Monthly Archives: November 2017

Wishing SIYLEP participants all the best in their aspirations towards greater leadership roles

Wishing SIYLEP participants all the best in their aspirations towards greater leadership roles Ratna Widya Iswara, and Alicia Beverly Weley who is Miss Earth Indonesia (Air) 2017 as well as Miss Inter-Continental Indonesia 2017, were among 20 youths between the … Continue reading

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The Bugis – were they pirates turned traders?

The Bugis – were they pirates turned traders? Schoolboy Ibrahim is a Bugis. His classmates taunted and annoyed him, saying he was a pirate. That happened after a lesson on the history of Bugis. Later, he himself learned that Bugis … Continue reading

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Special celebrations Singaporeans relish and cherish

Special celebrations Singaporeans relish and cherish “According to a study of 232 countries by the Pew Research Centre based in Washington, Singapore is the most religiously diverse country in the world. If there was an Olympics for religious diversity, we would … Continue reading

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Knowledge is the Islamic light  that brightens the path to Heaven

Knowledge is the Islamic light  that brightens the path to Heaven In the 1980s, that is just about 35 years ago when the bulky landline table telephone was king, if someone were to tell you that in 25 years’ time … Continue reading

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An eye-opening visit to the Ba’alwie Mosque

An eye-opening visit to the Ba’alwie Mosque The Ba’alwie Mosque, at Lewis Road near Bukit Timah Road, is an interesting mosque that provides an area for the exhibition of an impressive collection of ancient copies of the Qur’an and other … Continue reading

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