Tag Archive: Ravi Philemon

Deepavali vs Diwali Debate Explains Singaporean Tamils’ Unhappiness With Foreigner Influx

A Channel NewsAsia’s Deepavali special got my attention today for two reasons. One the news presenter said: “Deepavali also known as Diwali”, and secondly because the presenter also referred to Deepavali as a “Hindu New Year”. (You can view the entire…
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Ravi Philemon: Only Political Decision Will Disqualify Dr Tan Cheng Bock From Presidential Race

The Report by the Constitutional Commission to review the Elected Presidency was released by the Government earlier today. By all accounts, it is a very comprehensive report which had considered the submissions and views of several different people and organisations. After reading…
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SWAMI Home Advised To Abide By Its Constitution, Do Not Allow Permises To Be Used For Political Purposes

The Sunshine Welfare Action Mission (SWAMI) Home, which hosted a People’s Action Party (PAP) press conference last Friday, has been told by the authorities to abide by its constitution, after a report was lodged with the Registrar of Societies questioning…
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