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The Cost of 21 Grams

Posted by inspir3d on August 10, 2006

21 grams of soul is all we have. How much for this 21 grams?”21 grams of soul is all we have. How much for this 21 grams?” Xenoboy thinks about the interview Yadav had with David Marshall …more

Xenoboy

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My Beloved Nation

Posted by inspir3d on August 10, 2006

YC takes issue with Mah Bow Tan and Lim Boon Heng’s responses regarding the walkway lights in Potong Pasir …more

Project YC

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The proof of the suing …

Posted by inspir3d on August 10, 2006

Michael Backman on Asian attitudes towards the media …more

The Age

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A credible crackdown

Posted by inspir3d on August 10, 2006

Currently, we have a staunch pro-government media, to which the authorities seem to do little or no wrong, and a much smaller – but more vocal and passionate – online voice, which generally criticises whatever the government does – good or bad. Neither can contribute very much to nation-building because what each says is often dismissed as too one-sided and motivated.” …read more

Littlespeck

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Why tomorrow’s enlightened Singaporean needs today’s enlightened internet gangster

Posted by inspir3d on August 10, 2006

“The internet generation – Seah included – is laying on the foundations of a more mature and sober national consciousness. And whether Seah cares much for it or not, blogs will eventually evolve into something worthy of respect, maybe even acclaim.” …read more

Two Steps from Twilight

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Recollections

Posted by inspir3d on August 10, 2006

Piper finds an intriguing press release that was made by the MOE in 1998 a couple of weeks before that year’s national day …read more

Flying Low

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