Appendices 2009

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Month Title, etc   Relevance
Oct 2009 Europe opens up to gay politicians - Straits Times tries to inform Singaporeans about change in the world and reassure them at the same time that change need not come to Singapore Pol, Med, Hom
June 2009 Strategies for the future - ideas for how Singapore's economy needs to change, by Basant Kapur Pol, Oth [econ]
May 2009 Amnesty International's report on Singapore 2008 - on political repression, migrant workers' rights, death penalty, etc Pol
May 2009 What did NMPs speak on 2006-2008? - how many times each spoke during their term and on what Pol
Feb 2009 President Nathan's press conference re reserves - Nathan tries to explain why he agreed to let the government use past reserves; transcript as published in the Straits Times Pol
Feb 2009 Criminal Law Act needed to tackle gangs and drugs - the government defends the need for detention without trial Pol, Law
Feb 2009 Singapore laws pertaining to sex with minors - Penal Code sections 375, 376, 376A, 377A. Children and Young Persons Act section 7. Also include the repealed section 377 of the Penal Code Law
Feb 2009 How government can engage netizens effectively - a letter to the Straits Times Print Forum in response to Lui Tuck Yew's complaint that netizens have failed to self-regulate Pol, Med
Feb 2009 Six charged under s377 and s377A - Zaobao and Today reports about six men accused of sex with a 15-year-old boy Law








Pertaining to Singapore
Pol Politics and government
Law Law, court cases
Soc Society and culture
Rel Religion
Med The media
Hom Homosexuality, gay issues
Kno Knowledge and belief
Hum Being human
Per The personal perspective
Oth Other subjects