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Sword-wielding 'subway samurai' faces flogging in Singapore

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"five years in jail plus flogging" for carrying weapons is a good punishment. Too bad the US can't learn from this.

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The bizarre incident immediately drew online derision. “Seems like a good way to ensure you get your personal space on the train,” wrote Ahmad Zhaki Abdullah on the Straits Times’ Facebook page.

This comment doesn't sound much like 'derision' to me.

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Ah yes, a country who knows a thing or two about deterring crime.

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One place that manages to do most of what Singapore does within the framework of a far more enlightened political and legal system is Hong Kong.

In what ways is it more enlightened?

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