Tag Archives: religion

ANG MOH NTU PROF: BURNING INCENSE DURING 7TH MONTH CAUSES HEAVY AIR POLLUTION

It is confirmed: The mass burning of incense and joss paper during Hungry Ghost festival in Singapore annually around August and September period has a measurable physical impact on the environment. That was what researchers here found after a five-year study and the results have been published in an academic paper titled, “Annual air pollution caused by the Hungry Ghost Festival“.

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THINGS TO AVOID DURING THE 7TH MONTH GHOST FESTIVAL IN S’PORE

In case you didn't know, the "Gates of Hell" are opening at 11pm today (Aug 13) for this year's Seventh Month Festival, otherwise known as the Hungry Ghost Festival. For those of you who don't know, the Hungry Ghost Festival is period which Chinese Singaporeans believe the ghosts of Chinese ancestors are let out of hell for one month.

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S’PORE ARCHBISHOP: CHURCH MUST WORK WITH GOVT TO “PREVENT MORAL DECADENCE” IN SOCIETY

"We have a government that is secular but not secularised, as it recognises the important role that religions can play in the moral development of our peoples. We are truly grateful to her for championing religious harmony, which is especially crucial at a time when religious extremism is threatening the peaceful coexistence of peoples. Hence, it behoves the Church to work closely with the state and other religions to prevent moral decadence, to preserve families, to strengthen the marriage institution and to promote justice, peace and harmony."

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WHY SHOULD OTHERS ADJUST THEIR LIVES TO FACILITATE US MUSLIMS TO FAST?

Why is it that many Muslims in Mesia nowadays demand to be "respected" just because they are fasting? Why the need to close school canteens during Ramadhan? Why must non-Malay pupils be asked to drink behind closed doors and even in the toilet? Just because our kids are learning how to fast? Well, aren't the non-Malay kids as well? The point is why must non-Malays adjust their life to facilitate us, Muslims Melayoos, to fast?

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SINGAPORE: FIRST WORLD COUNTRY, THIRD WORLD MORALITY

We may be the richest country and have built the best airport in the world. We will boast about our multiple achievements for the entire SG50 and go into an overdrive during the NDP week. However, we are just a hollow society, with a population without basic human decency, the ability to think right or the honor to protect the weak.

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PROPORTION OF MUSLIMS TO OVERTAKE CHRISTIANS IN SINGAPORE BY 2050

Washington-based Pew Research Center has released results of a poll which suggests that there are increasingly more religious people than free thinkers in the Asia-Pacific region, whereas North America and Europe are experiencing a decline in religious belief and a projected spike in the proportion of people unaffiliated with any religion. According to the report, The Future Of World Religions: Population Growth Projections, 2010-2050 published on Thursday, in Singapore, Islam and Hinduism are projected to make the highest gains, with Muslims replacing Christians as the second-largest faith group by 2050.

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NOTHING HAPPEN TO EDZ ELLO BUT 17 YEAR OLD AMOS YEE ARRESTED IN 2 DAYS

This is a case between two people. Amos yee, a Singaporean and Edz Ello, a Philippine nurse in Singapore. Amos Yee made a statement about Lee kuan yew death and christian. He was arrested within 2 days and charged the following day However, Edz Ello made a statement about Singaporean and islam. He was fired from his job but still under investigation until now. It has been more than 3months since this incident happens.

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I AM GLAD THAT AMOS YEE WAS ARRESTED BY THE POLICE

I am glad that the police have arrested Amos Yee and stopped him from causing any more harm to religious groups in Singapore. I was one of the people who made police reports against Amos Yee for insulting our Lord Jesus. Although Amos is young, the law very clearly states that he will not be allowed to make insensitive remarks about Catholicism, or any other religions at all. Today he insulted Lord Jesus, tomorrow he could insult the Prophet Muhammad.

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