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Earlier this month, I had been asked to provide an insider's perspective on Ramadan. That person had written: I would like to know more about Ramadan ... I mean I could look it up in ...
by JDsg
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Aug 27, 2010 at 02:40 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
by Denis G. Campbell We are so screwed. We simply don't get it in the USA and EU. After three weeks spent travelling around the globe, the Chinese eat our lunch while we busy ourselves in silly ...
by DenisinWales
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Aug 08, 2010 at 09:16 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
I attended the GSM World Congress in Barcelona this winter along with almost 50,000 attendees. One attendee stood out from the crowd: Her ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jun 01, 2010 at 05:49 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
By John Lee, edited by Jim Luce. Photos by John Lee.
by jimluce
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Nov 28, 2009 at 02:33 PM PST with 15 Recommends
As I look back, seventy-two years later, on our glimpse of that then vibrant city, Saigon, I realize that none of us gave a thought to how its Vietnamese natives felt about being second class ...
by Charlotte Lucas
Comment Count 175 comments on Mon Nov 23, 2009 at 12:35 PM PST with 340 Recommends
Pesident Obama had APEC diinner with the world leaders in Singapore Today. The president said Sunday that he will host the 2011 version of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Hawaii.
by doobydo
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Nov 15, 2009 at 12:08 AM PST with 11 Recommends
A Singapore law professor and parliamentarian who called homosexuality a disorder and made homophobic statements to Singapore's parliament which was then considering changes to its laws relating to ...
by fflambeau
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Jul 23, 2009 at 08:34 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
"If we do not fix our health care system, America may go the way of GM — paying more, getting less, and going broke." President Barack Obama June 15, 2009 in front of the American Medical ...
by newpapyrus
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Jul 22, 2009 at 09:59 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Singapore is not known for its activism, much less dramatic infighting. More people know ...
by fightcentristbias
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2009 at 07:40 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Wow, what a week. Sitting here eating some chicken rice, which is surprisingly good, and just finished watching Bill Maher; thanks to Relevant Rhino ( http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/11/8/...
by Wilsonv
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2008 at 05:27 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Cross-posted from What can wine tell us about ...
by dhonig
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Apr 04, 2008 at 11:11 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Violent death is horrifying. This may be a time to assess the import of having the same surnames over and over again in the top leadership of many countries - India, United States, Argentina, ...
by ProduceMan
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Dec 27, 2007 at 09:42 AM PST with 1 Recommend
The House passed legislation that withdraws troops from Iraq beginning October 1, 2007. According to First Lady Laura ...
by Magnifico
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Apr 25, 2007 at 08:56 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Avedon Carol, in a news trawl that also pointed out the shadow war between the dirty hippie bloggers and the MSM, notes that the U.S. is ...
by natasha
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2007 at 06:53 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
I'm sure most everyone here is familiar with the Total Information Awareness program originally proposed by Adm. John Poindexter, ...
by jrooth
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Mar 26, 2007 at 06:28 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
I just heard about The Mr. Brown Show which emanates from Singapore. Apparently these goofy folks, who put together a daily podcast, have gotten in trouble with Singapore authorities for their off-...
by fabucat
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Nov 19, 2006 at 09:27 PM PST with 3 Recommends
by marrael
Comment Count 156 comments on Sat Jul 15, 2006 at 10:29 AM PDT with 219 Recommends
by JDsg
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Apr 13, 2006 at 07:30 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
by Irrelevant Prolixity
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Nov 24, 2005 at 08:06 PM PST with 1 Recommend