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Churches want 377A to remain in order to preserve the sanctity of marriage

Unsurprisingly, churches in Singapore have come out on the side of keeping Section 377A of the Penal Code. That law is in line with their religious beliefs and values after all. In a statement recently, the National Council of Churches in Singapore (NCCS) voiced their opposition to the petition to repeal Section 377A. The statement said that the Council, which …

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Citizens ready for a Singapore that treats all her citizens equally – or not

If there’s one thing every student can take away from years of history classes is that socio-political changes in one country can cause a spectacular (sometimes slow and disappointing) ripple effect. India’s recent repeal of Section 377A in their Penal Code has stirred up discussion of that same colonial law in countries that were formerly under British rule, including Singapore. …

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Michael Chiang’s Private Parts will be back on stage for another run in November

You might recognise Michael Chiang for his hits like Army Daze, Beauty World, Mixed Signals and High Class, but his most critically-acclaimed play is Private Parts. When it was first debuted in 1992 at the Singapore Arts International Festival, Michael Chiang’s Private Parts was already one of the most progressive stories being told on the local stage. The comedy follows …

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Rare glimpse into Joseph Schooling’s rigorous journey to Olympics glory in Yakult’s Billions Strong publicity campaign

Yakult Singapore, partnered up with ADK Singapore to introduce Joseph Schooling in its Billions Strong publicity campaign, offering a rare glimpse of Schooling’s rigorous journey before he emerged under the spotlight. Joseph Schooling has an impressive swimming career that shows no signs of stopping. In the 2016 Rio Olympics, he bear an 8-year old Olympic record held by world renowned swimmer Micheal Phelps in …

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Join RDA Singapore’s Inaugural Walk-a-Wheelathon Charity Carnival & Adoption Drive

Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) Singapore is holding their inaugural ‘Inclusion Walk-a-Wheelathon’ and World Animal Charity Carnival and Adoption Drive on 30th September. They’re inviting everyone to come together and discover their hidden oasis in the centre of Singapore. The event will kick off with the Walk-a-Wheelathon which they hope will foster a sense of inclusiveness among the able …

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WWF-Singapore continues the fight for wildlife conservation with the help of African rangers

WWF-Singapore is moving forward with their fight against the ivory trade in Singapore with their latest event which sees a Kenyan wildlife ranger, Harrison and his ranger colleagues sharing their personal experiences as rangers and the importance of wildlife conservation. WWF says that Harrison is an ‘unsung hero in conservation working in dangerous conditions to defend wildlife from poachers, putting …

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Beauty With a Purpose Charity Gala raises SGD$4 million in one night

In collaboration with Miss World Singapore 2018, Sian Chay Medical Institution – a charity organization founded in 1901 – organised the Inaugural Beauty With A Purpose Charity Gala 2018, held at Resorts World Sentosa West 2 Ballroom on 2 September 2018, to fulfil the charity mission of providing free TCM consultation and medication to the elderly and needy families in …

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