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**** The Moment Of Psycho By David Thomson | Book Review <http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/mar/07/the-moment-of-psycho-david-thomson?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+theguardian%2Fbooks%2Frss+%28Books%29>
Peter Conrad, The Guardian

The finest criticism renovates familiar texts, setting off little jolts of recognition. Ever since I first saw Psycho as a terrified adolescent, I've been replaying it – inside my head for several decades, nowadays on a screen at the foot of my bed – but David Thomson has spotted things in it that my countless viewings overlooked.

**** ‘Mad As A Hatter’: The History Of A Simile <http://feeds.nytimes.com/click.phdo?i=f6baac6605cac0ec8566daf840f8e0ba>
Pat Ryan, New York Times

Pity Lewis Carroll’s poor Hatter. Why not “mad as a shoemaker”?


**** Budget Debate Statistics: Uniquely Singapore? <http://theonlinecitizen.com/2010/03/budget-debate-statistics-uniquely-singapore/>
Leong Sze Hian, The Online Citizen

**** 投票是秘密的? <http://www.zaobao.com/yl/yl100307_004.shtml>
胡爱妮, 联合早报


**** 卫留成:向新加坡学习解决中低收入住房机制 <http://www.hinews.cn/news/system/2010/03/07/010755755.shtml>
汪德芬, 南海网


**** Colugos From Singapore <http://kalyanvarma.net/journal/2010/03/07/colugos-from-singapore/>
Kalyan Varma

**** Balancing Powers In The Malacca Strait <http://blogs.reuters.com/global/2010/03/07/balancing-powers-in-the-malacca-strait/>
Bill Tarrant, Reuters

Singapore’s warning of a terrorist threat in the Malacca Straits has again highighted the issue of who is in charge of security in one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes.

**** Low Thia Khiang: It Should Not Be All About Economic Benefit <http://geraldgiam.sg/2010/03/low-thia-khiang-it-should-not-be-all-about-economic-benefit/>

The government should continue the practice of building markets and cooked food centres at new locations for NEA to operate, to ensure Singapore remains a liveable and at the same time an affordable city.

**** Low Thia Khiang Urges Govt To “Seriously Look” Into Housing Options For Homeless <http://geraldgiam.sg/2010/03/low-thia-khiang-urges-govt-to-seriously-look-into-housing-options-for-homeless/>

Sir, how can we aspire to be a First World country with a world class public housing programme if we have homeless citizens camped out in public parks?

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