Tag: multiculturalism

DPM Heng echoes LKY, ‘For Singapore to survive & prosper, we need to be relevant & useful to the world’

Singapore—In an event commemorating Singapore’s historical milestones on its 200th year, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat talked about the legacy of founding Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew as well as that of colonialism, among other things. The late PM Lee paved the way...

Sikhs reach out in kindness to influencer who described 2 Sikh men as ‘obstructions’ at Grand Prix

Singapore—In multi-faith, multi-cultural Singapore, a little kindness can go a long way and can prove that we all have a lot to learn from each other. Social media influencer Sheena Phua had made a comment on Instagram during the Singapore Grand Prix that earned her...

PM Lee receives award for religious harmony, credits Singapore’s policies for ensuring “minorities never feel shut out”

Singapore—Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who is in New York for a week-long visit, received the prestigious World Statesman Award from the Appeal of Conscience Foundation. This award is given to people who are proponents of peace, prosperity and freedom, human rights and dignity, within...

Talk on race relations kicks off with 130 people

Singapore—OnePeople.sg organised the first in a series of sessions to talk about race relations on September 21, Saturday, together with Channel NewsAsia (CNA) and supported by Roses of Peace, an interfaith group. The first session was called “Regardless of Race - The Dialogue,” with 130...

“I’m 1/16th Malaysian”—Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claims his roots on Netflix show

Justin Trudeau, Canada's  popular and affable Prime Minister, already expressed pride over his multicultural roots last year, when on a visit to Singapore, he said, “I wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for multiculturalism.” Last November, when he was in the country for the 33rd Association of South-east...

DPM Heng: Singapore can share lessons of how to live in a multicultural, multi-religious society

Singapore— According to Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat, Singapore can show the world how to turn racial and religious diversity into a source of strength. Mr Heng was speaking to over 60 people from the South-East District on August 12, Monday, at a dialogue at...

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau traces Singaporean roots, says, “I wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for multiculturalism”

Justin Trudeau, Canada’s popular Prime Minister, is in Singapore this week to attend the 33rd Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit. On Thursday, November 15, Trudeau paid a visit to Fort Canning and took photos with the memorial plaque of  Esther Farquhar Bernard,...