Muslims receive help to create trust fund for family members with special needs
SINGAPORE - A few months before Nur Harlina turned 16 last year, her mother Lenny Marlina started to worry for her daughter's future.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Singapore sees ‘several important lessons’ from Tan Tock Seng Hospital COVID-19 cluster
SINGAPORE: Singapore has learnt 'several important lessons' from the COVID-19 cluster at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), among them - that the ...
Social and cultural heritage hub Wisma Geylang Serai officially opensSINGAPORE: A one-stop service centre bringing together eight different Malay-Muslim organisations offering a gamut of services such as childcare ...
Muslim students pursuing social work receive awards from MuisSINGAPORE - As a child, Ms Liyana Abdul Rahaim watched as her parents struggled financially to support the family, which included her wheelchair-bound intellectually disabled elder brother.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Six-month trial for assistive technologies on buses for commuters with special needsAssistive technologies will be trialed on selected buses over the next six months to aid commuters with special needs, said the Land Transport Authority (LTA) in a media release on Wednesday (30 January). These include a Mobility Assistance for the Visually Impaired and Special Users (MAVIS) mobile app
Upcoming Budget to pay special attention to helping the disadvantagedSINGAPORE - The upcoming Budget will cover social programmes that focus on the elderly, healthcare and education as well as pay special attention to helping the disadvantaged and underprivileged this year, said Second Minister for Finance and Education Indranee Rajah on Wednesday (Jan 30).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
MP Desmond Choo: More Temasek, government internships needed by youth to help jumpstart careersAccording to Member of Parliament Desmond Choo, young people today need more internships in the national government as well as in companies owned by Temasek, as this would make it easier for the youth to find their way around the job market.
Need for speed: Carts on rails help Manila's commuters dodge gridlockMANILA: Thousands of commuters flock to Manila's railway tracks every day, but rather than boarding the trains, they climb on to wooden carts ...
Muslim self-rule backed in Philippines' troubled MindanaoMANILA (AFP) - Voters have decisively approved a new Muslim-led region in the Philippines' south, which is hoped will bring a measure of peace after decades of fighting killed thousands and mired the area in poverty.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Landmark law ratified, paving way for Muslim autonomous region in southern PhilippinesMANILA: A landmark law was ratified on Friday (Jan 25), paving the way for the creation of an autonomous entity in Muslim-majority areas in the ...
Under one roof: Three Malay-Muslim institutions to be housed at Wisma Geylang Serai
KL appoints Muslim politician from Chinese-based DAP to Islamic agency's boardKUALA LUMPUR- A Muslim politician from Chinese-based ruling party, the Democratic Action Party ( DAP), has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Islamic Propagation Foundation of Malaysia (Yadim).. Read more at straitstimes.com.