Daily SG: 5 May 2010

Countdown to Elections
– choongyong.com: Applied for Police Permit

Strangers in a Strange Land
– The Grand Moofti Speaks: Foreign workers, English and the Singapore – Malaysia special relationship
– Sex sells, so does Politics: Did Singapore just imported more hookers?

Singapore Coloring
– TOC: Group wants “race” removed from NRIC

Re education
– New Asia Republic: Four out of six MOE sex-ed vendors are Christian organisations

Healthcare & Healthcare Providers
– Trapper’s Swamp: Universal healthcare coverage

Ministars: Get Rich or Die Tryin’
– TOC: Better benchmark needed for Ministers’ salaries

– Irreligious: When intra-faith harmony can harm inter-faith harmony

Daily Discourse
– Sgpolitics.net: The case for a minimum wage
– Diary of A Singaporean Mind: Penang and Selangor pursue FOI (Freedom of Information) Act
– TOC: Burma on the brink of civil war
– The Sun Shines on Singapore: The New US Ambassador

Selected News Stories
– AFP: Amateur bloggers spice up Singapore’s food scene
– RATATHOTA.com: Unchallenged governments can’t deliver? The democracy versus dictatorship debate
– NYT: Smoking Car to an Arrest in 53 Hours
– FoxBusiness: Goldman Settlement Talks Imminent
– Reuters: Mothers in Norway, Australia have best lives, Afghanistan worst
– Reuters: UK study shows 94 percent fish stock fall since 1889
– Mail Online: STEPHEN HAWKING: How to build a time machine
– NYT Opinionator: Ethics for Extraterrestrials
– NYT: A Sampling of Chinglish [pictures]

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