Primary school clarifies headgear prohibition on Racial Harmony Day, netizens raise pertinent issues surrounding...

The prohibition on headgear imposed upon pupils of North Spring Primary School (NPSS) on Racial Harmony Day will not encompass religiously-linked or racially-linked ones...

Provision shop owner shares the struggle of surviving in the industry after the presence...

53-year-old Mohamad Mustafa is a provision shop owner who has been in the industry for over 20 years. But, being in this business is...

Conversion therapy in Singapore has evolved from conversion to a more sanitised version of...

A concerned young Singaporean on twitter discovered a seemingly harmless programme by a church targetted at the LGBTQ community in Singapore. But upon further...

Lee Hsien Yang turns up at Pink Dot with family while Lee Hsien Loong...

Newly married Li Huanwu and his husband Heng Yirui attended 11th Pink Dot Singapore (SG) event along with both their parents today (29 June)...

Chiam See Tong Sports Fund aiming to raise $200,000 from its Gala Dinner

The Chiam See Tong Sports Fund (CSTSF) is aiming to raise at least $200,000 from its Gala Dinner which will be held on 22...

Singaporean couple shares their journey into urban farming

27-year-old Justine Ong-Farmer and her 31-year-old husband Scott Farmer both had well-paying jobs in Singapore. Ong, who is the youngest of four children, was...

Doctors Without Borders and WeWork hold 2nd Missing Maps Mapathon in Singapore

For the second time, international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and WeWork team up for a public, large-scale Mapathon as a way...

North East Community Development Council works with RoboticsPlus to provide robotics education to needy...

The World Educational Robot Contest (WER) Asian Open will be hosted in Singapore for the first time on 13 and 14 July 2019 at...

Voicing the people’s concerns over POFMA – there is a lack of trust in...

On Sunday (28 April), a gathering was held at Hong Lim Park where members of the public voiced their concerns over the proposed Protection...

MARUAH calls on the Government to do more for senior citizens in Singapore

MARUAH, a human-rights NGO, asks the Government to provide more for older people in Singapore, including those who are 55 and above. This is...

Front Line Defenders condemns fining of Jolovam Wham for contempt of court

by Front Line DefendersOn 29 April 2019, the High Court of Singapore fined human rights defender Jolovan Wham 5000 SGD (about 3280 EUR) for...

Singaporeans being more kind and gracious towards others, reveals Singapore Kindness Movement survey

According to the latest Graciousness Survey commissioned by the Singapore Kindness Movement (SKM), it is said that considerate behaviour among local residents have progressed...

Dementia-friendly app for seniors to jolt memories with museum-provided content coming to Singapore in...

Ms Carol Rogers meticulously pasted Post-It notes on photographs as reminders of important dates such as birthdays for her dementia-stricken mother who was moved...

After the pink dot scatters

The report is the country’s first systematic documentation of LGBTQ women and transgender men’s encounters with violence and discrimination.It expounds their experiences with family...

A turning point in our people’s struggle

Today (13 May), 65 years ago, unarmed young Chinese middle school students lined Clemenceau Avenue up to the Istana. They were supporting their leaders...

Kirsten Han calls out Law Minister for taking a cheap shot on LGBT issue

Editor-in-chief of Southeast Asian affairs platform New Naratif Kirsten Han took to her Facebook on Tuesday (11 June) to call out Singapore’s Law and...

Young Singaporean, Damien Koh, stands out with passion for boxing and robotics

Damien Koh, an 18-year old with a passion for boxing and electronics managed to secure early acceptance to on the US’ top ranked university,...

New Naratif announces The Citizens Agenda, calls for input from public

New Naratif, a member-supported movement for democracy, freedom of speech, and freedom of information in Southeast Asia, announced a new initiative on Sunday (11...

Sayoni to launch first report on violence and discrimination against LBTQ women in Singapore

Lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (LBTQ) rights group Sayoni has published a ground breaking research study highlighting violence and discrimination against LBTQ persons in...

28 human rights societies criticise Mahathir’s government over delay in appointing new SUHAKAM Human...

28 human rights groups and organisations, including MADPET (Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture) and the Singapore Anti-Death Penalty Campaign, have expressed their discontent...

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