Tag Archive: Muslim community

The Curious Case Of Geylang’s Ramadan Bazaar

Ramadan has barely began and yet there’s been a couple of controversies surrounding the food items on sale at Geylang’s annual Ramadan Bazaar. From vendors selling non-halal dendeng meat to the rise of hipster stalls whose halal status can’t be…
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Halal Or Not? Doubts Raised Over Some Food Stalls At Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar

Soon after photos and videos of the new foods to eat at this year’s much anticipated Geylang Serai Ramadan Bazaar conquered social media feeds on Friday (26 May), many in the Muslim community raised questions over whether such foods were Muslim-owned or…
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The Singapore Muslim Community And The Imam Issue

By Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir, Associate Professor of Sociology, Nanyang Technological University It is well-known that Singapore is a multi-religious society. The 2014 report by Pew named our city-state as the most religiously diverse among the 232 countries studied. What is…
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