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Enforcing racial and religious harmony

Foreword What are the chief laws in Singapore that are designed to preserve and enforce racial and religious harmony? In this age of blogging, when...

When hip hop is scary

A few day prior to this article, there was a guest article on Yawning Bread on the same subject, but written in a satirical...

Flat-footed and worse

Cherian George is one of the most well-informed and sober observers of the media scene. In a number of recent articles, he has expressed...

Death penalty as deterrence – the easy way out

Singapore Foreign Minister George Yeo, in his 2 Nov 2005 letter to his Australian counterpart, Alexander Downer, wrote Due to the seriousness of the offence...

Road names as markers of history

I found all these letters quite amusing, accepting as I do that creating names is always going to be controversial; you'll never please everybody....

One gay website banned, another fined

Straits Times MDA bans gay website and fines another one by Chua Hian Hou The authorities here have taken action against two websites popular with gay...

Warwick University spurns Singapore

Warwick’s decision disrupts Singapore’s plans by John Burton A decision by Warwick University to abandon plans for a Singapore campus due to worries about academic freedom...

Where queens ruled! – a history of gay venues in Singapore

Foreword by Yawning Bread This was the talk that Russell Heng gave on 16 August 2005 at for IndigNation, Singapore' first gay and lesbian pride...
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