Daily SG: 19 May 2010

We are against capital punishment
– guanyinmiao’s musings: Generalisations With Capital Punishment In Singapore
– Rachel Zeng: Singapore Anti-Death Penalty Campaign statement on dismissal of Yong Vui Kong’s appeal
– Balderdash: Another merry-go-round (on Drugs, the Death Penalty for Trafficking, and working towards Goals other than Ideals)

Strangers in a Strange Land
– The Gigamole Diaries:
Singapore population growth
– MHA: Oral Answer to Parliamentary Qns (a) how many applications for Long Term Visit Passes, both new and for renewal, were received and what were the respective success rates; (b) what was the no. of applications for PR and how many were successful; (c) what was the no. of applications for SG citizenship and how many were successful; and (d) whether the rejections in each category were in response to the strong sentiments expressed by Singaporeans that there are too many foreigners in SG, 18 May 2010

Mother Tongue
– Trapper’s Swamp: It is political, like it or not, continued

ERPains, Trains & Automobiles
– department of crappy engineering: media’s fairness on fare

Healthcare & Healthcare Providers
– The Gigamole Diaries: Ethics of prophylaxis

The passing of Dr Goh Keng Swee
– Zach’s Thought Blot: Goh-ing Forth from the Past

– pinkdot.sg: Views from our Balloon Cam
– TOC: Families speak out – Pink Dot 2010

– Cheat Grace: Plagiarism again? [via Irreligious]

Daily Discourse
– TOC: Singapore – A Nation or merely a State?
– guanyinmiao’s musings: Farewell To Wet Markets? Farewell To Provision Shops?
– Moving Higher In Souped-up Heuristically Agon Moment: Peranakans are Half-Caste?
– The Temasek Review: Professor Bradley Freeman’s proposal to Media Development Authority

Selected News Stories
– Reuters: UPDATE 1-Singapore’s Wilmar denies Indonesian tax fraud claim
– Reuters: Australia should also probe Goldman – SEC informant
– Visual Economics: Goldman Sachs Under the Microscope
– Reuters: Smartphones get cheaper for mass appeal
– Reuters: LED market faces bright outlook but hurdles remain
– Reuters: Professional social networking booming
– NYT Wheels: Honda Delays the Next Civic
– NYT Wheels: Misconceptions About Fuel Economy

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