More than 4,000 Muslims gathered yesterday to protest against the construction of the largest Kuan Yin statue in the world on Khao Lon mountain in Songkhla province, southern Thailand. President of the Islamic Committee of Songkhla Province Sakkriya Bilsal alongside an imam from every mosque in the province were among those opposing the construction of the 200-metre-tall … [Read more...] about 4,000 Muslims protest against construction of Kuan Yin statue in southern Thailand
As told to Jane Zhang. My name is Rahman Mohammad Ataur. I'm 24 years old this year, going to be 25. I came from Bangladesh. I grew up in village area actually, quite far from city. That life very simple, we every day fight for the basic needs, like foods, clothes, and everything. Parents didn't encourage education When I was very young, my parents are … [Read more...] about I came to S’pore from Bangladesh to work at age 20 & an explosion left me in a 3-month coma. Here’s my story.
Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg COMMENTARY: "In formulating a brave space, we do not lay the ground rule of ‘agree to disagree’, which is often a conversation-stopper or a way of retreating into one’s comfort zone by refusing to be challenged. Instead, a brave space embraces controversy, but with civility — where different views … [Read more...] about Comment: Dialogue in diverse S’pore not about seeking consensus, but learning to embrace disagreement
A woman in Singapore took to Facebook to recount her experience with a youth sporting the symbol of the German Nazi party. In a Facebook post on Dec. 17 , the woman, surnamed Mitchell, posted that she encountered a 15-year-old boy on the MRT while travelling from Harbourfront to Punggol the day before. He was wearing a Nazi swastika on his left sleeve (identified by … [Read more...] about Woman in S’pore confronts 15-year-old boy displaying Nazi symbols in train, police report made
Minister for Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) Edwin Tong described Singapore's hawker culture, which was recently added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural heritage of Humanity as a "true microcosm of Singapore". "A diverse range of stalls with many offerings serving people from all walks of life, race, religion, and social status, … [Read more...] about Edwin Tong: Important to nurture safe spaces for discussion on race without fear of being ‘cancelled’