Daily SG: 17 Nov 2010

We are against capital punishment
– TOC: Shadrake trial: Judge dimissed apology, sentenced Shadrake to jail and fine
– Singaporeans for Democracy: Singapore Court’s sentencing of Mr. Alan Shadrake is excessive
– Icarus Flew Too High: The Trial of Shadrake: Uncomfortable Truths for the PAP
– Singapore Law Watch: ACLS again urges Govt to abolish mandatory death sentence
– No Right Turn: No freedom of speech in Singapore
– Rachel Zeng: Singapore must release British Journalist sentenced for the publication of death penalty book – A statement by ADPAN
– Singabloodypore: Disgraceful jail sentence for British author in Singapore
– John Reardon: The ultimate surveillance state
– Guardian: Press freedom: The Singapore grip
– Guardian: Death and discrimination in Singapore
– RSF: Six weeks in jail for British writer who criticised use of death penalty
– BBC: UK author Shadrake jailed for six weeks in Singapore

Countdown to Elections
– The Sun Shines on Singapore: SDP’s New Members
– Diary of A Singaporean Mind: Truth and Reality on the Ground…

This is Singapore. There is no free Press
– guanyinmiao’s musings: New Media Proliferation A Response To The Government’s Lacklustre Approaches

Housing Singaporeans
– Singapore Alternatives: HDB 50 Years: From Affordable to Struggle
– The Temasek Review: Do 99 year lease hold HDB flats, appreciate or depreciate with time?

NTUSU Ministerial Forum – I don’t know what I’m defending anymore
– The Lycan Times: Why some of us don’t feel belonged?

Re education
– Singapore Notes: It’s Not Wrong If…

Daily Discourse
– Singapore Notes: Do Singapore Lawyers Talk To Each Other?
– Thoughts of a Cynical Investor: S’pore Inc: Learning from Apple that people’s tastes matter?

Life, the universe and everything
– New Asia Republic: Austrian view to utility, satisfaction and value
– Singaporeans for Democracy: SFD hosts Freedom Film Fest 2010 Singapore
– Jacob 69er: {Photos} First EVER human rights film festival in Singapore
– The Long and Winding Road: The end of an institution at Tanjong Pagar?
– The Restaurant: A Square on Your $5 Note

– TOC: You’re invited – AWARE’s 25th anniversary celebrations

Selected News Stories
– Engadget: Eric Schmidt shows off a Nexus S at the Web 2.0 summit, says Gingerbread coming in ‘next few weeks’
– PBS News Hour: CNET Editor Explains Highlights of Facebook’s Titan Messaging Service [Youtube Vid]

Selamat Hari Raya Haji!

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