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Non-mainstream faiths ‘welcome’

SINGAPORE: From breakaway sects to fringe religions, various terms have been used for non-mainstream faiths that have made their way to Singapore in the last century.Non-mainstream faiths ‘welcome’

Singapore detains three Indonesians

SINGAPORE: Three Indonesian domestic workers have been issued detention orders under the Internal Security Act and are being investigated for financing terrorism.

Several held over rebel links

Singapore: Singapore has detained several Myanmar nationals accused of organising support for a rebel group locked in fierce fighting with the military in their country’s troubled Rakhine state, authorities said.

Bosses can replace foreign staff

IPOH: The government has agreed to reinstate the foreign worker replacement system to all sectors effective July 1, says Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran.

Untenable to give special moratorium on execution of Malaysian death-row prisoners, says Shanmugam

SINGAPORE (ANN): Since the Pakatan Harapan government took power in Malaysia around a year ago, it has made three requests to stop executions of Malaysians in Singapore, two of whom are drug traffickers, says Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam.

Hardline Indian group allied with Modi calls for ban on the veil

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian Hindu nationalist group allied with Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on Wednesday for a ban on veils after Sri Lanka prohibited the garments worn by some Muslim women following militant bomb attacks there.

Are you British? India government asks Modi's main election rival, Gandhi, to respond

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's government has asked Rahul Gandhi, the president of the main opposition Congress party, to respond to a complaint by a lawmaker from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party accusing him of holding dual British citizenship against Indian law.