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**** How To Take Great Action Photos With Your iPhone 3GS <http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cultofmac/bFow/~3/-LbXyBHybCg/14957>
Giles Turnbull, Cult of Mac
**** The Real Truth About Apple And Google And Arrington <http://www.techcrunchit.com/2009/08/22/the-real-truth-about-apple-and-google-and-arrington/>
Steve Gillmor, TechCrunch IT
Apple is conspiring with Google to force the FCC to âforceâ Apple to, regrettably, open the door to VoIP and the Universal Inbox.
**** Distinctions Without Differences: Apple's Inconsistent App Store Rejection Policies <http://www.tuaw.com/2009/08/22/distinctions-without-differences-apples-inconsistent-app-store/>
Sang Tang, TUAW
**** Finally âThirtysomethingâ? <http://feeds.nytimes.com/click.phdo?i=7d0ecabfd1415e78618940ef0dee3801>
Porochista Khakpour, New York Times
In this second-chance viewing as a thirtysomething, I am amazed and inspired by all the everything-in-between, all the nothing-happening, all the ambivalence and the stagnation.
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**** Two Minds, One Theory <http://butterflycircle.blogspot.com/2009/08/two-minds-one-theory.html>
Butterflies Of Singapore
**** Botak Jones To Be Singaporean <http://www.straitstimes.com/Breaking+News/Singapore/Story/STIStory_420339.html>
He is the tall 'botak' (bald) ang moh famously known as Botak Jones. Come this Friday, he will proudly become a Singaporean.
**** Singapore Prime Minister: Religion Threatens Stability <http://www.reporternews.com/news/2009/aug/20/singapore-prime-minister-religion-threatens/?printer=1/&FORM=ZZNR9>
Singaporeâs prime minister said in his National Day speech that âaggressive preachingâ by religious groups and evangelizing threaten the tiny city-stateâs stability.
Lee Hsien Loong, a Buddhist by birth, said his education at the islandâs Roman Catholic High School was an example of how different religions can coexist peacefully.
**** Property Gains Tax Proposed Because Of Earlier Feedback <http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/1000355/1/.html>
The finance ministry said the property gains tax was proposed because of earlier feedback. Speaking at a community event on Sunday, second finance minister Lim Hwee Hua said certain property investors had wanted more certainty regarding the current rules.
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**** An Afterthought: The Prime Ministerâs National Day Message 2009 <http://temasekreview.com/?p=12190>
Bhaskaran Kunju, The Temasek Review
**** Minimum Wage And Not "Handouts" Is The Answer <http://yoursdp.org/index.php/news/singapore/2692-minimum-wage-and-not-qhandoutsq-is-the-answer>
Gandhi Ambalam, Singapore Democrats
What we are advocating is a rational and sustainable policy where we strike a balance between having guest workers in Singapore and at the same ensure that our people earn enough to lead meaningful lives so that the benefits of economic grwoth is shared by all.
**** Is Religion A Threat To Singapore? <http://talesovercoffee.blogspot.com/2009/08/is-religion-threat-to-singapore.html>
Tales Over Coffee
Race and religion are major contention points everywhere. There is always some religious persecution and tension.
**** Religion And Politics <http://www.blogpastor.net/2009/08/religion-and-politics/>
But I do wonder about the rightness of taking things further in situations of great oppression and injustice that impoverishes and tramples the general population?
**** Defendimg Our Nation's Core Values - Democracy, Peace, Progress, Justice And Equality <http://singaporealternatives.blogspot.com/2009/08/defendimg-our-nations-core-values.html>
Goh Meng Seng, Singapore Alternatives
The PAP refuses to acknowledge that these founding principles and spirit are the key guiding stars of our nation's development. The reason is simple, they could not answer for their deeds for the past 44 years that have deviated away from these core values.
**** P65 Bloggers Keen To Engage In Meaningful Debate - No Party Line To Toe <http://www.straitstimes.com/ST%2BForum/Online%2BStory/STIStory_420407.html>
Khartini Khalid, on behalf of the P65 bloggers, Straits Times
There is no official party line to toe, and none of us has to seek clearance from any individual before putting up a post on the blogsite.
But is it just an echo chamber? (Or an empty chamber?) We'll be able to tell soon enough.
**** Lauding Nation's Achievements And Criticising Deficiencies Not Mutually Exclusive <http://www.straitstimes.com/ST%2BForum/Online%2BStory/STIStory_420408.html>
Loh Choong Chiat, Straits Times
Being appreciative of Singapore's achievements and being critical of the deficiencies are not mutually exclusive.
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