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News Singapore » Religion: Muis has to be more than a regulator in the religious life of the community: Yaacob Ibrahim

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/politics/muis-has-to-empower-and-educate-community-in-the-face-of-growing-diversity-yaacob-ibrahim
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

SINGAPORE - In the face of growing diversity and disruption, the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) cannot just play the role of a regulator, but must also help Muslims here come to their own decisions on their religious life, said Minister-in ...

News Singapore » Religion: Feby Indirani: Writing religious parodies

News channel or source: http://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2018/01/22/feby-indirani-writing-religious-parodies.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Lawi, have used religious iconography extensively in their works ... winning journalism fellowships to Singapore and Germany in 2010. “People who have read the stories keep asking me whether I’m afraid,” she said. Intolerance and conservatism ...

News Singapore » Religion: Lunghi Runners-Singapore supports JPD grassroots program

News channel or source: http://www.philstar.com/cebu-sports/2018/01/17/1778502/lunghi-runners-singapore-supports-jpd-grassroots-program
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Spearheaded by Ali Akbar of Lunghi Runners- Singapore in cooperation with TAD Runners and Hello ... "My idea is to bring all people together regardless of their race or religion. This is the first Lunghi Run in the Philippines and hopefully this would ...

News Singapore » Religion: Singapore Authorities Ban Documentary on Palestinian Teen Activists for ‘Skewed Narrative’

News channel or source: https://globalvoices.org/2018/01/09/singapore-authorities-ban-documentary-on-palestinian-teen-activists-for-skewed-narrative/
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

The skewed narrative of the film is inflammatory and has the potential to cause disharmony amongst the different races and religions in Singapore […] In holding up the girls as role models to be emulated in an ongoing conflict, the film incites activists ...

News Singapore » Religion: Singapore’s War on Fake News in the Spotlight with New Committee

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/new-committee-puts-singapores-war-on-fake-news-in-the-spotlight/
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

which he said that Singapore was “highly susceptible” to given its high Internet penetration which enabled the propagation of falsehoods; its racial, religious and linguistic diversity which created fault lines that could easily exploited; and the ...

News Singapore » Religion: Centre to look at Singapore model of counter-radicalisation

News channel or source: https://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/India/20180121/3257355.html
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

"Among various counter-radicalisation programmes being undertaken by many countries, the Singapore model ... those individuals.The government is also planning to rope in eminent religious leaders to come forward with credible counter-narratives and ...

News Singapore » Religion: Centre adopts Singapore model of de-radicalisation, IB to formulate SOP to counter threat

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2018/jan/10/centre-adopts-singapore-model-of-de-radicalisation-ib-to-formulate-sop-to-counter-threat-1749281.html
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

The Singapore model stresses on imparting a sense of belonging ... The Government will also seek to rope in eminent religious leaders to come forward with credible counter-narratives and alternatives for counter radicalisation even as efforts will be ...

News Singapore » Religion: Foreign Religious Leaders May Be Banned from Entry to Singapore

News channel or source: http://www.theindependent.sg/foreign-religious-leaders-may-be-banned-from-entry-to-singapore/
Publication date: onday 08 January 2018

Home Affairs and Law Minister K. Shanmugam said in Parliament that religious leaders from other countries may be banned from entering Singapore if they teach hatred, division or intolerance among religions. According to Mr Shanmugam, these teachings are ...

News Singapore » Religion: Voice from Singapore: ‘Demographic winter’ isn’t just Europe

News channel or source: https://cruxnow.com/vatican/2018/01/09/voice-singapore-demographic-winter-isnt-just-europe/
Publication date: onday 08 January 2018

Singapore's envoy to the Vatican says that when Pope Francis ... There are plenty of people who profess other faiths, or perhaps no religion, who also listen to the voice that he has and the views he puts forward. He also addresses issues of direct concern ...