Tag Archives: Ramadan

TOP FIVE RAMADAN 2016 IFTAR BUFFET DEALS IN SINGAPORE

Here are delicious and affordable iftar buffets to buka puasa (break fast) in Singapore. Ramadan 2016 has officially started, but there’s still plenty of time to plan iftar sessions with your family and friends. When it comes to halal food, Singaporeans are spoilt for choice, with a dizzying variety of traditional and modern restaurants to choose from. If you want to break fast somewhere other than at home or your favourite restaurants, here are Ramadan dining deals to consider, and the credit cards you can use to save even more.

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PAP MINISTER FASTS FOR ONE DAY, GETS FLAMED BY NETIZENS

PAP minister Khaw Boon Wan and 50 non-Muslim MPs and grassroots activists joined Muslims yesterday in fasting for one full day. "I was told to get up at 4.30 to prepare breakfast. So last night, I didn't sleep well,” said National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan, who is also MP for Sembawang GRC. “So I got up at 3.30. So I said 3.30, okay lah. So I go down at 3.30. I ate my breakfast and I have not eaten since 3.30."

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MUSLIMS IN CHINA ARE NOT ALLOWED TO FAST IN HOLY MONTH OF RAMADAN

According to Al-Jazeera, The Chinese Communist Party of China has banned Muslim civil servants, students and teachers in Xinjiang from fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. Muslims are required by faith to fast from dawn to dusk during Ramadan but the ruling Communist party has restricted Muslims from practicing their faith for years.

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11 PAP Malay MPs come together to donate $15,000

It was reported in the media today (16 Jul) that the 11 PAP Malay MPs came together to donate $15,000 in total to 3 student bodies. The donation is to help fund programmes that will improve the welfare of the community. It is said to be an annual tradition during this holy month of Ramadan.

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CHINA CURBS RAMADAN FASTING IN XINJIANG

Chinese authorities in the northwestern province of Xinjiang have banned Muslim officials and students from fasting during the month of Ramadan, prompting an exiled rights group to warn of new violence. Guidance posted on numerous government websites called on Communist Party leaders to restrict Muslim religious activities during the holy month, including fasting and visiting mosques. Xinjiang is home to about nine million Uighurs, largely a Muslim ethnic minority, many of whom accuse China's leaders of religious and political persecution.

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