The conflicts in the Middle East have their roots going back thousands of years. They are ethnic and pseudo-religious sectarian conflicts superimposed with regional rivalry. The fact of the matter is Singapore has always supported the Palestine State and strongly urged for a ‘two-state solution” in the Middle East Peace Process.
As Singapore prepares itself to be a smart nation by aggressively increasing its infrastructure to harnesses the power of networks, data and info-comm technologies to improve living, create economic opportunity and build a closer community, we must not forget that a Smart Nation is built not by Government, but by all of us – citizens.
The fire was a tragedy. The lives lost was one too many. More importantly, were the rumors true?
Question is, why are we making halal items non-permissible just because there is no authoritative label on it. Are we Muslims incapable of taking ownership and deciding for ourselves what is halal and what is not?
Parliament will be sitting today (10 Oct) . As usual, most people won’t be following it so we […]
The argument made by the Government for this exemption clause, is that a complete ban may drive such activities underground, and “exacerbate the associated law and order and social concerns”.
If Joseph Schooling had not won that gold medal during the Rio Olympics, would the same honour have been conferred to Yip?