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Kirsten Han

Kirsten Han is a multi-tasker (writing, blogging, videoing) and social media junkie interested in human rights issues. She also likes to travel, take photographs and – above all else – tell stories.

She blogs at funny little world and tweets as @kixes.

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Latest posts by Kirsten Han

1 May 2012

Singapore: Netizens Reject Proposed Code of Conduct

The Singapore government is urging the online community to support the drafting of a Code of Conduct to regulate the usage of internet. But many netizens are not supportive of...

20 April 2012

Singapore: Train Breakdowns Becoming Part of Life

Once a symbol of pride and development, Singapore's Mass Rapid Transit trains now come with a warning: ride at your own risk. Four breakdowns and assorted delays over the past...

14 April 2012

Singapore: If We Launched the Rocket…

Following North Korea's reported failure to launch a rocket, a hashtag popped up on Twitter: #ifSingaporelaunchedarocket. Singaporean tweeples used the hashtag to write about their observations of Singaporean culture and...

8 March 2012

Singapore: Domestic Workers Finally Get A Weekly Day Off

After a four-year campaign initiated by migrant worker NGOs, foreign domestic workers in Singapore will finally get a day off a week starting next year. But not everyone is happy...

4 March 2012

Singapore: Netizens Criticize ‘Offensive’ Government Ad

Singapore netizens are criticizing an advertising recruitment campaign by a government ministry for using posters that label ex-offenders, victims of abuse, and people with disabilities as destroyed, ruined, abandoned, and...

15 February 2012

Singapore: Politician's Expulsion Triggers By-Election

A by-election has been triggered in Singapore's Hougang Single Member Constituency after the Worker's Party expelled Member of Parliament Yaw Shin Leong amidst allegations of extramarital affairs. Netizens used the...

13 February 2012

Singapore: Citizens Discuss Politician's Extramarital Scandal

An opposition politician has resigned from his party's Central Executive Committee amidst rumours of extramarital affairs. Netizens discussed the issue in various social networks and many expressed their disappointment over...

27 January 2012

Singapore: Corruption Scandal in Least Corrupt Nation

The heads of the Singapore Civil Defence Force and the Central Narcotics Bureau are being investigated by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau sparking plenty of conversation about corruption in a...

8 January 2012

Singapore: Minister's Comments Spark Internet Meme

Find out why this phrase ‘When I made the decision…' became an internet meme in Singapore involving a comment made by a senior state minister. It follows the recent decision...

4 January 2012

Singapore: Ministers to Take a Pay Cut

Singapore politicians are among the highest paid leaders in the world but they will receive salary cuts this year after a government committee has recommended hefty cuts to the pay...

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