Category Archives: General interest (Wide-ranging)

Qurban in Medan Hari Raya Haji celebration delight

Qurban in Medan Hari Raya Haji celebration delight A group of  friends, comprising 12 Singaporeans and one Indonesian working in Singapore, went to Medan for a 5-day trip from 8-12 August (2019), the objective being to celebrate Eid ul-Adha (or … Continue reading

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Towards unity as one people of Singapore Understanding and appreciating religious practices via interfaith dialogues

Towards unity as one people of Singapore Understanding and appreciating religious practices via interfaith dialogues More than 50 Singaporeans of multi-racial, multi-religious composition attended a talk on marriage from the perspectives of the Sikh and Ba’hai religions at the Amazing … 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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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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