Tag Archive: culture

Netizen: Singaporeans Should Stop ‘Choping’ Seats With Tissue Paper

A netizen, Davi Beschizza, has shared her views about the Singapore culture of reserving seats in crowded eating places using objects such as tissue papers. According to Davi, she encountered a young man seated at a hawker centre waiting for…
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Syed Farid Alatas: Against The Grain – Arabisation And The Malay Identity

*This article first appeared in Forum, The Edge Malaysia Weekly, on October 24 – 30, 2016. There has been much resentment expressed recently towards what is perceived as the Arabisation of Malays. This Arabisation is said to be manifested in…
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