Tag: Religion

Indonesia president urges delay in law banning sex outside marriage

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday called for a delay in passing a new law that would outlaw gay and pre-marital sex after the...

Assam security tight for Indian ‘citizens list’ release

by Anup Sharma Security was tightened Friday in the Indian state of Assam for the release of a citizens' list that could potentially lead to...

Former diplomat: Muslim youth should not depend on the Internet for their identities

Singapore — What does it mean to be a Muslim for Gen Z youths and Millennials? The Institute of Policy Studies in partnership with the...

Easter death metal show definitely cancelled, “no plans for postponement”

The controversial death metal concert by Singaporean band Devouror is definitely cancelled, much to the dismay of fans and delight of critics. Goatlordth Records, the...

New study shows younger Singaporeans more open to letting religious extremists air their views...

Singapore—A new study has been published by the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) on March 28, Thursday, showing that more than 25 percent of...

China continues aggressive campaign to ‘Sinicise’ Christianity, purge religions of ‘Western influences’

The Chinese government has long taken control of religious freedom in the country. Churches must be state-sanctioned, and their theologies policed to be in...

Grabfood driver stops and prays along the street while waiting for orders, gains much...

Singapore – The scene is set in front of an eatery along a quiet street in Katong on December 12. Facebook user Rudy Corleone...

Woman alleges Govt agency told her to remove hijab to get the job

Singaporean Sephia Farid took to Facebook earlier this week to stand up against religious discrimination she allegedly faced when applying for a job. According...

Uproar in Malaysia over caning of two women guilty of lesbian sex

The caning of two women convicted of lesbian sex in the east coast state of Terengganu on Monday, 3 September 2018 has stirred up...

Syria and Singapore: A worrying connection

Amidst all the debate about NLB’s decision to remove LGBT-friendly books, Medishield Life premiums, CPF truths and half-truths, a sobering revelation was made in...
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