Daily SG: 14 Jun 2010

Countdown to Elections
– Gerald Giam: ‘Underwhelmed’ by Town Council report
– Yaw Shin Leong: Empathy, empathy, where art thou?
– Singapore Dino: Town Council report “divorced from reality”
– TOC: Cleaner estates? Consider paying more, says minister
– Sgpolitics.net: PAP has the cheek to condemn Potong Pasir
– The Temasek Review: Opposition MPs pour scorn on report which gives their Town Councils the lowest scores
– Singapore Notes: Pay First, Maintenance Later

Kong Hee Doing The Ming Yi
– Irreligious: City Harvest’s financial statement on the Internet
– Tan Kin Lian’s Blog: City Harvest Church
– Random Thoughts Of A Free Thinker: Churches in society — a force for good or not?
– Sze Zeng: A theological-political reflection over the happening at City Harvest Church
– The Temasek Review: Senior Pastor Kong Hee accused of plagiarism

Fricker and Loyld Do Singapore
– TOC: Excuse me, have you seen Raymond and Kan Seng?
– Singapore Recalcitrant: A Comic Opera
– The Art Of Dumbspeak: First Time Seen In Singapore
– The Temsek Review: SMRT Fiasco: A case of dumb and dumber
– department of crappy engineering: train for creativity
– TOC: Caning violates international norms
– Balderdash: “The reason why Mr. Lee Kwan Yew has no Facebook Friend.”

We are against capital punishment
– Yawning Bread on WordPress: Why we don’t chop off hands
– Rachel Zeng: Yong Vui Kong finally catches Malaysian media’s attention

Strangers in a Strange Land
– Thinker, Writer, Magus, Man: Citizen X
– The Temasek Review: The realities of Permanent Residents (PRs) who come and go

GIC, Temasek State Funds Investments
– Thoughts of a Cynical Investor: GIC: Shld have read this before buying BP
– Guardian: Q&A: BP’s dividend
– Room for Debate: Can the U.S. Punish BP’s Shareholders?

The Beautiful expensive Game
– ambiguity: The Evils Of Our Telcos
– Diary of A Singaporean Mind: How to watch soccer for free on the Internet
– motochan: Watch World Cup 2010 for Free
– My Little Corner: Watching World Cup 2010 for free
– SpotlightOnSingapore: Singapore TV licence: why can’t it fund World Cup?
– Ian On The Red Dot: Football Fans Of Singapore – Show Your Football Knowledge

Daily Discourse
– TOC: A local hero deserving of a National Day award
– Want some tau huay?: The Straits Times: Why I don’t read it
– The Temasek Review: Serving up a dish of slow-cooked frog leg stew, Singapore style
– Tan Kin Lian’s Blog: Speaker’s Corner, 12 June

Life, the universe and everything
– Eco Walk The Talk: Contraction & Convergence: An urgent global imperative to tackle Climate Change [Thanks Bhavani]

Selected News Stories
– The Star: Going public with grievances
– LankaWeb: Lee Kuan Yew rewrites Sri Lankan HISTORY!
– The Green Arrow: Lee Kuan Yew: Race Realist of Singapore
– ShareInv.com: Singapore, In U-Turn On Bank Secrecy, Seeks Tax Deal With US
– The Anniston Star: Rolling the dice
– Daily Finance: Why Singapore Is a Millionaire Magnet
– Bloomberg: Asia ready to redefine trade relations in talks
– NYT: A Labor Movement Stirs in China
– Mint: Who Owns The World’s Gold
– Crack Two: 10 Most Beautiful Waterfalls of the World
– Guardian: Greenpeace competition to redesign the BP logo

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