Tag Archive: ethnicity

Marine Company Chairman Farid Khan Born In Geylang Serai Is Running For Presidency

An entrepreneur of Pakistani descent yesterday announced his bid to become the next president. Mr Farid Khan Kaim Khan, 62, the chairman of marine services provider Bourbon Offshore Asia Pacific, said he intends to stand in the upcoming presidential election…
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Mohd Khair: Singaporeans Are Capable Of Living Together Respectfully, Beyond Mere Tolerance

it is very HEARTENING indeed when Non-Muslim Singaporeans demonstrate deep understanding and empathy on the issues surrounding the ambiguous halal status of bazaar at Geylang Serai organised in the month of Ramadhan. Read the screenshots shared here in this album….
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Singapore’s New Malay President Will Only Be Known In September

If contested, the next Presidential Election, which has been reserved for Malay candidates, will be held in September rather than in August, which is when voting typically takes place. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Chan Chun Sing, announced this…
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New Panel To Certify Ethnicity Of Presidential Hopefuls

Potential candidates running for the presidency will need to have their ethnicities certified by a new Community Committee, under proposed legislative amendments tabled on Monday (Jan 9) for the new hiatus-triggered model to ensure the country has a minority President…
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More Diversity In Voices Need To Be Heard On Racism In Singapore

This article, “Racism in Singapore: Stop telling us minorities how to react to it“. has been shared widely, and I definitely think it is an important voice. I see a growing number of articles/conversations about racism, and a wider range…
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