Why say they want to bomb Batu Caves?

While our mainstream media has been playing up terrorist threats, news portals in India picked up the Asian News International (ANI) report saying that tourists are still visiting the Batu Caves temple. (Kek Lok Si temple in Penang is the other purported target). The media in India carries news related to the Indian community in … Continue reading

A Malay Singaporean’s reply to Zainuddin’s article

Every day now, when we step out of our flats, we see our Chinese, Indian and perhaps Eurasian neighbours. We share the same lifts, corridors, void decks, community parks and common spaces. We go to the same schools and workplaces. Our parliamentary representatives are multiracial. Malay Singaporeans are as much a part of the everyday realities of Chinese, Indian and Eurasian Singaporeans as they are of ours. This cannot be said of Malay and non-Malay Malaysians. In short, Malay Malaysians and Malay Singaporeans live in different political and social realities.