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No place for Islamophobia in Singapore, says Maliki

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

There is no place for Islamophobia or any similar attitude towards other religions here, as this would harm the social cohesion Singapore has built up over the years, said Senior Minister of State for Defence and Foreign Affairs Maliki Osman. 534 more words

Current Affairs

All Who Are Bowed Down

All Who Are Bowed Down

We have seen it time and again.     Someone does something  to hurt another,  and then flippantly says,  “Sorry!”     It’s obvious  that they are not sorry  for hurting another. 387 more words

Hallelujah

Government responds in travel ban litigation - SCOTUSblog

http://www.scotusblog.com/2017/06/government-responds-travel-ban-litigation/

Hawaii contended that the June 14 memorandum demonstrated that the travel ban is no longer necessary. The provisions of the president’s March 6 executive order requiring the government to review its procedures for vetting visa and refugee applications – the justification for the ban – will go into effect at the end of this week, but the visa and refugee programs themselves remain on hold until the lower courts’ orders are lifted. 12 more words

Media Justice

Uber, Lyft offer to pay state in return for changes to regulations | Local | Eugene, Oregon

Source: Uber, Lyft offer to pay state in return for changes to regulations | Local | Eugene, Oregon

Uber and Lyft are offering to tack on a 50-cent surcharge to every ride they provide in Oregon, with the money funding a $5 million-a-year rebate initiative for Oregonians to buy electric vehicles. 86 more words

Economic Justice

S'poreans urged to critically assess news they read

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Singaporeans need to be aware that the manipulation of public opinion has long been used as a tactic by many to pressure governments to change policies, said Ambassador-at-Large and former permanent secretary of foreign affairs Bilahari Kausikan. 499 more words

Current Affairs

Those Below

I stand here wondering
if life is a choice.
And I wonder what else is a choice.
I wonder why people behave
as if what they choose… 252 more words

Poetry