Daily SG: 26 Aug 2010

We are against capital punishment
– TOC: Vui Kong given extension to file clemency, Shadrake’s trial postponed
– Diary of A Singaporean Mind: Death Penalty : Why we need to rethink….
– Lianain Films: A Family’s Plea
– Icarus Flew Too High: A Note About a Boy
– FIDH: FIDH calls for presidential pardon for Yong Vui Kong, sentenced to death by hanging
– Singaporeans for Democracy: Independent Clemency Board for Death Penalty Petitions
– Unbranded Bread n Butter: Buat Bodoh, Truly (Southeast) Asia Style [Thanks NJ]
– Guardian: Death penalty: judicial killing in the free world [Thanks Cheong]
– GOOD Blog: Is Switzerland Sliding Backwards on Capital Punishment? [Thanks Cheong]

Distance based Fare Hike
– guanyinmiao’s musings: In A Fix Over Public Transport Fares
– Singapore Notes: Lesson From A Commuter
– Blowin’ In The Wind: Less satisfaction for Singapore students and commuters

– Sam’s thoughts: Police arrests Singaporean netizen over YOG remarks: Time for chilling effect to take its course
– Sex sells, so does Politics: Is Singapore handcuffing down the path of Communism?

re Education
– My sketchbook: Sex education policy in Singapore

Countdown to Elections
– Sgpolitics.net: This is why the Democrats advocate retrenchment benefits

Strangers in a Strange Land
– The Temasek Review: Why are Singaporeans continually rebuffed from jobs in favour of foreigners?

Ministars Get Rich or Die Tryin
– The Temasek Review: Let’s forget elections, just employ ministers

Healthcare & Healthcare Providers
– New Asia Republic: We can beat the Superbug

Brad Lau – The search for a free lunch
– The Lycan Times: Bloggers, Blogging and Integrity

2010 National Day
– SpotlightOnSingapore: National Day Rally: PM should address the issue of building a democratic society

Daily Discourse
– The Asia File: Trouble down on the (Singapore) farm
– Singaporean Skeptic: Sex Trade in Singapore
– Che Det: Is Meritocracy Racist?

– Substation Facebook: The Substation Open Call 2010 presents Debbie Ding [Thanks Noor Effendy]

Selected News Stories
– AFP: Model city Singapore shows symptoms of urban stress
– asia!: Smells Like Home, Truly
– TMCNet: 1.4 handsets per person in Singapore
– AFP: France’s Carrefour retreats from Malaysia
– Bloomberg: U.S. Existing Home Sales Plunge by Record
– NYT: Wrong Direction on Stem Cells

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