Contemporary Salafism in Singapore

RIMA Brief - February 2022 Contemporary Salafism In Singapore Speakers: Haziq Jani and Syed Huzaifah Alkaff   Key Takeaways 1. Salafism is not a monolith. Salafis are a diverse community with different references for religious resources and different networks of...

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Dreams Realised, Dreams Deferred

Dreams Realised, Dreams Deferred: Understanding and Addressing the Racial Gap in Educational Achievement in Singapore Published by AMP Singapore and the Centre for Research on Islamic and Malay Affairs (RIMA), 2021 ISBN: 978-981-14-9060-6 Why, some 55 years after...

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Dreams Realised, Dreams Deferred

Dreams Realised, Dreams Deferred

Dreams Realised, Dreams Deferred: Understanding and Addressing the Racial Gap in Educational Achievement in Singapore Published by AMP Singapore and the Centre for Research on Islamic and Malay Affairs (RIMA), 2021 ISBN: 978-981-14-9060-6 Why, some 55 years after...

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Dreams Realised, Dreams Deferred

Dreams Realised, Dreams Deferred

By Assoc Prof John Donaldson Many students in Singapore’s Normal (Technical) (or NT) stream do indeed have specific dreams and aspirations. Some of these students fail to achieve their dreams, but many others succeed – with the help of specific kinds of interventions....

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Losing it All: Stories of Bankruptcy

Losing it All: Stories of Bankruptcy

By Nabilah Mohammad Bankruptcy is not something many would consider as a solution when faced with a challenging financial situation. Along with it comes a host of negative clauses. And because few people see it coming, the people who become bankrupt rarely understand...

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Environment, Sustainability and Islam

Environment, Sustainability and Islam

By Sheikh Mohamad Farouq Abdul Fareez The groundbreaking Netflix documentary Seaspiracy shocked viewers by exposing the widespread corruption within the global fishing industry. It mainly focused on the harmful impact of industrial fishing on the ecosystem and how...

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Budget 2021: A Glimpse into Our Future

Budget 2021: A Glimpse into Our Future

By Muhammad Faris Alfiq Mohd Afandi After an unprecedented four Budgets in 2020 (namely Unity, Resilience, Solidarity and Fortitude) to cushion the impact of COVID-19, Singapore is in a better position to Emerge Stronger Together, an apt name for Budget 2021. Other...

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Surrendering of Religion to Technology

Surrendering of Religion to Technology

By Sheikh Mohamad Farouq Abdul Fareez Modernity has given us unprecedented connectivity to the extent that we can connect families from opposite ends of the world with just a single touch. Unknowingly, modernity has also transformed this connectivity into something...

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Branding Islam: Beyond the Halal Market

Branding Islam: Beyond the Halal Market

By Muhammad Faris Alfiq  If you have ever watched The Social Dilemma on Netflix, you will realise how corporations use data as a bargaining chip to fuel their algorithms and influence consumers to purchase certain goods. This is marketing and advertising, and they are...

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