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« on: 29 May 2003, 21:30:00 »

Alright. I need to know if this is accurate or not. My major source of news is a little something called "The Daily Show." (Motto: The most important television program... ever.) It's something of a humor-news thing. For example, they recently ran a debate between Governor Dubya and President Dubya. They took clips from their respective speeches... quite amusing how much he's against himself, really. For better example, you know the picture of Korea? The one at night, where South Korea is covered in standard city lights, and there's only one in North Korea? This is how they used it.
V.O: ...and has evidently denied his people ALL LIGHT!
(Cut back to anchor)
Anchor: By the way, that one light? That's a Mr. Kim Ho Sung, who owns a book light.
(Anchor looks at notes as a picture of a guy with a booklight suddenly replaces the one of Korea)
Anchor: Yes yes, he will be killed.

Anyway, my point. I heard something on this show...

Does Singapore really have a new TV channel devoted to SARS? If so, I'm afraid I'll have to give up all hope in humanity.

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« Reply #1 on: 30 May 2003, 01:43:00 »

Erm, Xarl,....I'll hate to let you give up on humanity but um....yeah, I think we do have a channel devoted entirely to Sars-centric documentaries like what it is and prevention...I haven't tune my telly to the channel since I don't find it necessary but...well...I guess the Singapore government is really going all out not to invite any possible criticism from WHO that they're not doing all they can to stop this disease from spreading.

BUT the good news is that all these 'draconian' (has been called as such by international detractors but I guess we have no choice, Sars is really hitting our economy hard) measures works :D  Sars infections is down and we didn't have any new cases for close to two weeks and hopefully, tourism will pick up once we're off the WHO's list of dangerous SARS infected places.  

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