Tag Archive: culture

Modern Malay Wedding: Full Karaoke Session, Groupies, Gangster Rituals And “Wedding Critics”

If attending a Malay Wedding meant for you to take turns singing and showing off your vocal talent and choosing the most ridiculous unrealistic songs ever, then you are missing the whole point of attending a Wedding. And best of…
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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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