Author Archives: shaikkadir

Significance of Ramadan and iftar at Heartbeat

  Significance of Ramadan and iftar at Heartbeat Some 250 people, including non-Muslims, were invited for iftar (breaking of the Ramadan fast) event on Saturday evening of 25 May 2019 at the Heartbeat community hub in Bedok, officially known as … Continue reading

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SIGA in the Abode of Peace (Darussalam)

SIGA in the Abode of Peace (Darussalam) Some 110 people attended this year’s SIGA, the 31st SIGA, in Brunei Darussalam (Abode of Peace) from 26-29 April 2019.  The four-day meeting was organised by SIGA Brunei Darussalam with the theme “Reunite … Continue reading

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Halal food and its importance to Muslims

Halal food and its importance to Muslims Muslims eat halal food. But what is halal food and why it is necessary for Muslims to eat halal food? The writer of this article gave a talk on halal food in a … Continue reading

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Workshops together with M3 – Interesting, informative and insightful

Workshops together with M3 Interesting, informative and insightful During a talk on halal food in a “Workshops together with M3” (or in Malay, “Bengkel bersama M3”) event at Masjid Al-Taqua on Saturday, 30 March (2019), the speaker delved on what … Continue reading

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Spread the spirit of“Salam” (Peace)Time to seriously tackle racial hatred, hate speeches, Islamophobia, bigotry, racial supremacy, and be united, supportive and loving to all races in human brotherhood

Spread the spirit of “Salam” (Peace) Time to seriously tackle racial hatred, hate speeches, Islamophobia, bigotry, racial supremacy, and be united, supportive and loving to all races in human brotherhood “Assalamu-alaikum”.  This is a greeting of peace in Islam. It … Continue reading

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A Kite in the Evening SkyRelishing the sights and sounds ofGeylang Serai

  A Kite in the Evening Sky Relishing the sights and sounds of Geylang Serai In the Malay Heritage Gallery of Wisma Geylang Serai, among the numerous old photos and Malay artifacts three quotations from my book, “A kite in … Continue reading

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Lighted by Islamic radiance  Enhancing Ibnu Batutah’s educational spirit

Lighted by Islamic radiance   Enhancing Ibnu Batutah’s educational spirit A number of Singaporeans who donated for the building of a mosque in Batam, Indonesia, were among the many Indonesians who witnessed the planned mosque’s foundation-laying ceremony on Saturday, 8 February … Continue reading

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