Tag: NGO

Educator writes that a Singaporean actor donates $100,000 a year to a Cambodian NGO without knowing, or caring, where it goes

That there is a dark side to the world of NGOs, or non-government organizations, is nothing new. The fact that the charity groups that are supposed to uplift the lives of the less fortunate sometimes become channels of greed that exploit the misery of...

Disney’s ‘gay moment’ attacked by NGO’s in Malaysia

Three non-governmental organisations (NGO's) has lodged police reports in protest against the upcoming screening of the film Beauty and The Beast. The argued its gay character “goes against the religious and cultural values of Malaysia. The film was banned in Malaysia for its 'gay moment' but the Malaysian...

The Asean People’s Forum needs a rethink

KUALA LUMPUR — It is a general consensus within the Asean grouping that civil societies should have a greater role to play in order for the Asean to guarantee the success of the Asean Economic Community (AEC). While non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are not given access...

Honour the humble

Promoting a culture of honour for the well-being of Singapore from the ground up — that is the aim of the newly-launched non-profit organisation called Honour (Singapore). I am going to approach it from a different point of view about Singapore. I shall introduce you...