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MUSLIMS BANNED FROM SINGAPORE FOR ANTI-CHRISTMAS COMMENTS

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SHAFAQNA - Two Muslim religious leaders were banned from entering Singapore on Monday because they planned to spread anti-Christmas propaganda on a religious-themed cruise, government officials said. Ismail Menk and Haslin Baharim, citizens…

Muslim Woman Becomes Singapore’s President

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SHAFAQNA- Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of parliament, was declared elected as Singapore's first woman president on Wednesday, after the returning officer announced she was the sole candidate to qualify for the contest. Aiming to strengthen…

No room for religious extremism in Singapore, say Muslim leaders

SHAFAQNA - Muslim leaders yesterday made clear their stand against religious extremism and called for calm amid the ongoing controversy over an imam's reportedly offensive remarks. Singapore's top Muslim leader, Mufti Fatris Bakaram, said…

Have Halal Will Travel (HHWT) app for Muslim travellers

SHAFAQNA- A special app for Muslim backpackers can now be used on most smartphones. Have Halal Will Travel (HHWT) has tips on where to get halal food in non-halal countries. The app is a follow-up to the Singapore-based team's already…