Daily SG: 15 Mar 2010

Budget 2010 Debate
– Gerald Giam: Sylvia Lim asks for concessionary travel for disabled on public transport
– Gerald Giam: Raymond Lim once proposed a way for “completely free” public transport
– TOC: Lonely out of the gravy train
– Singapore Alternatives: Transport Minister vs HDB Minister
– The Temasek Review: Why PAP MPs are no more but a “wayang” in Parliament
– Mr Wang Says So: The Strange History of Productivity in Singapore [Thanks Gerald]
– My sketchbook: How many civil servants to fix a light bulb?

Countdown to Elections
– TOC: Time for someone new to drive Singapore
– The Kent Ridge Common: Does the alternative media have anything to fear?
– Majulah!: New rulings for political chatters online.
– Singabloodypore: PAP nervous about New Media, introduces “guidelines”
– The Temasek Review: No need for Minister Lui Tuck Yew to teach netizens how to “self-regulate” themselves
– Mindblogging Stuff: Heaven & Hell (political version)

We are against Capital Punishment
– TOC: The story of a boy
– Seelan Palay’s Blog: Yong Vui Kong’s appeal on March 15

GIC, Temasek State Fund Investments
– The Asia File: Temasek’s Malaysian governance problem: what happened next
– Yours Truly Singapore: ‘Not realistic’ for GIC to avoid making any losses

Healthcare & Healthcare Providers
– Singapore M.D.: HIV in Singapore

Woman No Enough
– Irreligious: There’s a Jack Neo in all of us
– Cooler Insights: The Age of (Im)Morality and Immortality
– Dee Kay Dot As Gee: Jack Neo Affair Scandal Press Conference
– Diary of A Singaporean Mind: Morality is not so easy..
– Icarus Flew Too High: Jack and George, o..
– The Lycan Times: Give us a break!
– TOC: Getting into bed with Jack Neo
– AWARE: AWARE’s comments on the Jack Neo affair [Thanks Gerald]
– The Star: Backseat frolics backfire [Thanks Gerald]

Daily Discourse
– TOC: Press Muse – Singaporeans dreaming
– New Asia Republic: Rights: The foundation of a free society
– guanyinmiao’s musings: Cease The Climate Change Lethargy
– Singapore Life and Times: A sharing we will go
– Singaporean Skeptic: Some Singaporeans are Real Bastards.

Life, the universe and everything
– Growing your tree of prosperity: If women are not choosy, men will have no standards. [Thanks Wai Chung]
– Eco WALK the talk: Knock, Knock, your Green Postman is here! [Thanks Bhavani]

Selected News Stories [Thanks Gerald Ho]
– Guardian: Lehman Brothers: Repo 105 and other accounting tricks
– Reuters Dealzone: Graphic: How “Repo 105″ worked
– Reuters: Factbox: Examiner’s findings of claims against Lehman officers
– Business Insider: Will Ernst & Young Survive The Lehman Fiasco?
– AP: Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund starts to open up
– NYT Consults: Assessing Your Risk of a Heart Attack
– Guardian Gallery: Thousands protest in Bangkok

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