Daily SG: 25 Apr 2011

Singapore Generel Election 2011
Opposition Parties
– The Satay Club: Like a Pheonix from the flames
– TOC: Tan Jee Say’s paper on New Economy – reproduced here in full

Gutter politics, gerrymandering, pork barrels, mud slings, character assassinations, FUD.. Welcome to SG GE 2011!
– Chapter Two: Reload: Be very, very afraid of the electorate
– Article 14: Gridlock? In the Singapore Parliament? – That’s a red herring
– groundnotes: Bedroom Monsters
– The Satay Club: Attack the best form of defence for PAP
– Singapore Notes: War Without Words
– Tan Kin Lian’s Blog: Two personalities and the economic issues
– Thetwophilo’s Blog: Beware, The Night of the PAP ‘Daggers’: 6 May 2011 [Thanks YLee]
– Yee Jenn Jong: Heads I win, tails you lose
– why liddat?: exposing the PAP’s hypocrisy in Hougang
– The Kent Ridge Common: Residents complain about massive, wasteful display of PAP flags
– Rachel Zeng: PAP flags are up!
– Organic Ally: Mudslinging makes potatoes grow [Thanks LSP]

Vivian Balakrishnan vs Vincent Wijeysingha
– SDP: Dr Balakrishnan, please don’t panic
– Yawning Bread on WordPress: Vivian slithers in the gutter, SDP on knife-edge, part 1, part 2
– Sam’s thoughts: Homophobia in the General Elections
– TOC: Vivian Balakrishnan needs to come clean on video
– Sgpolitics.net: Vivian Balakrishnan: FAILED as a minister
– Ravi Philemon: ‘Suppressed’ video of Vincent Wijeysingha

Nicole Seah vs Tin Pei Ling
– life one degree north, one-o-three degrees east: A tale of two women
– New Nation: Nicole Seah: Ground is sweet, looking forward to competition
– Singapore Actually: Nicole Seah is turning out to be the People’s Princess
– Vivien’s Secret Garden: Great Feelings about Nicole Seah
– GE 2011 Media: Nicole Seah at Aljunied Market [Thanks ge2011media]
– ST Forum: We’re looking for sincerity, maturity in younger candidates

– Singapore Dino: Ministers contradict each other within the same day
– The Satay Club: Mah Bow Tan under the spotlight
– Where Bears Roam Free: Mah Bow Tan unwittingly highlights faulty land policy [Thanks manee]
– The Temasek Review: Emergency residents meeting at West Coast GRC over forced en bloc sale

– guanyinmiao’s musings: The General Elections: Comprehensive Manifestoes As Fodder For Constructive Debate
– Illusio: General Elections 2011: Retrocognition & recognition
– Dee Kay Dot As Gee: People’s Action Party Manifesto GE 2011

Labour, unemployment
– TOC: NSP responds to Gan Kim Yong’s remarks on manpower policies

– My Little Corner: Foreign workers can help to create how many jobs?

– Singapore M.D.: Healthcare issues: Singapore general elections

Malay as a foreign language
– vanessa neo: Is Malay truly singapore national language? [Thanks lar]

New Mandarins on the Block
– Singapore Notes: A Test Of MM’s Standing

Bloggers say
– Die neue Welle: I am Singaporean VIII – A Response to “Response to ‘A letter to my friends on the General Elections’”
– Yawning Bread on WordPress: Election buzz a minority interest
– Crisis Communication in the Era of Social Media: Role of Social Media in Singapore General Elections 2011
– Quirkychic: Oh Elections, Elections
– Thoughts of a Cynical Investor: Malay president: Forget it leh?
– Yawning Bread on WordPress: Do your part to avoid walkovers
– Three In One Kopi Guy: Reluctance To Debate: An Ironic Statement At This Time?
– Hun Boon’s Blog: Things they say – Lui Tuck Yew 1
– Mr Wang Says So: Lui Tuck Yew Shocks a Citizen During His Walkabout
– Blogging for Myself: PAP and Riding the Tiger of Globalization to ruin
– Abdillah Zamzuri: Wong Kan Seng’s Apology For Mas Selamat’s Escape A Precedence for Uniform Officers in MHA
– The Craftsman’s Forge: The Singapore Political Scene Has Irrevocably Changed
– Political Writings: The Death of PAP [Thanks Lee]
– Politics in Singapore: PAP potential office-holders and where they might go
– pressrun.net: Shakespeare for the polls
– ST Forum: More thorough access to parliamentary records, please

The Noose
– Think Happiness: Reply From ST: Give me a choice, ST
– CNA: WP rebuts Mah on housing polices, introduces more candidates
– CNA: Wijeysingha to lead SDP team in Holland-Bukit Timah
– CNA: RP checks out unhappiness over Clementi SERS

We are against capital punishment
– We Believe In Second Chances: Drugs and the Death Penalty – ”What can we do?”
– TOC: Families of death row inmates gather at private forum

Daily Discourse
– The Gigamole Diaries: Selling off our heritage
– New Asia Republic: A safety net for securing the South China Sea

Life, the universe and everything
– Vicky’s Writings: 881 Musical – A Review

– SGEntrepreneurs: Events For The Week – 23 Apr-1 May
– pinkdot.sg: Come make pink dot: 18 June 2011!

Selected News Stories
– The Economist: [Thanks Bernard]

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