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PAP MINISTER SLAMS WP FAISAL MANAP FOR RAISING SENSITIVE ISSUES THAT DIVIDE S’PORE

In Parliament yesterday, Water Resource Minister Masagos Zulkifli slammed WP MP Faisal Manap's habit of raising divisive issues within the Malay Muslim community in Parliament. Masagos claims that in doing so, Mr Faisal Manap was raising the temperatures and making the complex issues much harder to solve due to his high profile championing of such issues. Masagos criticized the WP MP after Manap called for Muslim nurses and uniformed officers to be allowed to wear the headscarf or tudung to the secular workplace. He asked when Singapore would do so when other nations like Australia and Britain had already done so.

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SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT CONTINUES TO ASSIST PALESTINE

SINGAPORE will continue to help the Palestinians in their nation-building efforts by training their officials in such areas as public finance and administration. About 150 Palestinian officials have been trained in Singapore since 1996 and the numbers are set to rise in the next four years, Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs Masagos Zulkifli told reporters on Wednesday.

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S’PORE COMMITS TO PROVIDE PALESTINE WITH $5 MILLION DOLLARS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PACKAGE

The Republic will contribute US$100,000 (S$127,300) to UNICEF’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Cluster fund to provide clean water and sanitation in Gaza, Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs Masagos Zulkifli said on Sunday (Oct 12). Mr Masagos also reiterated Singapore’s commitment to support the Palestinian National Authority’s capacity-building efforts through an enhanced technical assistance package – worth S$5 million over five years – that was announced in 2013

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