Tag Archive: Tamil

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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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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Dr Tan Cheng Bock: By-Election Result Is Victory For Multiculturalism

A victory for Multiracialism. The results of the Bukit Batok by-election clearly show that a minority candidate can win an election on his own. This win by Murali is significant because he won his seat as a member of a…
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