Biography of the Author Faris Mokhtar

Faris Mokhtar

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  1. An official prepares ballot boxes and other voting materials in Jakarta ahead of elections next

    The Big Read: Religion, fake news take centre stage as divided Indonesia goes to the polls

    Amid increasing religious polarisation, Indonesians are going to the voting booths more divided than ever, experts say.
  2. Secondary school students in Singapore

    The Big Read: Streaming — the good, the bad and the ugly side of an outdated policy

    Experts said that overall, subject-based banding will be beneficial in the sense that groups of students will no longer be tarred with the same ...
  3. PAP flag logo

    The Big Read: For Singapore’s next PM, the journey starts with the men and women in white

    This year's People’s Action Party (PAP) conference and the party’s Central Executive Committee election will be closely watched for clearer signs ...
  4. A gay couple prepares to get married at a group wedding for same-sex couples in West Hollywood

    The Big Read: With a house still divided over 377A, time to seek common ground

    More than a decade after a bruising and fractious debate that ended in a stalemate, the powder keg that is Section 377A of the Penal Code has been ...
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    HDB shops to get S$29m funding boost under enhanced revitalisation scheme

    The S$29 million in funding for the scheme this year is higher than the one previously announced by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat in his Budget ...
  6. radio hang

    Batam-based Radio Hang says it 'strongly rejects' radical ideologies

    The religious radio station also told Indonesian media it does not encourage listeners to engage in violence, after Singapore's Home Affairs ...
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    Singapore 'far from ready' to do away with race categorisation: Ong Ye Kung

    "Singapore as a country existed only 51 years. The Singaporean identity itself is rather quite empty. What fills up a Singaporean identity is the ...
  8. Kampung Admiralty's automated underground bike parking system

    'Kampung Admiralty’ to house Singapore’s first automated bicycle parking system

    Set to be rolled out in early 2017, the automated bicycle parking system in Kampung Admiralty will provide secure and convenient storage of over ...