Daily SG: 8 Mar 2012

Budget 2012
– Chen Show Mao’s FB Wall: I have been thinking about our social norms, most recently the norms for sharing…
– groundnotes: Pritam Singh and Ombudsman
– Wong Kan Seng’s FB: “Singaporeans No Enough” ?
– My Little Corner: Wage benchmark finally?
– Just My Observation: Interest income tax exemption: a hole in bucket in the Singapore taxation system?
– Singapore Notes: Affordable Health Care On The Rise
– Article 14: 860K for assisting the Review Committee?
– Feed Me To The Fish: $860,000.00 Joke Is on Us!

Singapore’s modern slave trade low skilled foreign labour
– Think Centre: Singapore: Recognises basic right to a weekly rest day for domestic workers
– Abdillah Zamzuri: Is Your Maid/Helper, Your Slave
– New Nation: Singaporeans return malfunctioning maids in record numbers: Study
– Today: Disappointed at responses to weekly rest day
– Wall Street Journal: Singapore Maids Finally Get a Break
– BBC: Maids in Singapore to get a weekly day off from 2013 [Thanks Adrian]

We are against capital punishment
– Where Bears Roam Free: Anti-death penalty lobbyists’ untenable approach on Yong Vui Kong’s case

Defending OUR Lion City
– Prata Politics: Budget “Cutted” for Reservists!

This is Singapore. There is no free Press
– TOC: Traditional media does not necessarily advance public discourse and civil rights
– From Hri to all Thomsoners!: Internet Freedom [Thanks George]

Strangers in a Strange Land
– Yahoo: ‘Address seething anger against foreigners’
– The Temasek Times: Tan Chuan Jin: We have ‘spoken’ to Millennium and Corpthone to remove controversial job ad discriminating against Singaporeans
– TOC: How many foreign students paying full fees?
– Singapore Law Review: What does it mean to be Singaporean?
– according2ed.com: Subland Chinese vs Mainland Chinese

Peasant’s way or Government’s highway
– Freshgrads.sg: Saving Bukit Brown

Daily Disclosure
– SpeakSpokeWriteWrote: Dummies Guide to Grants and Subsidies, Singapore Sorely Needed
– Under the Willow Tree: Tuition Obsession: A Singaporean Dysfunction
– Loh and Behold: A Message to Toh Yi and Woodlands Residents [Thanks Annabel and Alan]

– just rambling: ArchvingSG: Document Singapore’s visual culture
– EastCoastLife: World Gourmet Series Awards of Excellence 2012
– yummy chrispytine: Royston Tan’s HIV educational video

– DKSG: Google rebrands Android Market as Google Play
– JustinLee.sg: Apple’s The New iPad Launch Event Summary

Stop Kony 2012
– Majulah: KONY 2012 : The Beginning of the Revolution.

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