Category Archives: General interest (Wide-ranging)

Fond memories of KBPS Class of 1968

  Fond memories of KBPS Class of 1968 The excitement was already in the air some three weeks before Saturday, 22 April 2017, the day when the excitement came to grandeur in a reunion gathering of the “Class of 1968” schoolmates … Continue reading

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Remembering SIGA 2017

Remembering SIGA 2017 Furthering Asean alliance from the Philippines Friendship attained must be retained   Thirty-seven delegates from Singapore recently attended a 5-day mega event, SIGA 2017, in the Philippines, with the theme, “One Heart, One Beat, One Team”.  The … Continue reading

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Iffah with her Japanese “kakaks”

Iffah with her Japanese “kakaks” My wife and I have been volunteering our services by accommodating youths from ASEAN and Japan over 20 years now, since 1989, in various student-exchange and Singapore-exposure programmes, including the well-known Ship for South-east Asian … Continue reading

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Islam rising in the Land of the Rising Sun

Islam rising in the Land of the Rising Sun Just very recently, a group comprising Muslims and people of other races and religions in a chat platform received a posting that makes claims implying Japan is discriminating Islam and Muslims … Continue reading

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Saving one life is like saving the whole mankind

Saving one life is like saving the whole mankind (Reproduced from author’s own article published in The Muslim Reader of 33 Issue 2015-2016) The saving of even one human being life from death is like saving the whole mankind.  This … Continue reading

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A BIG “Thank you” to you…

  A BIG “Thank you” to you… I received more than 60 birthday greetings (via Facebook, WhatsApp and emails) on my birthday yesterday (29 January 2017) from my relatives and friends. Some were accompanied by online birthday cards, the convenience … Continue reading

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Writers, bloggers and story-tellers meet to strengthen friendship

Writers, bloggers and story-tellers meet to strengthen friendship   Friendship goes beyond race and religion.  The all-time boxing great Muhammad Ali once said: “Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. … Continue reading

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