Tag: Malay

Netizens pay tribute to deceased S’porean with special needs, often spotted at mosques

Singapore – The death of a Singaporean with special needs garnered overwhelming condolences and tribute from the online community as he was someone who...

Playwright gives lesson in Malay to netizen who accuses him of being a ‘kuching...

Singapore—Playwright Alfian Sa’at is no stranger to criticism, as many have taken issue with what they perceive as a bias toward Malaysia. He also has...

SPP’s Osman Sulaiman questions whether PAP’s Malay candidates will be effective

Singapore -- Following the People's Action Party's introduction of its candidates, a Singapore People's Party member, Mr Osman Sulaiman, took to Facebook on Friday...

Mediacorp apologises for racially insensitive E-Pay “Brownface ad,”

Singapore – Singapore is in a festive mood for its upcoming 54th birthday, with promotions being introduced by retailers and service providers but it...

Speaking English is the language of knowledge, does not make you less Malaysian, says...

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia’s Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad speaking at the Sultan Abdul Hamid Old Collegians Association (Sahoca) alumni dinner ceremony reminded...

A doctor’s prescription on ‘who is a Malay’ could settle Halimah’s Malay credentials

Who is a Malay? The debate is still raging in Singapore with many disputing the Malay credentials of the PAP's Presidential election's candidate. But a...

Zahid Hamidi faces backlash after attacking Mahathir’s racial origin

In a 'Mahathir is not truly Malay' campaign, the Malaysian deputy Prime Minister is said to have gone so low in claiming that former...

Singapore’s language disconnect

By Michael Y.P. Ang Question: Which country once allowed a foreign corporation to set up shop on its soil and prohibit local staff from speaking...

Does colour of skin matter?

The National Solidarity Party is calling for the abolishment of the Group Representation Constituency Scheme in favour of the Constituency Reserved for Minority scheme,...
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