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Posted by inspir3d on September 22, 2006

Lee’s Comment Naughty (Star) “Malaysia can do without scathing comments from its neighbours, especially if the statements made are inaccurate and have political implications, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.”

Mahathir Slams Kuan Yew as Arrogant (Bernama) “Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad Friday slammed Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew for his insulting remarks about Malaysia and Indonesia’s treatment of their Chinese minorities, describing him as arrogant and disrespectful of neighbouring countries.”

Manufracturing Consent (Xenoboy) “You wake up in the middle of a coup and the first thing that hits you is that its so quiet. Hushed. Tense. …”

Video Tribute to Singapore Police Force (Lucky Tan)

Temasek’s Hunger for Acquisitions Might Bight Back (Australian) “Singapore’s emergence as a financial player has raised the eyebrows of regulators across the region, write John Burton and Sundeep Tucker”

Who wants to be a Technology Entrepreneur in Singapore? (BL @ SGE) “There is a shortage of inventors/scientists/technologists and a plethora of business people in Singapore. The reason is simple. It is easier to do business than to be a scientist.

Singapore – Globalising on its own terms (SA) “This article first appeared in Southeast Asian Affairs 2006, edited by Daljit Singh and Lorraine C. Salazar, pp. 265-282, is reproduced here with the kind permission of the publisher, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore (ISEAS) where the author, Terence Chong is a fellow.”

Singapore Biennale 2006 Report (SA) “I hadn’t planned to see belief, the Singapore Biennale (pronounced ‘BEE-NAH-LAY’ according to the TV mobile bus ads) exhibits but was strongly encouraged to do so by an artist friend when on the penultimate day of my holiday back in Singapore.”

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