She is currently part of the idol group, Kingyo. Pictures after the break. [PNSWF]

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Daily SG: 22 May 2008

Manchester United wins the Champions League after a penalty shootout that went into nail bitting sudden death. Lots of panda eyes like me in Raffles Place today.

Local Blogger Arrested
– Simply Jean: Local blogger arrested
– Ian On The Red Dot: Bloggers Should Be Allowed To Be As Racist As Possible

Voting for the Opposition
– The Online Citizen: Political suicide or political maturity?

Our 147th|151st Press
– URBANRANT: Doc sex on spy cam case: gaps in Straits Times reporting

Freedom, Choice, A Place for My Voice
– Hear Ye! Hear Ye!: Loosen up a little, PAP

ERPains, Trains & Automobiles
– Singapore Life and Times: Great Singapore Squeeze
– Alice Cheong in Wonderland: Fold-and-ride trial on trains and buses

Daily Discourse
– Simply Jean: Starhub block! Block! Block!

Life, the universe and everything
– harmless? bananas!: Freakhog Cool Cadbury Egg Crushing Machine

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Daily Tech: 22 May 2008

– Notebook Italia: MSI Wind PC vs Asus Eee PC: comparative tests [Ita translate]
– TechSpot: Diamond Viper Radeon HD 3650 1GB review
– bit-tech: BenQ X2200W 22″ widescreen LCD monitor
– Techware Labs: Thermaltake BlacX Hard Drive Docking Station
– ASE Labs: Antec Three Hundred Case
– Benchmark Reviews: ASUS BC-1205PT SATA Blu-ray Disc Optical Drive
– AMDZone: Arctic Cooling Accelero S1 Rev2
– Madshrimps: Passive CPU Coolers ShoutOut: CM Z600 vs Scythe Ninja CU
– TrustedReviews: Sennheiser MX 560 Earphones

Tech News
– AMD GAME: ATI Catalyst 8.5 drivers released
– PC Mag: Napster Starts Selling DRM-free MP3s
– NYT: Why the Roku Netflix Player is the First Shot of the Revolution
– ChannelWeb: 38 Scammers Charged In Global Crime Ring
– Opera Software: State of the Mobile Web: First Quarter, 2008

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Daily SG: 21 May 2008

The Sichuan Earthquake
– Darth Grievous’ Dark Domain 鸟话连篇: 如果你想哭 (If you want to cry…)

Burma Aid
– Hard Hitting in the Lion City: You call this a compromise?
– Endoh’s Dungeon: Donation to Myammar? No thanks!
– The Online Citizen: Crisis in Myanmar and the responsibility to protect

Voting for the Opposition
– The Void Deck: TVD’s Picks: Law’s Decision to Vote MIW over SDP – Woah

Prison Break, Singapore Style
– Foreign Policy: Jailbreak shakes public confidence in Singapore

Singaporeans Bailing Out Troubled Bankers
– Yawning Bread: Long term investments or long shots?

– Ed Leading Edge: Future of Education in Singapore…

Censoring the Video
– Nomed Letters: SDP vs PAP – The Video Fiasco

Freedom, Choice, A Place for My Voice
– The Maxima: Where has the voices gone?

Daily Discourse
– Chemical Generation Singapore: Educate, Castigate but not Regulate
– Simply Jean: Guess who earns peanuts too?
– To Fix a Mocking Peasant: The Iron Fist Behind Soft Authoritarianism
– URBANRANT: Sydney campus finds potential conflict of interest in the UNSW campus project in Singapore

Life, the universe and everything
– thegreatsze: No Country For Old Men – Real World Application
– vinyarb: How much does a ghost cost?
– A L V I N O L O G Y: Huat.SG!

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Daily ChioBu: Song Hye Kyo

Song Hye Kyo (송혜교 or 宋慧敎) is a talented Korean actress who made her debut by winning the Grand Prize in model search in SunKyung Smart (school uniform brand) and in a Sunday morning drama called “Happy Morning” (KBS, 1996). Her breakthrough came in the Korean drama series, Autumn Fairy Tale. Her first popular role was in Full House, in which she co-starred with Korean singer, Jung Ji-Hoon (better known as Rain). Pictures after the break.

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Daily SG: 20 May 2008

The Sichuan Earthquake
– Endoh’s Dungeon: Interviewing victims pinned under collapsed buildings?
– Hard Hitting in the Lion City: The Politics of Karma
– Singapore Life and Times: Business of giving

Burma Aid
– Yawning Bread: Burma should be suspended from Asean
– nofearSingapore: ASEAN, please expel Burma [Thanks Dr.Huang]
– BothSidesOfTheJohorStraits: ASEAN wins trust of Myanmar generals; but what does it say about ASEAN?
– Princess from the Planet of Venupitarius: Burmese candlelight vigil for the cyclone victims (17 May 2008)

Voting for the Opposition
– A Partisan Guy: 3 Scenarios… Hush [Thanks Peter]
– The Kway Teow Man: Yaw Shin Leong is Right!
– The Online Citizen: WP’s OS voted for the PAP
– The Wayang Party Club of Singapore: WP CEC member Yaw Shin Leong proud to vote for PAP !!!
– Sheep City: A vote on the wild side

Paper Chase
– Looking through the eyes of _ _: On scholarships

Singaporeans are fed, up with progress!
– Diary of A Singaporean Mind: Explaining the UGLY SINGAPOREAN!!!
– The Sun Shines on Singapore: What now for FEER?

Censoring the Video
– Ian On The Red Dot: The Screening of “One Nation Under Lee” – The Authorities Were Restrained

The Price of Rice
– The Online Citizen: The rise and fall of rice

Daily Discourse
– Singapore Life and Times: Gone with the sex
– Military Life: How to get pass IPPT in the Singapore Armed Forces
– A L V I N O L O G Y: Fragrance Prince – Watch what you post on your blog
– Nomed Letters: It’s all Politics, Stupid!
– Simply Jean: ST forum writer self pwned ? Read between the lines in the reply and you’ll know why
– the(new)mediaslut: Real or mock, a protest in SG by another other name still requires a police permit

Life, the universe and everything
– Just Stuff: A Wesak Day Message – Me and A Tree Called ‘Bo’
– Alice Cheong in Wonderland : S.A.M. minimum $2 purchase of stamps irks
– the boy who knew too much: Chicken Soup for a Singaporean Soul
– harmless? bananas!: Do you really care about social media?
– Cooler Insights: Laughter the Best Advertising Medicine?

An extra bump for Linda:

Survey Participants Needed
A NTU Masters student is conducting an Internet survey on “Internet Users’ Perceptions of Socio-Political Blog Credibility in Singapore”. The survey comprises of 19 questions and will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. This survey will run throughout May 2008 and respondents stand a chance of winning $200 cash.

If interested, please click here.

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