Tag Archives: Racial Harmony

RACIAL HARMONY IS WELL AND ALIVE IN SINGAPORE, CHULIA MOSQUE SHOWS US WHY

If you drive down Chinatown, you will see a beautiful sight as you past Masjid Chulia. Outside the mosque, there is a huge banner wishing our S'porean Chinese a Happy Chinese New Year! Where else in the world can you see such a kind gesture from different race and communities? Who dare say our Singaporean Muslims are growing distant? This is perfect example why there is harmony in Singapore.

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FILIPINO FOREIGN TALENT CLAIMS CHRISTIANS CANNOT EAT HALAL FOOD?

On a forum, I see a post about a filipino foreign talent comment on the Singapore Carls Junior facebook page. He ask a really funny question on whether the burger was halal and nxt said that as Christian he cannot eat halal food. I wonder how true is this teaching? Are christians forbidden to eat food that was prayed or blessed by other religions? With more foreigners coming into singapore, I hope more sensibility will be put to this area. Hoping this is not true or it be hard for friends to eat together in future.

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WHY ONLY MUSLIMS CAN TAKE HALF-DAY ON HARI RAYA EVE?

In the spirit of gratefulness, I hope you will allow me the space to highlight an issue that I have been reflecting on for today. As Muslims, today we will go home and celebrate our time with family and enjoy the blessings that Allah SWT has given to us. In the meantime, many of our non-Muslim colleagues will be at work, some of them covering for us as we take time off to enjoy our much-needed holiday. They too have families, and they too deserve a break once from the stress of work.

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SINGAPORE NAMED MOST MUSLIM FRIENDLY NATION AMONG NON-MUSLIM COUNTRIES

Singapore has been named the friendliest destination for Muslim travellers among non-Muslim countries for the third successive year. The Global Muslim Travel Index, released on Wednesday, gave Singapore high scores for its safe travel environment, ease of access to prayer spaces and number of halal dining options. The index ranked 100 destinations based on nine criteria, such as family friendliness and accommodation options.

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