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Flickr / OtroMan

If you spent too much of your Labor Day weekend in front of a television, you might want to hear this next story. A medical study from Singapore finds another reason to be cautious about television time. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

It’s still not clear whether or not the legislature will hold a special session to consider gay marriage in Hawaii. But in Singapore, the issue of gay rights is being discussed on a much more basic level. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Flickr / adams.co.tt

It may be “Aloha Friday” in Hawaii, but today is “National Day” in Singapore. It’s the 48th anniversary of the founding of the nation…and one of southeast Asia’s most dynamic economies. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

Hawaii is not the only place where the use of pidgin gets debated. In Singapore, the use of language is the topic of an annual government campaign. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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