Recent activity in Singapore’s blogosphere has caught the attention of the nation’s lawyers – not to mention parents of armed services personnel. According the Sumita Sreedhan of Today, the lively English-language daily, a hoax about the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) was posted on January 27th on both a blog and…Full Article SINGAPORE: Blogger Hoax Stirs Controversy
The popular social networking sites Facebook and Twitter were full of pictures and gossip items that triggered the scandal. In the end, ten people were nabbed for displaying offensive posters of Malaysian big-shots. They were Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and the two co-chairmen of the Bersih 2.0 coalition…Full Article MALAYSIA: The Poster Boys Were Not Happy at All
The ways in which people deal with stress varies greatly. For some, a night out with friends is enough to lighten the load. However, for some, another way to handle it is to vent on the Internet. As reported by Elena Chong of The Straits Times…Full Article SINGAPORE: Asian Man May Lose More Than Face on Facebook
The well-known fashion brand Dolce and Gabbana has issued a fairly lame statement on January 18th expressing its regret for offending the people of Hong Kong. But, funnily enough, many protesters are refusing to accept this apology. Two weeks ago, Hong Kong locals were forbidden to take pictures in front…Full Article HONG KONG: Shopping for Some Kind of Equitable Treatment
Many are speaking out against the Thai government’s “One Tablet PC per child” policy, which gives first grade students their own laptop at school. In an attempt to prove the soundness of their policy, the government chose five schools to partake in a pilot-study in which they were given 600…Full Article THAILAND: Do Tablet PCs Really Make the (First) Grade?